Senior Quality Engineer

Category:  Engineering & Technical

Odense, Region South Denmark, DK


Would you like to bring your experience and a strong quality mindset to our Fill & Finish Expansions (FFEX) department at Novo Nordisk? Do you consider yourself to be passionate about ensuring quality in manufacturing processes? Are you ready for a next role in pharmaceutical industry? 


Then this could be the perfect opportunity to become our next Senior Quality Engineer. Read on and apply today for a life-changing career!

The Position

As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will join a team in a fast-paced environment. The team is responsible for building and implementing a Quality Management System for a new manufacturing site. We are defining requirements based on risk assessment and ensuring compliance with Good Manufacturing (GMP) standards.


You will work closely with various stakeholders and have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our expansion project. 


Currently, the workplace will be at our project office in Høje Taastrup, as well as our offices in Odense. It is also expected to have a maximum of 10 traveling days a year.


The main tasks will be to:
•    Develop and implement a Quality Management System (QMS) ensuring compliance with Novo Nordisk QMS and Regulatory requirements.
•    Support, plan, and execute validation activities.
•    Utilize experience within regulated processes to drive improvements and ensure quality assurance.
•    Develop a robust setup for facility, utility, and equipment compliance together with colleagues.
•    Manage stakeholders and maintain effective communication throughout the project.



To be considered for this position, you should:
•    Hold a master’s degree.
•    Have solid experience working within quality and risk management in regulated processes, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry.
•    Have experience in defining requirements based on risk assessment.
•    Have knowledge of GMP standards and quality assurance principles.
•    Be fluent in written and spoken English.


On a personal level, you are led by a strong quality mindset and attention to details. Having excellent communication skills, stakeholder management skills and the ability to work in a structured, detail-oriented manner is key to succeed in this role. 


About the department

You will be joining the Fill & Finish Expansions (FFEX) department, which is responsible for designing, planning, and building major fill & finish expansion projects across Product Supply, Quality & IT (PSQIT) at Novo Nordisk. Our department is committed to delivering innovative solutions and driving change in the pharmaceutical industry. With a global approach and collaboration with multiple sites and cultures, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of millions of patients worldwide.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.

Apply before 4 August 2024.


You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV. 


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 
At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.