Maintenance Scheduler I

Facility:  Supply Chain

West Lebanon, NH, US

About the Department       

Site New Hampshire, located in West Lebanon, is where Novo Nordisk’s life-saving treatments are brought to life. Our manufacturing facility produces a global supply of our hemophilia and growth hormone product lines, as well as our next generation of cutting-edge medications.


What we offer you:

  • Leading pay and annual performance bonus for all positions
  • 34 Paid days off including vacation, sick days & company holidays
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
  • Guaranteed 8% 401K contribution plus individual company match option
  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Free access to Novo Nordisk-marketed pharmaceutical products


At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources and mentorship to grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential?


The Position

The primary focus of this role is to interface between maintenance, manufacturing, and production scheduling to schedule planned maintenance tasks and ensure completion of work and follow on activities. The role also provides support to the administration of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and other Facilities related administrative systems as directed.



Reports to: According to the organizational chart.


Essential Functions

  • Responsible for scheduling and coordination of maintenance activities
  • Develop and maintain key performance indicators to track adherence to schedule. Report on these metrics routinely
  • Create and manage the weekly and monthly schedule of work to be performed by Facilities on Manufacturing equipment
  • Work with Manufacturing Scheduling to ensure impactful maintenance tasks are identified on production schedule
  • Develops system administrator skills for the CMMS
  • Primary daily interface with the Facilities and Manufacturing teams to schedule, confirm completion of maintenance work  and verify follow up activities are completed
  • Generate or facilitate, as needed, document revisions related to maintenance, Facilities or Quality systems
  • Facilitate planning, scheduling and issue resolution forums as directed by the supervisor
  • Coordinate and support training of site staff related to CMMS and maintenance scheduling as directed
  • Support resolution of quality system items (exceptions, deviations and CAPA) as requested
  • Must be self-driven and able to prioritize, problem-solve and trouble shoot in a fast paced, complex environment
  • Communicate effectively with all internal and external customers.  Must have a collaborative team/customer focus
  • Other duties as required by supervisor. These may include, but are not limited to, training coordinator, metrology program support, and turn over package administration
  • Performs all job duties and responsibilities in a compliant and ethical manner and in accordance with all applicable healthcare laws, regulations and industry codes
  • Incorporates the Novo Nordisk Way and 10 Essentials in all activities and interactions with others


Physical Requirements

0-10% overnight travel required. The ability to climb, reach, stand, and walk. The ability to push, pull, lift, finger, feel, and grasp. The ability to speak, listen, and understand verbal and written communication. Repetition including substantial movement of wrists, hands, and or fingers. Lifting up to 10 of force occasionally. Sedentary work – walking and standing are required only occasionally. Visual acuity to perform close activities such as: reading, writing, and analyzing; and to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.



  • Education and Certifications:
    • AA/AS/AAS or Bachelors degree in related field, or equivalent industrial, military or vocational training
  • Work Experience:
    • Minimum of three (3) years of maintenance experience (pharmaceutical industry preferred) or minimum of one (1) year of maintenance scheduling or production scheduling
    • Experience working with a CMMS (Regulatory Asset Manager preferred), Procore, Bluebeam or similar systems
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Adept at understanding, anticipating and addressing prerequisite and interdependent tasks to complete all activities as scheduled
    • Strong interpersonal and team skills including conflict resolution
    • Strong computer skills to Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and the ability to quickly learn other systems and applications


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.


Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.


If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.