Process Controls Engineer (Onsite/Days)

Facility:  Digital & IT

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

This position assists with technical, quality and project issues within the Automation team. This person is expected to complete tasks under direction and supervision of a more senior Automation Engineer.



Reports to: According to the organizational chart


Number of subordinates with direct/indirect referral: n/a


Essential Functions

  • Under direct supervision will assist with the design, implementation, start-up and troubleshooting of automation and plant floor control systems. Under close supervision is responsible for the design and / or selection of instrumentation, control devices, control panels, and control / electrical power systems throughout the facility
  • Assists with troubleshooting, testing, validation, deployment and on-going maintenance of Automation Systems
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on routine work and on new assignments
  • Provides support to manufacturing and facilities areas including the following activities:
    • Support for resolution of deviations, investigations, and other quality issues
    • Assists with the design, procurement, construction, installation, engineering start-up, documentation and validation activities of new and modified control systems
    • Participates in the development and implementation of procedural or automation improvements to support Plant Objectives
    • Works on project(s), tracks spending/budgets, creates scope of work, develops risk assessments, justification, cost estimates, implements purchase requisitions, funding requests, and manages contracts
    • Provides support for troubleshooting for issues found in the manufacturing environment
    • Occasional supervision or coordination of contractors
  • This individual 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. stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, 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 33lbs/15kg of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Visual acuity to perform close activities such as: reading, writing, and analyzing; and visual inspection. The working environment includes a variety of physical conditions including: noise, inside and outside conditions, working in narrow aisles, and temperature changes; atmospheric conditions including: odors, fumes, and dust.



  • Education and Certifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline preferred
    • Certified Control System Technician from the International Society for Automation (ISA) preferred
  • Work Experience:
    • Minimum of seven (7) years related experience with HS diploma/GED, five (5) years related experience with an Associates or a minimum of two (2) years related experience with a Bachelor’s degree or a Master's with one (1) year of experience
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Some knowledge and experience with the following is required:

    • Instrumentation & Control Device operation and troubleshooting
    • Programmable Logic Controllers
    • Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA)
    • Variable Speed Drives
    • Electrical systems such as 120 VAC, 24 VDC, 480 VAC
    • NFPA codes related to Automation & Electrical work
  • Some knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio, Project, & PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and Networking  systems (Ethernet) is desired
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD (ability to view, make minor changes) is desired
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team-oriented environment is desired


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.