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Associate Process Engineer

Facility:  Engineering
Location: 

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. It’s not your average production site – it’s a tight-knit, supportive community working together to contribute to a better tomorrow for our patients. Ethics and quality are held in the highest regard, and a patient-focused mindset guides everything we do. We’re looking for individuals who are self-starters with a strong work ethic to join our team. 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

Responsible for assisting with design and implementation of manufacturing processes, instrumentation and equipment start-ups from the laboratory through manufacturing scale.

 

Relationships

Reports to: According to the organizational chart.

 

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

 

Essential Functions

  • Assist with coordinating fabrication, procurement, installation, engineering start-up, and validation activities of new equipment and systems, including documentation of IQ/OQ protocols, test executions, and summary reports
  • Participate in the development and implementation of procedural or automation improvement changes
  • Participate in design and hazard reviews of plant expansions or process changes
  • Support person for process improvement activities; including performing or authoring equipment specifications, user and functional requirements specifications, and necessary FAT and SAT protocols
  • 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.

 

Novo Nordisk requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine by December 8, 2021.  As required by applicable law, Novo Nordisk will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. You will be required to upload an image of your COVID-19 vaccine card at the time of hire and/or on your first day of employment.

 

Qualifications

  • Education and Certifications
    • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline
  • Work Experience
    • One (1) year of related experience, preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Ability to follow routine work instructions for new and ongoing projects and assignments
    • Knowledge of Automation and GMPs requirements preferred
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a high-paced team-oriented environment

 

Millions rely on us 
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive change. 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. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees to change the lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. Together, we go further. 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.