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Process Equipment Technician

Facility:  Manufacturing
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

This position has primary responsibility for routine maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment – such as diaphragm valves, centrifugal pumps, pressure regulators, autoclaves, Clean in Place (CIP) systems, centrifuge, and homogenizer. This role will assist in the coordination and execution of manufacturing equipment maintenance, improvement programs, and quality responses for process equipment as needed.

 

Relationships

Reports to: According to the organizational chart.

 

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

 

Essential Functions

  • Perform preventive maintenance (PM) of manufacturing related equipment
  • Perform trouble shooting, repair and corrective maintenance (CM) of manufacturing related equipment
  • In partnership with Senior Technicians, Process Engineers and/or Manufacturing Technicians assist with trouble shooting, repair and maintenance of manufacturing related equipment
  • Interfaces with engineering and/or manufacturing departments to schedule work in parallel with manufacturing operations
  • Complete assigned PM work orders and Facilities work requests within the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Available for “On-Call” as required
  • Perform all other duties or tasks as assigned
  • 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, balance, 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 to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations. The working environment includes a variety of physical conditions including: noise, vibration, inside and outside conditions including temperature changes, extreme cold, and extreme heat; proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. The working environment frequently includes close quarters and narrow aisles or passageways.

 

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
    • Associates Degree and/or Professional Certification in relevant field or equivalent military training with minimum one (1) year of work experience or high school diploma or equivalent with minimum of two (2) years of experience performing troubleshooting, repair and corrective and/or preventive maintenance
  • Work Experience
    • Previous experience performing troubleshooting, and/or repair of equipment
    • Previous experience performing corrective and/or preventive maintenance activities
    • Previous experience in clean room environment preferred
    • GMP applications preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Possess basic mechanical knowledge
    • Ability to read and understand equipment and system drawings
    • Knowledge of proper use of hand tools

 

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.