Do you thrive in an environment where two workdays are never the
same? Are you passionate and experienced within the field of
pharmaceutical production? Do you have the skills to help us optimize
and develop our production? Then keep reading. We are looking for a
new colleague to support and optimize the purification of insulin detemir.
Purification Plant II consists of approximately 100 competent and dedicated colleagues who ensure the production of the active pharmaceutical ingredient, insulin detemir. The department is divided into 3 production teams and 2 support teams. The support team, where the position is available, consists of 11 academics and technicians with various backgrounds.
The most important task of the team is to support and optimize the daily production of insulin detemir in accordance with GMP. The purification process of insulin detemir consists of column chromatography, crystallization, centrifugation, acylation and drying. When issues arise in the production, you will play an essential role in solving the problems briefly and effectively. Thus, in close cooperation with the maintenance staff, the operators and the various stakeholders, you will have a crucial role in ensuring a stable production.
Aside from ensuring a stable production, the job also gives rich opportunities to optimize and improve the process. You will get the opportunity to manage or participate in various projects such as implementation of new technology or process optimizations. In the nearest future, PPII will be rebuilt into a multipurpose facility capable of producing some of the most novel insulin analogues. This provides a golden opportunity to challenge yourself while contributing to the strengthening of Novo Nordisk´s leading position within diabetes care.
Based on your competencies, talents and passion, we will make sure
that you are continuously in development personally and
professionally. We can offer you a challenging job where no days are
alike. For the right candidate, this job can potentially be a stepping
stone leading to a career as a specialist, a line manager or a project manager.
You hold a degree in engineering, biotechnology, pharmacy or natural sciences. Alternatively, you have competences and experience acquired from working in similar fields. Preferably you have a few years of experience from pharmaceutical production, but newly graduated candidates will also be taken into consideration. If you have experience with GEP (Good Engineering Practice) or automation it will be viewed as a big plus.
As a person you are ambitious with a can-do-attitude. You are able to learn new skills quickly and you thrive in a busy work environment where priorities often change. You have a positive approach to problem solving and you solve problems in a structured and systematic way. You are a team player who is open, honest and independent, as well as flexible to changes.
You have good communication skills and the ability to efficiently
work with concurrent tasks. Being proactive, responsible and energetic
is important if you want to succeed in this position. In return, you
will find opportunities for personal and professional development that
will be hard to come by elsewhere.
Working at Novo Nordisk Kalundborg
Novo Nordisk in Kalundborg, is the world’s largest insulin production plant, with a size corresponding to 156 football lanes, which is large enough to have a 5.5 kilometre running track around the site. We employ more than 2.600 dedicated employees, who all set ambitious goals and strive to make a difference to our patients by delivering products of high quality. The production site is growing faster than ever, leading to plenty of exciting challenges and opportunities. We solve these challenges by working together and being proactive.
In Novo Nordisk we have been changing diabetes since 1923. If you are ready to help us strengthen our position as an innovative pioneer and respected industry leader, we encourage you to join us and make the most of your talent.
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Anders Kalsen Petersen on +45 30795642.
31 january 2021
Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.