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At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 100 years, we have led the way in diabetes care. Being part of Novo Nordisk allows our employees to embark on life-changing careers, and the opportunity to help improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world.

In NC, we operate three pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities that are responsible for fulfilling different steps in our injectable and oral treatment supply chains. Our legacy Injectable Finished Products (IFP) facility in Clayton, NC is a 457,000 square foot aseptic “fill and finish” site that is responsible for producing innovative, injectable diabetes and obesity treatments. At IFP, you’ll join a global network of manufacturing professionals who are passionate about what they do.

What we offer you:

• Leading pay and annual performance bonus for all positions
• All employees enjoy generous paid time off including14 paid holidays
• Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance – effective day one
• Guaranteed 8% 401K contribution plus individual company match option
• Family Focused Benefits including 12 weeks paid parental & 6 weeks paid family medical leave
• Free access to Novo Nordisk-marketed pharmaceutical products
• Tuition Assistance
• Life & Disability Insurance
• Employee Referral Awards

At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources, and mentorship to help grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential? Join Team Novo Nordisk and help us make what matters.

The Position

Work with team and vendors to ensure process control systems for new equipment and processes are in alignment with local and global standards. Incumbent would also work with equipment vendors to spec equipment IFA’s and requirements ensuring the equipment is able to connect to and be used in local manufacturing meeting all requirements. This position is based in Clayton, NC and offer flexible scheduling options.


Manager, Senior Manager.

Essential Functions

• Support plans to maintain & improve process control systems
• Schedule & execute plans in coordination with manufacturing schedules
• Operate as automation resource on projects that involve process control systems
• Responsible for own self development & initiative to understand the site process control systems
• Adhere to the automation standards & implement the necessary changes to the automation-related specifications & maintenance plans
• Support audits & inspections as SME for process control systems
• Utilize the appropriate cLEAN® tools within the main areas of Systematic Problem Solving, process improvement, & project management
• Operate within compliance with a Quality Mindset that focuses on risk management & mitigation
• Implement effective change management
• Support Corporate, IFP, local IT, & local stakeholder initiatives & projects
• Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties
• Other accountabilities, as assigned

Physical Requirements

Ability to work in an open office environment with the possibility of frequent distraction. Ability to travel up to 10% of the time. (% can change on a case-by-case basis based on the role).


• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field of study from an accredited university or received Bachleor’s degree in engineering by May 27, 2024. required
• May consider an Associate’s Degree in engineering technology or related field of study from an accredited university with a minimum of two (2) years engineering experience in process-based manufacturing, utility, &/or packaging systems required
• Minimum of three (3) years engineering experience in process-based manufacturing, utility, &/or packaging systems preferred
• Following experience is a plus: PLC, SCADA, MES, Oracle & MS SQL
• Proven expertise in planning/organization/execution of engineering activities a plus
• Follow up on results & revising the work plan for complex problems being resolved by cross functional teams a plus

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.

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