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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

Improve & support the safe & effective completion of calibrations. Support troubleshooting, problem solving, & project implementation for measuring equipment. Ensure compliance with cGMPs as well as local & corporate requirements for calibration compliance.



Essential Functions

• Lead, conduct, & participate in systematic problem solving. Support cross-functional investigations in all customer areas
• Evaluate measuring equipment performance & effectiveness of tasks & frequencies; respond to potential issues
• Review Calibration orders for accuracy & completeness & perform Technical Completion (TECO) & Usage Decisions (UD)) of work orders in SAP
• Own continuous improvement & equipment reliability plans. Provide coaching & support to metrology technicians & process owners for measuring equipment
• Accurately perform complex mathematical formulas relating to calibrations
• Write & maintain standard work for calibration methods
• Design/Re-design/Evaluate/Optimize metrology systems & equipment
• Perform complex calibrations in the areas of temperature, pressure, conductivity, humidity, pH, TOC, flow, mass & frequency. Maintain critical metrology equipment & tools. Assists in department planning
• Lead Shutdown execution in close collaboration with the Metrology Planner
• Develop work packages & creates plans to support metrology technicians to include required documents, parts, & specialized tools or equipment
• Ensure team members are trained to corporate requirements. Monitor performance & the completion of training of the technicians, Attain & maintain certification provided by corporate as the Metrology Trainer
• Address safety, quality, staffing, or personnel issues & escalate to Supervisor if necessary
• Provide performance review input for team members as requested by Supervisor
• Follow all safety and environmental requirements in the performance of duties
• Other accountabilities, as assigned

Physical Requirements

Moves equipment &/or supplies weighing up to 33 pounds within the facility using various body positions. Routinely operates & inspects manufacturing equipment using hands. Strap & unstrap pallets using hands. Ability to be on feet for up to a 12-hour shift. May required corrected vision to 20/20 or 20/25 based on role. May require color vision based on role. Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder. May be required to work at elevated heights. Occasionally works around odorous &/or hazardous materials. May be required to wear gloves. Occasionally performs critical job functions in extremely cold work environment. Occasionally positions oneself within confined spaces for inspection, repair & maintenance of equipment. Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection. May be required to secure a motorized vehicle license & operate a motorized vehicle based on the role.


• Associate’s degree from an accredited university required
• May consider a High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of nine (9) years of relevant metrology/calibration work experience in pharmaceutical or other highly regulated industries required
• Minimum of seven (7) years relevant metrology/calibration work experience in pharmaceutical or other highly regulated industries required
• Proficiency in the following areas: Metrology, Instrumentation & Controls, Electro-Mechanical systems, & Electronics preferred
• Calibrate the following parameters: temperature, pressure, conductivity, humidity, pH, TOC, flow, mass & frequency preferred
• Experience using electronic calibration management systems such as SAP, Blue Mountain RAM, ProCal, MAXIMO, etc. required
• Able to read & apply schematics, wiring diagrams & other technical documents Experience investigating GMP calibration or instrument failures preferred
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, SAP, PM & OM Modules preferred
• Demonstrates a high level of organization in task management required
• Demonstrates logical planning for task execution and follow-up preferred
• Demonstrates a systematic approach to problem solving and troubleshooting preferred

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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