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Environmental Coordinator API Job

Date: Jun 8, 2019

Location: Clayton, NC, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 95 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.

Help us bring quality to life. We are currently seeking top talent for our two pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in Clayton, NC.

Working at our Diabetes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (DAPI) manufacturing facility

Your Groundbreaking Journey

To help meet the growing demand for our treatments, Novo Nordisk expects to double production of diabetes and obesity drugs over the next decade. We are currently building a new 825,000 sq. ft diabetes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) plant in Clayton, NC next to our existing “fill and finish” manufacturing facility. Our new $2 billion API facility is expected to be operational in 2020, with 700 full-time employees responsible for the fermentation, recovery and purification of insulin and GLP1 ingredients. This once in a life-time career opportunity is ideal for pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals who not only understand the operational complexities of manufacturing but also have the desire and drive to help us design, build and validate our processes. Here, you will work with the best manufacturing professionals in the industry, while learning and taking part in the plant design.

Position Purpose:

Manage waste & recycling services & compliance to environmental permits to reduce waste. Ensure environmental compliance.


  • Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties.
  • Ensure compliance of waste, wastewater & storm water systems. Prepare & submit compliance reports.
  • Collect, maintain & report environmental data.
  • Execute the waste disposal & recycling program within compliance while implementing ideas for reducing volume & costs.
  • Participate with the spill response & first aid teams; table top exercises.
  • Obtain & maintain ISO Certification.
  • Manage vendors & contracts for waste, recycling, security systems, fire systems, environmental laboratory services & emergency spill contractor.
  • Other accountabilities as assigned.

Requires Qualifications:

  • 2 years in managing hazardous waste
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste regulations.
  • Knowledge of environmental compliance.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education & experience
  • 3+ years in general environmental compliance
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Participation in emergency response teams
  • Pharmaceutical experience a plus
  • Good communication & writing skills
  • Working knowledge of fire detection/suppression/prevention systems
  • Knowledge of security badging systems

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in & around an active construction site during project phase.
  • Ability to work in areas with odors/hazardous materials, near operating equipment, in high places, confined spaces, & moderate to loud noise environments.
  • Service attitude: Demonstrates a “How can I help you today!” attitude.
  • Available to work hours necessary to support production & maintenance activities.

Life-Changing Careers with Novo Nordisk

With a local presence for more than 25 years, Novo Nordisk is one of the largest employers in Johnston County, with over 1,200 highly-skilled and dedicated employees working in Clayton and a diverse, global workforce of more than 40,000.

We aspire to operate in a socially responsible way, and we are committed to offering a healthy and engaging workplace. Our Clayton manufacturing facilities have been honored as a FORTUNE 100 Best Places to Work For 10 years in a row. Other recent employer honors include the ISPE Company of the Year, the Triangle Business Journal Healthiest Employers in the Triangle and the NC Department of Labor 2 Million Hour Safety Award. Approximately 19% of our Clayton employees are veterans, and we offer year-round opportunities to give back to the community. If you’re looking for a life-changing career with real impact, join our team and help us defeat diabetes, obesity and other chronic diseases.

At this time, Novo Nordisk is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future would require sponsorship for employment visa status.

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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.

Requisition ID: 59834BR
State/Provinces: Clayton
Job Category: Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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