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Technical Area Specialist - Night Shift Job

Date: Apr 5, 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 fill/finish facility (DFP)

Make What Matters
Our 457,000 square foot aseptic “fill and finish” manufacturing facility in Clayton, NC, currently employs more than 850 people. The facility is part of a global network of manufacturing sites responsible for several key steps in the diabetes treatment manufacturing process, including sterile formulation, filling, inspection, device assembly and packaging.

Producing medicines is a special responsibility. Our employees are passionate about what they do, knowing that their work makes a difference to millions of people who rely on our products every day. Join us and help make what matters.

Position Purpose:
Coach, support, and develop technical competencies on shift needed to support successful execution of processes.

  • Acts as a maintenance advocate, coordinating daily schedule, removing barriers and enabling maintenance to run optimally.
  • Serves as coach and technical mentor for work cell leaders, maintenance technicians and process teams.
  • Execute process confirmation of maintenance standards used on shift and work with process team to find ideas to proactively improve quality and compliance
  • Coach maintenance Event Response process
    • Visualize/track events and actions
    • Confirm S&EP technicians and Operators understand and follow process
    • Check that solutions are verified to work and shared across shifts
  • Manage development plan for S&EP technicians on shift
  • Execute on shift maintenance plan, review and close work orders
  • Ensure maintenance work is properly documented in SAP and log books.
  • Implements process improvements.
  • Observes and enforces all safety and environmental requirements
  • Performs other duties as required.

BS/BA in technical field or industry equivalent experience.

Desired Qualifications:
Minimum 5 yr. maintenance leadership experience in manufacturing or equivalent industry / military experience.

Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge:

Knowledgeable in the following high-speed, automated systems: Filling, Formulation, Inspection, Assembly and Packaging. Experience driving process improvements/design using systematic methodologies; Lean and Six Sigma strongly preferred.


Proven expertise in mentoring/development, change management, planning/organizing, managing execution, and revising the work plan for complex problems solved by cross functional teams

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts or longer, day or night.
  • Ability to attain clean room gowning certification and work with hazardous materials including sanitants.
  • Ability to work hours necessary to support shift production.
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Ability to achieve core gown certification

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: 59753BR
State/Provinces: Clayton
Job Category: manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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