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Metrology Area Specialist Job
Novo Nordisk | Clayton, North Carolina
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Job Description

Requisition ID 49188BR
Title Metrology Area Specialist
Job Description
Position Purpose:
Procure, manage & maintain traceable calibration standards for use in the site calibration system. Develop & manage calibration specifications & methods in accordance with cGMP, site/corporate procedures, policies, & business needs. Implement calibrations in SAP. Select, audit & approve external calibration service suppliers.

Accountabilities:
* Work in a safe & environmentally responsible way.
* Ensure correct calibration standards are available.
* Creates, approves & manages calibration specifications & methods.
* Configures SAP maintenance plans, scheduling & task lists in accordance with approved specifications.
* Support equipment owners in all aspects related to instrumentation (cal specs, problem solving, instrument selection, failure investigation).
* Support calibration technicians in training, problem solving & improvement projects.
* Perform failure investigations (non-conformities) related to Metrology/Calibration process.
* Drive improvements in calibration methods, standards, & specifications to fulfill customer needs.
* Other accountabilities as assigned.
Required Education:
BA/BS degree in related engineering or science discipline or equivalent (experience + education).

Required Experience:
* 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical calibrations/metrology or other highly regulated industry (nuclear).
* Experience in planning maintenance &/or calibration activities.
* Experience investigating GMP calibration or instrument failures.
* Experience in preparing technical instructions/procedures.
Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge:
* Demonstrated expertise in measurement instrumentation theory & method development.
* Demonstrated expertise in calibrating pharmaceutical or other highly regulated instrumentation.
* Working knowledge of cGMPs, corporate, & site level requirements & procedures.
* Demonstrated ability to write technical documents, instructions & reports.
* Demonstrated ability to present technical information to others.
* Working knowledge of SAP, PM & QM modules.
* Working knowledge of Word & Excel software applications.
* Working knowledge of handling & accounting for measurement uncertainty.
Organization/Planning:
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks & responsibilities with competing priorities.

Problem Solving:
Demonstrated systematic approach to problem solving and troubleshooting

Physical Requirements and Other Requirements:
* Able to lift up to 30 lbs. with assistance.
* Able to travel outside of U.S. (7 day duration, up to twice per year).
* Able to work extended hours to support plant operations.

Department Instrumentation & Controls
Position Location US - Clayton, NC
City Clayton
State/Provinces US - NC

At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle - helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness

With a career at Novo Nordisk, you'll feel a difference right from the start. It's a sense of inspiration and mobility that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families, and communities everywhere. Congratulations on taking your first step!

Novo Nordisk is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Novo Nordisk will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call the U.S. Toll Free number at 1-855-411-5290 or click on the following link to submit your request: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/novoaccommodation. Please note we do not accept applications for employment or employment related solicitations through this site. If you are requesting special assistance, please specify your request by selecting "Yes" in Question 2 on the site. We will not be able to respond to requests unless you specify the need for special assistance or an accommodation in Question 2. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

About Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S is a Denmark-based healthcare company. The Company provides diabetes care and is engaged in haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. The Company manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products and services to patients, the medical profession and society. The Company is organized in two segments: diabetes care and biopharmaceuticals. Diabetes care includes discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of products within the areas of insulin, glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1 and related delivery systems, as well as oral antidiabetic products (OAD). Biopharmaceuticals includes discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of products within the therapy areas haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy, hormone replacement therapy, inflammation therapy and other therapy areas.

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