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Full time
Job Category:
Material Handler Support I Job
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Novo Nordisk | Clayton, NC
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Job Description

Requisition ID 49337BR
Title Material Handler Support I
Job Category Manufacturing
Job Description Position Purpose:
Perform cold storage & general warehousing activities for Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries Incorporated with an emphasis on material handling for the core production areas. Ensure quality of product through quantity verification & temperature monitoring.


* Timely & accurate issuance, return & transfer of semi-finished & finished product, components, & label control material & production-related materials
* Material requisitions & staging area replenishment
* Wrapping of palletized product in preparation for shipment
* Inventory control of newly received components/materials to include placing in locations
* Physical inventory to include cycle counts
* Look-up & reorder of inventory & plant supplies
* Daily inspections of the forklifts, warehouse, cold rooms, & freezer
* Maintain up-to- date training status
* Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties
* Utilization of direct issue, Good Receipt, inventory adjustment & transfer receipts
* Utilization of SAP & PAS-X for material flow to production
High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum 1 yr. related experience, preferably in a GMP warehouse or pharmaceutical industry

Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge:

* Basic math skills including knowledge of metric system
* Computer competencies required basic Microsoft knowledge: Outlook, Power point & Word
* Experience with a computerized inventory system such as SAP a plus
* Good written & verbal communication skills
* Training or experience to demonstrate an understanding of the risks inherent to the processing, handling & storage of hazardous materials
* Ability to operate stand-up & sit-down forklifts
Physical & Other Requirements:

* Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. with assistance
* Ability to work in cold temperatures
* Corrected vision to 20/30
* Ability to work in high places
* Ability to work rotating 24 hour on-call week-end shifts as needed
* Ability to work overtime as needed
* Ability to accurately judge depth from at least sixteen feet
* Willing to learn Lean manufacturing concepts through completion of cLEAN® Basic

Department Material Handling
Position Location US - Clayton, NC
City Clayton
State/Provinces US - NC
Shift. 12 hour Night Shift

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.