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Process Engineer II - Purification-Filtration Job
Novo Nordisk | Clayton, North Carolina
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Job Description

Requisition ID 49607BR
Title Process Engineer II - Purification/Filtration
Job Category Engineering
Job Description Your Groundbreaking Journey

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 90 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 and improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world.

To help meet the growing demand for our diabetes treatment, Novo Nordisk expects to double production of diabetes drugs over the next decade. Novo Nordisk is currently building a new diabetes API plant in Clayton, NC next to our existing facility that employs 800 people. The new plant will initially employ 700 employees to produce the active ingredients for a new diabetes oral treatment and a range of other diabetes drugs.

Novo Nordisk is currently seeking top talent for this green field project and eventual operations. This once in a life-time career opportunity is ideal for manufacturing professionals who not only understand the operational complexities of manufacturing but also have the desire and drive to help us design and build. Here you will work with the best manufacturing professionals in the industry, while learning and taking part in the plant design.

Additional Information Position Purpose:
* To support the successful ramp-up of filtration processes in the purification facility within DAPI-US.
* Support the initial definition of user requirements for the purification area.
* Once established, drive the process in the purification department & ensure system & equipment reliability.

Accountabilities:
* Support validation within area.
* Support quality of equipment & processes in DAPI-US.
* Ensure identification of & collaboration regarding interfaces to other processes & support systems in the project.
* Creation of risk assessment documents, such as Requirement Risk Assessments (RRA's).
* Creation & participation in QRM risk assessments, such as Closed-Process, Contamination & Facilities flows.
* Input & review to Process FMECA's for purification of project products.
* Participation in design work shops with engineering suppliers.
* Input, review & approval of Process Module Diagrams, & Process Flow Diagrams.
* Input, review & approval of Process Scheduling, Capacity Calculations & Equipment Sizing.
* Input, review & approval of process Lay-Out diagrams.
* Support Purification project team in maintaining schedule adherence.
* Ensure coordination & collaboration between project & other site stakeholders.
* Gather & ensure knowledge transfer to project from similar production sites in Novo Nordisk.

Education: Mandatory
BA/BS (pharmacology, engineering, biology) or related field.

Experience:
5-8+ years of experience operating in a GMP regulated environment.

Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge: Mandatory
* Specialist in purification/downstream processes, e.g. chromatography, filtration & related solvent systems.
* Experience with design of requirements documents.
* Knowledge of requirements/expectations from authorities e.g. FDA.
* Experience with Process Control Systems.

Organization/Planning:
Proven ability to establish & maintain networks & facilitate processes that encourage cross organizational knowledge sharing.

Physical & Other Requirements:
* Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
* Ability to move throughout the facility in the performance of duties in proximity to process equipment & areas.
* Ability to work flexible hours as necessary to meet customer & production needs.
* Ability to work in & around an active construction site during project phase.
* Ability to travel locally & internationally as necessary.

Department DAPI US Process Support Purification
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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