Operational Responsible for Storage Facilities

Hillerød – Frederiksborg, Zealand, Denmark
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19 May 2024

Are you motivated by working in a changing environment? Does the idea of being involved in a new capacity expansion project where you can influence, and impact future API production facilities sound interesting? Then here is a great opportunity to become a part of a team, where we turn ideas into actions.

Apply today for the position as our Operation Responsible (OR) for storage facilities and Facility monitoring system (FMS) in a new large green field project.

The position

In Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) we are planning to expand our production facilities in Hillerød, to meet the future need of our expanding product pipeline. Therefore, we are looking for an Operational Responsible. You will have the responsibility for the process/systems in scope on a highly critical project with high strategic impact for Novo Nordisk’s future business.

Your responsibilities will include following:

-Defining & approving user requirements for storage facilities and FMS.
-Mapping of storage facilities (cold storages, freezer rooms, warehouse)  
-Performance Verification for the storage facilities and FMS.
-Process Validation and ongoing monitoring.
-Validation planning and procedures

This project will give you the scope to be involved in a new, high-profile green field project where you will have the opportunity to be involved in shaping a large new production facility and team.

You will be a part of a growing facility team covering the construction phase, qualification phase and bringing the facility into operation and play a key role as OR for the use of the storage facility in the future.

In this position you will be travelling within Europe approximately 20 days a year. 


To succeed in this role, you need to have:

-A relevant academic degree within engineering or similar (candidates with relevant technical background and extensive experience are welcome too).
-At least 5 years of solid engineering experience preferably from Pharma.
-Validation experience from a GMP related area.
-Technical and operational knowledge of GMP regulated facilities as well as about storage facilities and FMS
-Fluent in written and spoken English.

On a personal level you are a driven by your curiosity to learn and feel motivated by finding good solutions to complex problems in a dynamic environment, where you always keep your stakeholders motivated, engaged, and informed.

Whilst you can expect a high degree of independence in this position, you also act as a team player with great ability to build strong working relations and collaborate with people across boundaries and share ideas with others, to succeed with the best solution.

About the department

Our team is part of the BRD Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Denmark Area that is in Gentofte, Hillerød and Kalundborg. This is where the active ingredients, going into all our life-saving biotech products, are made by app. 500 committed colleagues. We manufacture through complex chemical and biotechnological processes requiring a high level of expertise, commitment, and engagement from our employees, including cultivation, recovery, purification and freeze-drying. We are producing at full speed in existing facilities, while building and ramping up new state of the art additions to keep up with demand and new Novo Nordisk products. We bring value to patients by delivering the purest possible high-quality API made in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). We drive change by always looking for improvements within our processes, but also in the way we work together to make our products reach as many patients as possible.

Working at BRD, Novo Nordisk

Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) is part of Novo Nordisk Product Supply, which is a global production network at the forefront of technology and quality production of pharmaceutical products. In BRD we are not only supplying all Novo Nordisk products for Rare Diseases, but also using our competences in Biotech to support the growing efforts into completely new production platforms and therapy areas for Novo Nordisk. We are app. 2650 colleagues committed to drive change for people with serious chronic diseases. We produce our life-saving medicines out of five state-of-the-art production sites in Denmark and United States – covering the entire production value chain where raw materials are cultivated, purified, formulated, filled, assembled in devices, packed, and distributed across the globe. Not only are we making a difference for patients – we also strive to make a difference for our employees by promoting a learning culture with high level of trust, innovation, and development for everyone.


If you would like to discuss further, you are welcome to contact, Manager, Niki Andersen +45 30798747.


19 May 2024.  Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged as soon as possible.

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