Utility Supporter – Air Systems

Kalundborg – WestZealand, Zealand, Denmark
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18 May 2024


Novo Nordisk has announced plans to invest more than DKK42 billion to expand existing manufacturing facilities in Kalundborg, to support the current and future company portfolio within serious chronic diseases.

We are hiring colleagues within Utility Support to join the investment project. 

Would you like to join a dynamic global company and work on an exciting new capacity expansion project? Are you interested in the opportunity to establish new active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturing facilities that bridges new and automated technologies with strong know-how and expertise in biotech manufacturing?

The activities will be carried out at our site in Kalundborg, Novo Nordisk hub for API manufacturing.  

The position
We are looking for an Air System supporter in a manufacturing facility construction project. The main design principle will be to implement the best design standards from other existing facilities.
You can look forward to:

-Participate in the establishment of a competent user organization, integration with engineering partners and cooperation with existing production areas.
-Choose suppliers and perform ongoing follow-up with these from start to finish.
-Perform structural checks of the constructions.
-Follow up and keep track of changes.

Your responsibilities will include:

-Write/review specifications
-Review of designs
-Installation of equipment
-Commissioning and qualification
-Development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
-Maintenance training
You will also need to assess any project risks and develop standards to ensure structure and transparency.

To succeed in this role, we imagine you have:

-Interest in and preferable experience with clean & black utility systems as Compressed Air such as Instrument Air, Process Air, Displacement Air, Exhaust Air, vacuum, and Oxygen.
-Knowledge of Water Systems such as Potable, Purified and Process Water, Waste, and cooling systems.
-Understanding of technical documents such as URS, SAT, FAT, and validation protocols, as well as complicated product documentation.
-Fluency in English (both oral and written)
-It will be an advantage if you have a degree in Technology Management and Marine Engineering (Maskinmester) or have an academic education in mechanical engineering or similar, but we are also open if you are a skilled technician.

On a personal level, you thrive in this job if you like close teamwork, and if you are motivated by others. You like working in a multicultural environment that requires independence to make decisions.

About the department
API Project Utility is a team of Engineers with responsibility for Clean and Black Utility in a manufacturing facility construction project. Currently consists of 19 engineers and 4 Project Managers who are working closely with other disciplines in the construction project.

About Novo Nordisk Kalundborg
Since 1969, Novo Nordisk Kalundborg has been a cornerstone in our production of API. With more than 50 years of expertise in large-scale biotech manufacturing, we are today the world’s largest insulin-producing facility. Our 4,400 employees at Novo Nordisk Kalundborg produce half of the world’s insulin, and several biopharmaceutical products. Together, we make a difference every day for more than 35 million people living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. 
Join our growing manufacturing hub in Kalundborg and gain thousands of dedicated colleagues. It is your drive and our passion, that makes a difference for their future. Are you ready for a life-changing career?

For more information about the position, Thomas Rose Lund Pedersen, Project Director Utility – API Expansion, mobile: +45 # #

June 2, 2024

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At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.


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