Operations Area Specialist Job:
Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk
Clayton North Carolina
This position is for FP Assembly Team C - Nights.

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 95 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 improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world.

Help us bring quality to life. We are currently seeking top talent for our two pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in Clayton, NC.

Working at our filling and finishing facility (DFP)

Make What Matters

Our 457,000 square foot aseptic “fill and finish” manufacturing facility in Clayton, NC, currently employs more than 850 people. The facility is part of a global network of manufacturing sites responsible for several key steps in the diabetes treatment manufacturing process, including sterile formulation, filling, inspection, device assembly and packaging.

Producing medicines is a special responsibility. Our employees are passionate about what they do, knowing that their work makes a difference to millions of people who rely on our products every day.

Join us and help make what matters.

Position Purpose:
Serve as key member of shift production leadership team providing operations support and coaching.

  • Acts as a process advocate, coordinating daily schedule with stakeholders and removing barriers and enabling the process to run optimally.
  • Serves as coach and mentor for process teams.
  • Execute process confirmation of Operations standards used on shift and work with process team to find ideas to proactively improve quality and compliance
  • Coach Operations Event Response process on shift
  • Visualize/track events and actions
  • Check that solutions are verified to work and shared across shifts
  • Resolves/ elevates issues on systems such as e-time, PRISM and SAP
  • Implements process improvements.
  • Observes and enforces all safety and environmental requirements
  • Manage development planning process for operators on shift.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Desired Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree or industry equivalent experience.
  • Five (5) years of manufacturing experience in a pharmaceutical environment.
  • Experience using Lean/Six Sigma methodologies and achieving sustainable process improvements.
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly in writing and presentations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning methodologies and is able to use multiple methods to train and coach others.
  • Computer expertise in the following applications: MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SAP, novoLIMS, PAS-X (Mandatory)
  • Experience planning, organizing, managing execution, checking results, and revising work plans.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to work hours necessary to support production.
  • Ability to travel internationally 30% through the duration of the Project.
Other Requirements:
  • Ability to work hours necessary to support shift production.
  • Ability to travel internationally

Novo Nordisk is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future would require sponsorship for employment visa status.

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Requisition ID: 59798BR
State/Provinces: Clayton
Job Category: manufacturing

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