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Shift manager - Wash & Sterilization / Inspection - AP - Nights - Team C

Employer
Novo Nordisk
Location
Clayton, NC
Start date
Feb 19, 2024

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Discipline
Science/R&D, Biotechnology
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

About the Department

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 100 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.

 

In NC, we operate three pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities that are responsible for fulfilling different steps in our injectable and oral treatment supply chains.  Our legacy Injectable Finished Products (IFP) facility in Clayton, NC is a 457,000 square foot aseptic "fill and finish" site that is responsible for producing innovative, injectable diabetes and obesity treatments. At IFP, you’ll join a global network of manufacturing professionals who are passionate about what they do.

 

What we offer you:

  • Leading pay and annual performance bonus for all positions
  • All employees enjoy generous paid time off including 14 paid holidays
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance – effective day one
  • Guaranteed 8% 401K contribution plus individual company match option
  • Family Focused Benefits including 12 weeks paid parental & 6 weeks paid family medical leave
  • Free access to Novo Nordisk-marketed pharmaceutical products
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Employee Referral Awards

 

At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources, and mentorship to help grow and build your career.  Are you ready to realize your potential?  Join Team Novo Nordisk and help us make what matters.
 

 

The Position

Lead, coach, and mentor shift process teams to execute production plans in order to meet quality, customer and business objectives.

 

Relationships

Senior Manager/Director, Aseptic or Finished Production.

 

Essential Functions

  • Create a safe, productive, and engaging workplace
  • Promote adherence to all quality objectives, specifications, and requirements
  • Coach and mentor work cell leaders, operations area specialists, quality improvement specialists, process team members & technical area specialists, as applicable
  • Provide direction, prioritization, and motivation for all shift team members
  • Responsible for management of people for all shift team members (personnel issues, employment decisions, vacation planning, etc.)
  • Perform process confirmation of standards to ensure compliance
  • Collaborate across shift teams to share, standardize, and continuously improve
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned

 

Physical Requirements

Moves equipment &/or supplies weighing up to 33 pounds within the facility using various body positions. Routinely operates & inspects manufacturing equipment using hands. Strap & unstrap pallets using hands. Must be able to be on your feet for up to a 12-hour shift. Must be able to remain in a stationary position (sitting and standing) 50% of the time. May required corrected vision to 20/20 or 20/25 based on role. May require color vision based on role. Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder. May be required to work at elevated heights. Occasionally works around odorous &/or hazardous materials. May be required to wear latex gloves. May perform critical job functions in extremely cold work environments depending on site. May position oneself within confined spaces for inspection if required of the role. Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection. May be required to secure a motorized vehicle license & operate a motorized vehicle based on the role.

 

Development of People

Ensure that reporting personnel have individual development plans (IDP), with annual goals and measurements that are consistent with the priorities of the business, and that interim reviews are held so that their work is focused on those priorities, and they understand their level of accountability for results and the measurement process.

 

Ensure that the IDP forms include completed learning and aspiration plans and are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility.

 

Manage the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures, and Novo Nordisk Way.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a manufacturing organization required, preferably pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • May consider an Associate’s degree from an accredited university with two (2) additional years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • May consider a High School diploma or GED with four (4) additional years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Minimum of three (3) years of direct supervisory experience required or for internal candidates may consider successful completion of NN leadership talent development program (ie: GROW)
  • Two (2) years of Aseptic Processing experience (Aseptic Production only) preferred
  • Ability to read, write and understand complicated product documentation and standard operating procedures with attention to detail preferred
  • Computer expertise in the following applications: MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, PLCs, PAS-X a plus
  • Experience utilizing process improvement or Lean manufacturing tools, or Six Sigma methodologies preferred
  • Demonstrated experience using systematic approaches to problem solving and decision making required
  • Proven expertise in planning/organizing, setting priority, managing execution, checking results, and revising the work plan preferred

 

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

 

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.

 

Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.

 

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.

Company

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 54,400 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information visit novonordisk.com.

Our US Research & Development hub, located in the Greater Boston area, brings together the best talent to drive life science innovation. Located in Lexington, Watertown and Cambridge, our teams reflect the full scope of R&D, from early research through late-stage clinical development. We are building for the future by creating a distinct R&D community based on collaboration, partnerships, and cutting-edge research across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. We recognize that improving human health starts here and that patients rely on us. By combining the speed and agility of biotech with the quality, resources, and stability of a large pharmaceutical company, our US R&D hub will benefit from the best of both worlds to develop new medicines that meet the needs of patients.

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617-612-6200
Location
75 Hayden Avenue
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MA
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United States

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