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Associate Facilities Engineer

Novo Nordisk
West Lebanon, NH
Start date
Feb 22, 2024

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Administration, Facilities
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
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About the Department       

Site New Hampshire, located in West Lebanon, is where Novo Nordisk’s life-saving treatments are brought to life. Our manufacturing facility produces a global supply of our hemophilia and growth hormone product lines, as well as our next generation of cutting-edge medications.


What we offer you:

  • Leading pay and annual performance bonus for all positions
  • 36 Paid days off including vacation, sick days & company holidays
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
  • Guaranteed 8% 401K contribution plus individual company match option
  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Free access to Novo Nordisk-marketed pharmaceutical products


At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources and mentorship to grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential?


The Position

Responsible for the implementation of manufacturing support processes, instrumentation and equipment for offices, labs and manufacturing. At the direction of the Supervisor and more Sr. Engineers, provide support in facilities such processing, engineering, design, project coordination, start-up and validation of GMP and non-GMP utilities and facilities areas and systems. Ensures all work and documentation are in accordance with cGMP, NNUSBPI, and corporate guidelines.


Essential Functions

  • Provides support to a designated manufacturing operations area including the following activities
  • Equipment and system  troubleshooting to support deviations, corrective actions and related manufacturing impact or quality issues
  • Tracking and evaluating process trends or issues in collaboration with quality, mfg. sciences and manufacturing
  • Assists in procurement, installation, engineering start up and validation activities related to systems and equipment
  • Participates in the implementation of procedural improvement changes
  • Back up point of contact for solvent, waste and emission control and related cost optimizations/efficiencies
  • Execution of engineering runs to test equipment or to troubleshoot problems
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Performs all job duties and responsibilities in a compliant and ethical manner and in accordance with all applicable healthcare laws, regulations and industry codes
  • Incorporates the Novo Nordisk Way and 10 Essentials in all activities and interactions with others


Physical Requirements

0-10% overnight travel required; Standing, reaching, bending, lifting. The ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, and walk. The ability to push, pull, lift, finger, feel, and grasp. The ability to speak, listen, and understand verbal and written communication. Repetition including substantial movement of wrists, hands, and or fingers. Lifting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or constantly to move objects. Visual acuity to perform close activities such as: reading, writing, and analyzing; and to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations. The working environment includes a variety of physical conditions including: noise, vibration, inside and outside conditions including temperature changes, extreme cold, and extreme heat; proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. The working environment frequently includes close quarters and narrow aisles or passageways. Local and international travel: 0-5%.



  • Education and Certifications:
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering or related discipline
  • Work Experience:
  • Two (2) years related experience with an Associates or a one (1) year related experience with a Bachelor’s degree
  • Pharmaceutical process or biotechnology experience preferred
    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Receives instructions on routine work and new assignments
    • Knowledge of GMPs is preferred, but not required as these can be learned on the job
    • Basic knowledge and understanding of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s) and facility drawings desirable
    • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work in a high-paced team-oriented environment


    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.


    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

    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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