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Manager, MES Engineering, PAS - X

Employer
Novo Nordisk
Location
Clayton, NC
Start date
Feb 25, 2024

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

Responsible for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) department divided into two tracks: system support & system management. Provides leadership & coaching to MES staff. Responsible for MES system support & system management overseeing subject matter experts within MES applications. Ensure processes, service level agreements are in place & people are trained sufficiently to meet the system uptime requirements. Responsible for developing strategic goals & objectives in alignment with all relevant NN business plans. Drive improvement projects & system upgrades.

 

Relationships

Reports to Director.

 

Essential Functions

  • Develop strategic direction for the company’s MES assets, monitor advancements in the industry & recommend & implement new technologies that help meet customer demands as well as production goals/agreements for the site
  • Collaborate with department leadership with oversight of training, development, coaching, performance management, recruitment & employee relations
  • Manage, lead & coach teams of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure a high performing collaborative team environment to include providing continuous feedback, structure & accountability to improve team performance
  • Drive technical discussions & problem solving
  • Create, develop, define & implement dynamic Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for areas of responsibility
  • Actively involve & manage stakeholders at all levels across the organization, as well as in Denmark (DK)
  • Ensure MES systems & processes are available, capable & accessible to meet production & business requirements
  • Ensure department is operating in accordance with internal & external regulations & procedures
  • Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned

 

Physical Requirements

Ability to work in an open office environment with the possibility of frequent distraction. Ability to travel up to 10% of the time. (% can change on a case by case basis 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 in Engineering or a relevant field of study from an accredited university required
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or a relevant field of study from an accredited university preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of MES, IT, or Automation experience in a GMP manufacturing environment required
  • Minimum of 4 years of people leadership experience, including demonstrated ability to lead/direct, ability to build a collaborative high performing team environment in a technical context & ability to inspire & motivate employees through continuous feedback preferred
  • PAS-X experience preferred
  • Windows Operating Systems and IT Infrastructure experience preferred
  • Relational databases (MS SQL, Oracle) experience preferred
  • Automated control systems, related & supporting infrastructure & protocols experience preferred
  • Manufacturing information systems experience preferred
  • Six Sigma methodologies experience preferred
  • Lean manufacturing techniques & methodologies experience preferred
  • Proven Process analysis experience preferred
  • System development life cycle experience preferred
  • Project management & IT governance, including support & system management, business continuity & forecasting experience 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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Phone
617-612-6200
Location
75 Hayden Avenue
Lexington
MA
02421
United States

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