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Process Professional II - AP - Compliance - Days - (M-F)

Novo Nordisk
Clayton, NC
Start date
May 4, 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

Support people, equipment and processes for our operations areas to meet business and regulatory requirements. Support training for lower-level peers. Demonstrate subject matter expertise in assigned area. Provide process solutions for moderate to high complexity issues. Serve as a back-up as needed for the Sr Process Professional and as a mentor/coach for junior team members.



Manager. The role is responsible for collaborating with stakeholders related to assigned area. Support training for lower-level team members.


Essential Functions

  • Responsible for providing in depth deviation investigations and root cause analysis
  • Drive continuous improvements via Lean tools and Six Sigma methodologies and certifications
  • Responsible for area content and process knowledge
  • Identify and implement process needs and improvement opportunities for moderate to high complexity issues
  • Responsible for periodic reviews and reporting. Involved with collaboration across sites
  • Update and manage area master data and recipes as needed
  • Provide support on defined issues and contributes through application of expertise and knowledge
  • 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 20% of the time (% can change on a case-by-case basis based on the role).



  • Bachelor’s degree (engineering, technology or related field of study preferred) from an accredited university required
  • May consider an Associate’s degree (engineering, technology or related field of study preferred ) in technology or related field of study from an accredited university with a minimum of four (4) years of manufacturing experience required, preferably in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • May consider a High School Diploma (GED) with a minimum of six (6) years of manufacturing experience required, preferably in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of two (2) years of manufacturing experience required, preferably in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written communication skills required
  • Thorough investigation and systematic problem-solving experience required
  • LEAN manufacturing experience and training required
  • General knowledge of change control systems and Quality Management Systems (QMS) required
  • Relevant electronic manufacturing system experience required (ex: SAP, PAS-X, etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning methodologies and ability to use multiple methods to train and coach others preferred
  • General experience with regulatory audits/inspections required
  • Knowledge of relevant master data preferred
  • Validation experience preferred
  • Product transfer (or tech transfer) experience a plus

    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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