Posted to MedZilla on 3/17/2018

Novo Nordisk

US-NC, Spare Parts Maintenance Technician API Job 461522200A0-MZ


Requisition ID 54613BR
Title Spare Parts Maintenance Technician API
Job Category Manufacturing
Job Description Your Groundbreaking Journey

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 90 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 and improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world.

To help meet the growing demand for our diabetes treatment, Novo Nordisk expects to double production of diabetes drugs over the next decade. Novo Nordisk is currently building a new diabetes API plant in Clayton, NC next to our existing facility that employs 800 people. The new plant will initially employ 700 employees to produce the active ingredients for a new diabetes oral treatment and a range of other diabetes drugs.

Novo Nordisk is currently seeking top talent for this green field project and eventual operations. This once in a life-time career opportunity is ideal for manufacturing professionals who not only understand the operational complexities of manufacturing but also have the desire and drive to help us design and build. Here you will work with the best manufacturing professionals in the industry, while learning and taking part in the plant design.

Position Purpose:

Project Phase: Assist with development of systems, processes & procedures needed to build a best in class spare parts management program.

Operations Phase: Ensure accuracy & receive, stage & manage parts in support of process & facilities maintenance.


 Participate in & support project work related to spare parts.

 Responsible for handling all vendor communication, quoting & interactions.

 Utilize SAP for managing spare part inventory, movement, receipt & goods issue.

 Responsible for ensuring the spare parts are in perfect working order. Will perform maintenance on some spare parts, as needed.

 Perform routine maintenance on parts in the system (e.g., changing diaphragms, greasing bearings, etc.).

 Collaborate with production, reliability maintenance & purchasing group to set-up new spare part material master data.

 Execute Lay-up program by performing preventative maintenance tasks on parts in storage.

 Pull & stage material as defined for planned maintenance.

 Return unused stock to proper stowage & inventory.

 Perform routine ABC inventory cycle counting process; report on accuracy & participate in investigations for discrepancies.

 Execute incoming material inspection process.

 Support traceability of parts to manufacturing batches & maintain shelf life of components.

 Develop training material for REMstar & FASTPIC software & train manufacturing personnel.

 Monitor common stock inventory & work with vendor on service procedures.

 Maintain & assist in contract service agreements for REMstar & FASTPIC maintenance, & common stock inventory.

 Optimize parts storage for ease of retrieval & storage space utilization.

 Execute 5’s principles & follow environmental, health & safety requirements.

 Operate forklift, hand-truck & other machinery to safely carry out the movement of materials.

 Other accountabilities as assigned.

Education: PREFERRED

AA/AS/AAS degree or equivalent industrial, military or vocational training.


•Minimum of 1 year of inventory control experience. 2+ years of experience preferred. MANDATORY

•Minimum of 1 year of industrial maintenance experience. 2+ years of experience preferred. MANDATORY

•Minimum of 1 year Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.

Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge: PREFERRED

•Knowledgeable in the following systems: maintenance & repair, SAP, inventory control processes, staging procedures, material handling skills/capability.

•SAP experience in logistics module.

Organization/Planning: PREFERRED

Attention to detail, ability to think critically & sequentially with proven time management skills.

Physical & Other Requirements:

•Able to move equipment &\or supplies weighing up to 50 pounds within the facility.

•Able to routinely operate & inspect manufacturing equipment using hands.

•Able to be on your feet for up to a 12 hour shift.

•Able to transfer materials within manufacturing environment. Frequently moves about the building to access other personnel & operational areas.

•Corrected Vision to 20/30 &/or ability to pass vision screening assessment necessary to procure motorized vehicle license.

•Able to ascend\descend a ladder to service equipment. Works atop elevated positions at heights.

•Able to secure a motorized vehicle license & operate a motorized.

•Able to work around odorous &\or hazardous materials.

•Able to perform critical job functions in extremely cold work environments & work in outdoor weather conditions.

•Able to position self within confined spaces for inspection, repair & maintenance of equipment.

•Able to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection.

•Ability to work hours necessary to support production/maintenance including availability for call-in when necessary.

At this time, 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.

Department DAPI US - Planning & Reliability
Position Location US - Clayton, NC
City Clayton
State/Provinces US - NC
Job/Position Country US

At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle – helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness

With a career at Novo Nordisk, you’ll feel a difference right from the start. It’s a sense of inspiration and mobility that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families, and communities everywhere. Congratulations on taking your first step!

Novo Nordisk is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Novo Nordisk will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call the U.S. Toll Free number at 1-855-411-5290 or click on the following link to submit your request: Please note we do not accept applications for employment or employment related solicitations through this site. If you are requesting special assistance, please specify your request by selecting "Yes" in Question 2 on the site. We will not be able to respond to requests unless you specify the need for special assistance or an accommodation in Question 2. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

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