Posted to MedZilla on 1/20/2018

Novo Nordisk

US-NC, Maintenance Planner API Job 440463500A2-MZ


Requisition ID 51551BR
Title Maintenance Planner 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.

There will be 2 openings filled through this requisition.

Position Purpose:

Project Phase: Assist with all elements of developing a reliability-centered maintenance organization.
Operations Phase: Reduce time required for technicians to perform maintenance work by anticipating, planning & coordinating maintenance jobs & projects.


* Maintain SAP master data & maintenance plans for assigned processes.
* Prepare PM work packages for maintenance technicians to include required documents, parts & specialized tools.
* Process confirmation of PMs.
* Work with logistics & operations to schedule planned maintenance activities.
* Evaluate the effectiveness of preventive maintenance tasks & frequencies.
* Seek opportunities to improve maintenance tactics & strategies.
* Review work orders to identify recurring failures.
* Document review to include Non Conformity support, Change Request support & SOP review.
* Participation in plant Closedown Team planning & execution.
* Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties.
* Other accountabilities as assigned.

Education: MANDATORY

* AA/AS/AAS degree in related field, or equivalent industrial, military or vocational training.

Experience: MANDATORY

* 3 - 5 years maintenance experience (pharmaceutical industry preferred).

Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge:

* •Knowledgeable in at least one of the following systems: Compressed Air, Steam, Chilled Water, Pharmaceutical Utilities, Fermentation, Sterilization, Water Purification & Packaging.
* •Excellent maintenance craft skills.
* •Knowledgeable in fundamentals of reliability excellence.
* •Computer Literacy: Excellent computer skills to include: SAP & Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). MANDATORY


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

Physical & Other Requirements:

* •Ability to work in & around an active construction site during project phase.
* •Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. with assistance.
* •Ability to work in confined spaces & near operating equipment.
* •Ability to work in loud noise environments.
* •Ability to travel internationally.
* •Ability to work hours necessary to support production/maintenance.

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.
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.

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