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POST DATE 10/8/2017
END DATE 2/10/2018

Novo Nordisk West Lebanon, NH

West Lebanon, NH
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


Requisition ID 50740BR
Title Facilities Engineer
Job Category Engineering
Job Description Responsible for the design and implementation of manufacturing support processes, instrumentation and equipment start-ups for offices, labs and manufacturing scale. He/she provides expertise in facilities such processing, engineering, design, project coordination, start-up and validation of GMP and non-GMP utilities and facilities areas and systems.

Main Job Tasks:

Provides support to a designated manufacturing operations area including the following activities:
* Facilities, Utility, Systems and Equipment (FUSE) 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.
* Coordinating fabrication, procurement, installation, engineering start-up, and validation activities of new equipment and systems including documentation of IQ/OQ protocols, executions, and summary reports.
* Participate in the development and implementation of procedural or automation improvement changes.
* Participating in design and hazard reviews of plant expansions or process changes, and serving as the technical point of contact or user representative for contractor services including design, fabrication, installation and validation.
* Serves as an interface between engineering, facilities, process development, quality assurance, validation and operations.
* Technical point of contact for solvent, waste and emission control and related cost optimizations/efficiencies.
* Point person for process improvement activities. These may include performing or overseeing material and energy balances, creating/updating Planviews, Isometrics, Orthographics, P&IDs and PFDs, authoring equipment specifications, user and functional requirements specifications, and necessary FAT and SAT protocols.
* Managing projects and tracking spending of budgets, creating scope of work, risk assessments, justification, cost estimates, implementing purchase order requisitions, contracts, funding requests, and controlling their payment.
* Design and execution of engineering runs to test equipment or to troubleshoot problems.
* Travel to equipment and software vendors for evaluations and factory acceptance testing (FAT).
* Regular supervision of contractor or intern reports including mentoring, reviews, project and support advice as well as troubleshooting assistance for the more complicated issues found in the manufacturing environment.
* 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:

* Travel: 0-5%.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Associate s or Bachelor s degree or equivalent in engineering or related discipline; minimum of seven (7) years related experience with an Associates or a minimum of five (5) years related experience with a Bachelor s degree.
* Pharmaceutical process or biotechnology experience preferred.
* Normally receives no instructions on routine work, general instructions on new assignments.
* Knowledge of GMPs is essential, but not required as these can be learned on the job. This individual must have excellent communication skills and ability to work in a high-paced team-oriented environment.

Position Location US - Lebanon, NH
City West Lebanon
State/Provinces US - NH
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

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