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Manufacturing Process Technician I - Night Shift

About the Department

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 95 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. Help us bring quality to life. Our filling and finishing facility (DFP) is a 457,000 square foot aseptic "fill and finish" manufacturing facility located in Clayton, NC and employs more than 850 people. The facility is part of a global network of manufacturing sites responsible for several key steps in the diabetes treatment manufacturing process, including sterile formulation, filling, inspection, device assembly and packaging. Producing medicines is a special responsibility. Our employees are passionate about what they do, knowing that their work makes a difference to millions of people who rely on our products every day. Are you ready to make a difference?


Position Purpose

Operate FlexPen Assembly/Packaging manufacturing equipment in order to achieve production goals.



  • Set up, operate, monitor & control equipment, systems & processes associated with FlexPen Assembly/Packaging lines
  • Execution of production schedule to achieve production goals
  • Maintain aseptic areas & perform sanitizations & environmental monitoring
  • Actively participate in & support event response
  • Review & author Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) & other documents, as required
  • Assist during equipment maintenance, including restoration of lost function, predictive & preventative maintenance
  • Train fellow employees in areas of expertise & aggressively learn systems & equipment outside of own area of expertise
  • Record/review production data in BPR’s & associated forms
  • Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required (AAS degree in related field preferred)
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in manufacturing industry, Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulated preferred


Desired Qualifications

  • BioWorks certification
  • Packaging experience
  • Ability to read, write & understand complicated product documentation & standard operating procedures with attention to detail
  • Computer literacy
  • Proven expertise in planning/organizing, managing execution, checking results & revising work plans


Physical & Other Requirements

  • Ability to move equipment and/or supplies weighing up to 50 pounds within the facility using various body positions
  • Routinely operates & inspects manufacturing equipment using hands
  • Ability to be on feet for up to a 12-hour shift
  • Corrected vision to 20/30
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder to service equipment; ability to work atop elevated positions
  • Occasionally works around odorous and/or hazardous materials. May be required to wear latex gloves
  • Occasionally positions self within confined spaces for inspection, repair & maintenance of equipment
  • Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection
  • Ability to attain clean room gowning certification & work with hazardous materials including sanitants
  • Frequent bending, stooping & prolonged working overhead
  • Ability to work the hours necessary to support a 24/7 continuous manufacturing operation


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.

Manufacturing Process Technician I - Night Shift

Clayton, NC
Full Time

Published on 09/29/2020