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Facility engineer - China  

Novo Nordisk (company)


Posted on : 17 January 2017

Project Description

Company introduction:
  • Our company is one of the biggest R&D centers set up by multinational pharmaceuticals companies in China. 
  • It is an integrated part of company’s R&D organization, focusing on the innovative research to develop novel drugs for the treatment of diabetes, obesity, hemophilia, growth disorder and inflammatory diseases
  • Currently, the R&D center has more than 200 employees and has a >13,000 m2 state-of-art facility, including biotech laboratories, rodent and dog facilities
  • It is critically important to maintain the environmental, health and safety in NNRCC in accordance with company global policies and local policies.   

About the department
  • Facility & Security department is responsible for the NNRCC’s facility operation, providing stable utility supply to its research activities. 
  • Various facility systems include AHU, electricity, water purification, drainage, waste water processing, special gas, etc. 
  • The department also provides physical security to NNRCC, in terms of security guard, CCTV & fire safety monitoring systems, etc.

The position
Key areas of responsibility: 
To support the Operation Director, coordinate the facility team and cover the responsibilities for the following:
  • Maintain stable and reliable facility operation 
  • Manage the utility cost, and drive for energy saving initiatives
  •  Keep up effective system/equipment maintenance
  •  Coordinate and facilitate with out-sourcing teams efficiently 
  • Compliance with local and NN polices for the above areas 

Main job tasks:

Facility and equipment management
  • Responsible for provide NNRCC office & laboratory with reliable and stable HVAC, BMS, electrical, purified water supply, waste water processing, and special gas supply systems, etc.
  •  Responsible for the operation of animal facility
  • Day-to-day manage two out-sourcing teams, focusing on facility operation & maintenance
  • Drive energy saving initiatives

External Relationship
  • Serves as primary contact person to NN staff related to facility management
  • Serve as main liaison with NN external stakeholders
  • Maintain the compliance and operation license for NN research operation

Managerial and other duties
  •  Assist manager for facility outsourcing team work performance management
  • Provide inputs to further simplify process and increase working efficiency 
  • Assisting manager in other departmental administration duties when needed
  • Performing other duties in supporting research and other activities as assigned
  • Bookkeeping of NNRCC facility related important documents, such as contracts, in accordance with company policy
  •  Ensure the compliance of the Facility team with all local and NN polices

Other individual assignments (Examples):

•        Support EHS inspection & improvement within Facility area

Qualifications (minimum requirements): 
  • Bachelor in mechanical, electric, or other MEP engineering field.
  •  5 plus years of experience in the functions of Facility operation and maintenance, preferred with pharma R&D background
  •  Able to handle emergency situations in Facility operation & management 
  •  Able to lead the team completing routine tasks and in compliance with local and NN policies 
  •  Good communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  •  Excellent positive attitude and strong sense of service mind set and team spirit 
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English

Working with Us:
  • Your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better.
  •  In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.