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Research Scientist PS  Oral DP Launch Plant (Temporary) - Denmark  

Novo Nordisk (company)

Posted on : 20 March 2017

Project Description

Job Description
  • Do you want to join us on a journey where you, as a true pioneer, will break new land? 
  • Then you have the opportunity now as we offer a temporary position (12 months).
  • You can look forward to a job where you will set direction for the future work in a recently established department and where your effort will have invaluable importance for the lives of people living with diabetes.

About the department
  • Oral Finished Products Quality Control (OFP QC) employs approximately 45 highly skilled and motivated employees. 
  • The department delivers analytical support to oral protein products used for clinical phase 3 towards launch of the product.
  •  After launch, OFP QC will continuously be supporting the production of oral finished products. 
  • The department has recently been established and therefore we are in an ongoing process of setting up and impacting working procedures.

The position
  • The position is a partly analytical, partly IT Scientist position.
  • As our new department IT responsible you will play a key role in performing IT compliance supporting tasks across the department. 
  • You will take the responsibility as System Manager for a range of our Laboratory Computerized Systems, provide hands-on maintenance support to the systems, and work closely with analytical colleagues in and outside the department ensuring the right level of IT Compliance according to internal guidelines. 
  • You will drive validations of computer systems in accordance with company procedures and external guidelines for computer systems validation.
  • As an Analytical Scientist in OFP QC, you will approve analytical test results and provide support different methods (e.g. UPLC methods, dissolution, Malvern, Karl Fischer, FT-IR). You will support and collaborate with other scientists and laboratory technicians in the team.
  • Moreover, you will continuously ensure the optimal performance of the analyses and apply LEAN principles to trouble shoot and improve working procedures.
  •  You will communicate and coordinate with stakeholders internally as well as externally within various subject areas.
  • You can look forward to work with enthusiastic Specialists, Scientists and technicians in all three teams and with other IT Responsible Scientists in other departments.

  • You have a strong hands-on background within IT System management and computer validation, preferably with experience from the pharmaceutical industry and have a solid background from a QC laboratory working in a GMP regulated environment. 
  • You hold a relevant academic degree or corresponding qualifications, preferably with several years of working experience.
  • You are open and dedicated and you inspire and motivate your colleagues.
  •  You use your LEAN skills to innovate our working procedures and you work in a systematic and analytical manner to be able to meet deadlines.
  • As a person you thrive on a high level of flexibility and with your ability to adapt you will enjoy a position where two days are not alike. 
  • You work in a structured manner with a non-compromised focus on quality. 
  • At the same time you appreciate a casual working environment where you with your dedication, good mood and initiative contribute actively to solutions to various types of challenges. 
  • Finally, you contribute to a healthy working climate and the continuous improvement of processes.

Working with Us:
  • We strive for excellence. 
  • As a world leader in diabetes care and a major player in haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy, 
  • We offer our employees opportunities for continuous growth.

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