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Warehouse Manager Copenhagen

Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk Copenhagen Denmark

2 weeks ago

Are you motivated by working in a changing environment? Does the idea of being involved in a new capacity expansion project where you can influence, and impact future API production facilities sounds interesting? Then here is a great opportunity to become a part of a team, where we turn ideas into actions. Apply today for the position as our Warehouse Manager in a new large green field project.

The Position

In Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) we are planning to expand our production facilities in Hillerød, to meet the future need of our expanding product pipeline. Therefore, we are looking for a Warehouse Manager. You will have the responsibility for the entire Warehouse process from receiving goods to shipping in a highly critical project with high strategic impact for Novo Nordisk’s future business. The Warehouse will be highly automated, with automatic storage system, Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) transporting raw materials and also include a complex and automated Weighing and... Dispense system.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Line management.
• Hiring and building a dedicated team, of highly skilled personnel.
• Ensure Warehouse fulfil requirements for operation and Operational readiness.
• Act as Operation responsible.
• Process Validation and ongoing monitoring.
• Daily operational responsibility

This project will give you the possibility to be involved in a new, high-profile green field project where you will have the opportunity to be involved in shaping a new large production facility and team.

In this position you will in the project period be travelling within Europe approximately 20 days a year.


To succeed in this role, you have:
• A relevant academic degree within engineer or sciences.
• Warehouse process and equipment knowledge of similar facilities.
• Knowledge of procedures, instructions and knowledge of FDA and EU regulations are preferred.
• User knowledge of SAP ECC/EWM is preferred
• Full professional proficiency in English.

Preferably you have experience with Automated Material handling systems. Knowledge of Weighing and Dispense processes and systems will be an advantage.

As a manager you are setting direction, removing obstacles and creating an excellent teamwork. You thrive driving initiatives and have a forward-thinking outlook. Also, you have excellent communication skills.

As a person, you enjoy developing people and seeing people grow, listening, learning, and sharing information with others. You are driven by achieving great results together with your team and colleagues. You possess excellent collaboration skills enabling you to interact with your many stakeholders from different functions and parts of the organisation.

About the Department

Our team is part of the BRD Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Denmark Area that is located in Gentofte, Hilleroed and Kalundborg. This is where the active ingredients, going into all our life-saving biotech products, are made by app. 500 committed colleagues. We manufacture through complex chemical and biotechnological processes requiring a high level of expertise, commitment, and engagement from our employees and including cultivation, recovery, purification and freeze-drying. We are producing at full speed in existing facilities, while building and ramping up new state of the art additions to keep up with demand and new Novo Nordisk products. We bring value to patients by delivering the purest possible high-quality API made in compliance with Good Manufacturing Process (GMP). We drive change by always looking for improvements within our processes, but also in the way we work together to make our products reach as many patients as possible.

Working at Novo Nordisk

Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) is part of Novo Nordisk Product Supply, which is a global production network at the forefront of technology and quality production of pharmaceutical products. In BRD we are not only supplying all Novo Nordisk products for Rare Diseases, but also using our competences in Biotech to support the growing efforts into completely new production platforms and therapy areas for Novo Nordisk. We are app. 2650 colleagues committed to drive change for people with serious chronic diseases. We produce our life-saving medicines out of five state-of-the-art production sites in Denmark and United States - covering the entire production value chain where raw materials are cultivated, purified, formulated, filled, assembled in devices, packed, and distributed across the globe. Not only are we making a difference for patients – we also strive to make a difference for our employees by promoting a learning culture with high level of trust, innovation, and development for everyone.


If you would like to discuss further, you are welcome to contact Director Helle Grubbe at +45 34 48 11 29.


Apply before April, 24 2023.

Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing
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