Novo Nordisk
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Durham, NC, USA
Hybrid

Reliability Engineer II

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About the Department
For more than 100 years, Novo Nordisk has been tackling the unmet medical needs of people living with serious chronic diseases, such as diabetes & obesity. 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.
In NC, we operate three pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities that are responsible for fulfilling different steps in our injectable and oral treatment supply chains. Our Emerging Technologies - Oral Finished Products facility in Durham, NC is a 194,000 square foot tableting and packaging facility that supports the production of our innovative oral treatments for patients with type 2 diabetes. OFP maintains a curious and pioneering spirit, harmonious with our growing pipeline of new products and emerging technologies.
What we offer you:

  • Leading pay and annual performance bonus for all positions
  • All employees enjoy generous paid time off including 14 paid holidays
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance - effective day one
  • Guaranteed 8% 401K contribution plus individual company match option
  • Family Focused Benefits including 12 weeks paid parental & 6 weeks paid family medical leave
  • Free access to Novo Nordisk-marketed pharmaceutical products
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Employee Referral Awards


At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources, and mentorship to help grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential? Join Team Novo Nordisk and help us make what matters.
The Position
Act as champion for the Reliability Excellence program & drive improvements into the maintenance processes, to include Reliability, Planning, Scheduling, Spare Parts, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing maintenance strategies, supporting maintenance excellence initiatives, SOP development; establishing & maintaining positive working relationship with internal & external engineering teams & stakeholders, management of vendor & service contracts.
Relationships
Manager or Senior Manager.
Essential Functions

  • Lead reliability program with implementation of projects focused on improving maintenance processes & CMMS and drive alignment across the site
  • Provide training to & facilitate workshops with key stakeholders to classify assets & develop cost effective maintenance plans & spare parts stocking strategies to support operations
  • Lead ISO 55001 Standards and Asset Management process
  • Create metrics to visualize maintenance and asset performance for stakeholders
  • Provide Line of Business with updates to maintenance plans and increase equipment reliability
  • Standardize the CMMS system and implement process and programs to enhance reliability of data entered to support reliability and maintenance excellence programs
  • Lead Risk Management Planning workshops in anticipation of risks that could adversely impact plant operation
  • Lead Failure Analysis & Reporting & develop engineering solutions for repetitive failures
  • Lead site shutdown planning & execution
  • Ensure effective communication & positive working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Lead continuous process improvements using cLEAN® or Six Sigma tools
  • Follow all safety and environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned


Physical Requirements
Moves equipment &/or supplies weighing up to 33 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. May require corrected vision to 20/25 based on role. May require color vision based on role. Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder. May be required to work at elevated heights. Occasionally works around odorous &/or hazardous materials. May be required to wear latex gloves. Occasionally performs critical job functions in extremely cold work environments. Occasionally positions oneself within confined spaces for inspection, repair & maintenance of equipment. Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection. Occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions. Able to pass a driving exam for powered industrial trucks. Does not require a valid drivers license.
Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field of study from an accredited university required
  • May consider a Associate's degree in Engineering or related field of study from an accredited university with a minimum of six (6) years of experience in maintenance and reliability methodologies and practices
  • May consider a High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in maintenance and reliability methodologies and practices
  • Maintenance & Reliability / Asset Management Accreditation l (CMRP, CRL, AMP) or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of (5) years in engineering field with a focus in equipment reliability & Maintenance, to include a risk-based approach in development/optimization of maintenance strategies required
  • Proficiency with programming languages: writing code & implementing computer programs on multiple systems. Excel-Macros, Python, Java scripting, C++ preferred
  • Aptitude for learning & implementing new technologies preferred
  • Working knowledge of best-in-class maintenance practices & metrics preferred
  • Working knowledge of using CMMS (SAP PM & MM preferred) preferred
  • Working knowledge of the following concepts: FMEA, RCM, Reliability by Design, PM optimization, Root Cause Analysis, Failure Analysis preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing cross functional/team-based improvements, knowledgeable in change management fundamentals preferred
  • Working knowledge of FDA requirements related to manufacturing & documentation (cGMP, cGDP) preferred
  • Knowledgeable with Pharmaceutical / Chemical processing equipment a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with complex data management in excel preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in driving improvements using cLEAN® or Six Sigma tools a plus
  • Proven expertise in project management, change management & stakeholder management preferred
  • Creation of work plans for medium complexity projects/plans being executed by cross functional teams a plus
  • Must be able to work 4 days a week, 10 hr shift. Monday - Thursday


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.
Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.
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.

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What are Novo Nordisk Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Team based strategic planning
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
President's club
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within
Personal development training
Apprenticeship programs

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