Would you like to work with validation of analytical methods for future Diabetes and Obesity products? Do you want to join a dynamic department with the responsibility for validation, site support and implementation of new technology? If so, you could be our new Analytical Chemist based in Bagsværd. Read on to find out more and apply today and join us for a life changing career! The position As the new Analytical Chemist, you will join the Validation team, ensuring optimisation, validation, and implementation of analytical methods for Diabetes and Obesity products. The role involves optimisation of analytical methods in close collaboration with Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control (CMC), validation and documentation of internal reports, providing input to documents for submission to authorities. Additionally, our department is extensively involved with validation of methods for Container Closure Integrity (CCI). Key responsibilities include: Solving scientific and technical challenges during method optimisation, validation, and implementation. Validation of methods for primarily UPLC as well for Total Organic Carbon (TOC), pH, freezing point depression, High Voltage Leak Detection and Dye Ingress. Cross functional cooperation with QC laboratories. Furthermore, new analytical methods with the purpose of real time release testing will be introduced, and our new analytical chemists might receive a role in validation and implementation of new technologies. Main stakeholders will include colleagues in the department, Quality Assurance (QA), CMC, Regulatory Affairs, and our Quality Control (QC) laboratories across the world. Qualifications Your experiences include: An academic degree in Pharma, Science, Chemical Engineering or similar, combined with 3+ years working experience within the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry or other highly regulated industries. Extensive knowledge of analytical chemistry, troubleshooting, optimisation, and validation of analytical methods. Worked in a laboratory environment, subject to Good Manufacturing Practise (GMP) with one or several analytical techniques, such as UPLC/HPLC, pH, TOC, or CCI. Preparing and writing reports for regulatory authorities. Working cross functionally and building strong collaborations. As a chemist, you thrive in a changing environment and collaborate with colleagues to meet ambitious deadlines. You see yourself as a team player, open-minded and able to use your great communication skills to inspire and motivate colleagues. Strong communication skills both in spoken and written English; ability to communicate in Danish is advantageous – if you don’t speak Danish, your willingness to learn the language is expected. About the department Analytical Competence Centre is a department in Injectable Finished Products (IFP) Manufacturing Development and consists of around 60 employees organised into 4 teams. We are the central function for analysis of Novo Nordisk IFP during late-stage development, as well as for marketed products. The department is responsible for validation of analytical methods before clinical phase 3 and for the subsequent transfer and ownership of those methods to our QC laboratories across the world. Additionally, the department is on a journey involving scouting, testing, and implementing of new analytical techniques to reduce the lead time for analysis, with the ambitious long-term goal of real time release testing of Diabetes and Obesity finished products. We strive to do all of this in a collaborative environment of joy and curiosity. You will be part of the Analytical Validation team consisting of 1 specialist, 9 academics and 9 laboratory technicians. Working at Novo Nordisk We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities, and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energize us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here – to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease. Contact For further information, please contact Palle Kristensen (Associate Manager, Analytical Validation) at: +45 30 79 30 25. Deadline 18 June 2023. Please note, applications will be reviewed, and interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis. 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.