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Environmental Coordinator API

Novo Nordisk
Clayton, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Oct 6, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
About the Department

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 100 years, we have led the way in diabetes care. 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 newer Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) facility in Clayton, NC sits on 825,000 square-feet of state-of-the-art equipment, and houses the Fermentation, Recovery and Purification in the production of ingredients for Novo Nordisk's innovative oral products. At API, you'll join a global network of manufacturing professionals who are passionate about what they do.

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 - reimbursement up to $10,000 annually
  • 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.

Position Purpose

Manage waste & recycling services & compliance to environmental permits to reduce waste. Ensure environmental compliance.

  • Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Ensure compliance of waste, wastewater & storm water systems. Prepare & submit compliance reports
  • Collect, maintain & report environmental data
  • Execute the waste disposal & recycling program within compliance while implementing ideas for reducing volume & costs
  • Participate with the spill response & first aid teams; table top exercises
  • Obtain & maintain ISO Certification
  • Manage vendors & contracts for waste, recycling, security systems, fire systems, environmental laboratory services & emergency spill contractor
  • Other accountabilities as assigned

Required Qualifications
  • 2 years in managing hazardous waste
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste regulations
  • Knowledge of environmental compliance

Desired Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education & experience
  • 3+ years in general environmental compliance
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Participation in emergency response teams
  • Pharmaceutical experience a plus
  • Good communication & writing skills
  • Working knowledge of fire detection/suppression/prevention systems
  • Knowledge of security badging systems
  • Able to develop & manage action plans to achieve targets

Physical & Other Requirements
  • Ability to work in & around an active construction site during project phase
  • Ability to work in areas with odors/hazardous materials, near operating equipment, in high places, confined spaces, & moderate to loud noise environments
  • Service attitude: Demonstrates a "How can I help you today!" attitude
  • Available to work hours necessary to support production & maintenance activities

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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