Novo Nordisk

(Senior) Process Data Analyst/ Scientist

28 March 2024
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£100000 - £146000 / year

Job Description


Are you an experienced engineer or data scientist with a passion for process optimization and project management? Do you want to drive digital transformation within a global organization? We are seeking Junior & Senior Process Data Analysts/ Scientists to join our dynamic team in Future Operations (FO) – Digital and Tech at Novo Nordisk in Kalundborg. If you are ready to make a difference and contribute to the future of pharmaceutical manufacturing, read on and apply today for a life-changing career.


The Position

Future Operations – Digital and Tech is looking for the next addition to our technical team. As a Process Data Scientist, you will contribute to the development of descriptive, predictive solutions as well as process modelling to help us use the data insights for the benefit of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturing production.


We are looking for 2 candidates in 2 levels of experience from more Junior to Senior Data Analysts candidates to join our department in Kalundborg.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Support the process digitalization and automation initiatives of API.
  • Plan coordinate and execute projects where data visualisation, prediction model implementation and analytics can create value.
  • Contribute to the development of the Manufacturing Intelligence (MI) platform.
  • Drive continuous process improvement, share learnings, and best practices.
  • Contribute to the management of the FO – Digital and Tech project flow.



To excel in this role, we are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in data science, business analytics, mathematical modelling, process engineering or a related field
  • 2-6 years of experience within chemical engineering & data analytics as Data Analyst, Process Engineer, or Data Scientist etc.
  • Proven experience in process optimization, programming in python, MATLAB and BI tools (Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI).
  • Fluent communication skills in English.
  • Experience working with pharmaceutical industry is an advantage.


On a more personal level, you should have excellent communication and leadership skills. You should be able to mentor and guide more junior profiles or have the ambition to develop in that area. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills are also important in the position.


About the Department

The FO Digital and Tech department is currently growing, and we need two additional members in our team within Data Science and Analytics domain.

Our team at the forefront of digital transformation within API. We are a global team of engineers and data scientists working together to increase digitalisation in manufacturing processes and drive innovation.


Being part of API Business Support, our goal is to create value by collaborating with the API Manufacturing facilities, IT and Future Operations, Quality, and other SVP areas. Our team is focused on developing and implementing solutions that enhance the use of data and technology as the base for understanding our process and increase standardization and optimization. Join us in shaping the future of pharmaceutical manufacturing.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear, and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.



If you require any further information, please contact Nerea Teijeiro López at +4530790747.



Apply before April, 1 2024.


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.