Engineering & Business Support – Talent Pipeline for Student Assistant positions

Bagsværd – Copenhagen, Zealand, Denmark
Start Date: 
As Soon As Possible
Contract Period: 
To Be Confirmed
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Posted On: 
02 September 2023


To drive change, Novo Nordisk is pioneering the use of modern technologies to improve the process and increase efficiency across our pharmaceutical manufacturing sites. And you can be a part of this journey. Are you studying Engineering, Business support, or a similar area and are you looking for an opportunity to explore how to use your theoretical knowledge in everyday business life? Then apply to our Engineering and Business Support Talent Pipeline – and get the opportunity to get matched with several positions across Novo Nordisk that never get posted. 

Student Assistant positions within Engineering and Business Support
We offer Student Assistant positions within these areas in many different departments of our business but most of our positions are on our pharmaceutical manufacturing sites. 

You will be supporting and exploring ways to utilise capabilities within e.g.:

-Data access and architecture
-Advanced automation
-Machine vision
-Machine learning
-Mechanical design and simulation
-Virtual or augmented reality

Your tasks will vary from department to department but could cover:

-Supporting projects around improvements in our manufacturing setup
-Support in cross-functional activities advancing the use of innovative novel and existing technology
-Support in projects around the design, development, and maintenance of operations information systems to monitor manufacturing efficiency.

The Engineering and Business Support Talent Pipeline covers Student Assistant positions in the following fields:

-Data engineering and software engineering
-Production and test of production lines
-Automation disciplines, e.g. robotics 
-Mechanical development and solutions
-Modelling (pilots, testing, etc.)
-Innovation- and process optimization
-Business Support

Student Assistant position details
A Student Assistant position in Novo Nordisk is between 8 – 20 hours per week, but most Student Assistant positions are 10 – 15 hours per week with a small possibility to work from home – most of the work will be on-site. For Novo Nordisk, you as a student must get the flexibility that allows you to prioritise your exams and assignments as needed.

A Danish work permit is required. 

You are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering e.g. Mechanical, Chemical, Production, Innovation, or another relevant field and you have at least 1 year left of your studies. 
We are looking for Student Assistants who are keen to learn and able to manage their own time. It’s an advance if you are a bit experienced with working in your field and used to working with a various number of stakeholders. 

Fluent in English is a requirement and you need to submit your CV in English.

Joining a Talent Pipeline in Novo Nordisk
Most of our Student Assistant positions a filled through our Talent Pipelines which means that by joining the pipelines you will get the opportunity to get matched with a lot of positions that never get posted. 
When applying to this Talent Pipeline you will be considered as a potential match for several Student Assistant positions within the fields of Engineering and Business Support, and if there is a match, we will reach out to you and invite you for a 1st interview with the hiring manager. 

You will only be contacted if we find a relevant position that matches your profile, but you will remain part of the Pipeline for up to 6 months unless you inform us that you wish to withdraw. 

Due to GDPR, we are closing the pipelines after 6 months and we send email notifications to all active candidates in our pipelines when they are closed, – with a link to where you can re-apply to our new line of Talent Pipelines. 

Checklist when applying

-When creating your profile, it is important that you “unlock” your profile. When your profile is “unlocked” it will state: “Profile Visibility: Novo Nordisk Recruiter Worldwide”.
-Please describe your motivation, areas of interest, and when you graduate.
-Please upload your diplomas or current study records.
-Remember to submit your CV in English – an application is not a requirement but you a welcome to submit one. 

For any questions, please reach out to student-internnovonordisk.

30 November 2023. 
To ensure fair and efficient processing, please refrain from adding a photo to 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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