Manufacturing Technology Graduate (Canada)

Novo Nordisk

Manufacturing Technology Graduate: Kick-start your global career!

Looking for a life-changing and rewarding career within Manufacturing Technology? Then look no further and join our 2-year Graduate Programme!

This programme has been designed to develop the next generation of specialists, project managers, and product owners within the field of Technology and Innovation. By joining the programme, you will have the amazing opportunity to help develop and influence tomorrow’s pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Novo Nordisk is a major pharmaceutical company with locations all over the world. We provide diabetes care to 32.8 million people around the world, by producing life-saving products at our global manufacturing sites. Take your understanding of manufacturing technology and innovation to the next level and help shape the future of pharmaceutical production.

About the Manufacturing Technology Graduate Programme

Manufacturing Technology is all about optimizing and improving the production through development and implementation of the newest technology. For this we need the brightest and most innovative minds!

The Manufacturing Technology Graduate Programme offers rotational opportunities with 3 challenging and exciting 8-month rotations, where you get to work in various technology development departments across our sites both in Denmark and internationally. You will be working closely with the newest technology and explore ways to utilise their capabilities. This includes advanced automation principles, robotics, and machine learning. While the focus may be on development and utilisation, you will also be seeing the projects through and facilitating the implementation. With this programme you will see the greatest ideas come to life.

The Position

You will start by joining one of our production sites in Denmark and during the 2-year programme you will work alongside specialists and leaders from various fields within technology and manufacturing innovation. You will be a fully-fledged member of the team from day one, and we count on you to present your ideas. In return, we promise that you will get to play an instrumental role in the development and scaling of technology across the production at our manufacturing sites.

You will gain extensive knowledge in all aspects of technology and solution development, and work with stakeholders from all over the world. At Novo Nordisk we strive to create a workplace where everyone can contribute with their skills, and our experts will guide you through our digital transformation journey.

About Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is one of the top 10 largest pharma companies by market value, founded in 1923 and headquartered just outside Copenhagen, Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure the diseases we treat. We employ more than 50,000 people in 80 offices around the world, and market our products in 170 countries. Read more and watch this videoto get a feeling about Novo Nordisk as a workplace.


To apply to the Manufacturing Technology Graduate Programme, you must have:

· Recent Master’s degree (from 2022 or 2023) or specialisation in: Manufacturing Technology, Automation, Autonomous Systems, Digitalisation, Production Engineering, Robotics, Mechatronics, Machine Technology, Computer Vision and AI, or similar – and above average academic achievements

· International experience, for example from studying a full semester abroad, working or volunteering. If Covid-19 restrictions have prevented you from obtaining (additional) international experience, e.g. studying or completing an internship abroad, feel free to still apply and explain what your plans were, how they changed and what relevant experience you have gained instead.

· No more than 1 year of full-time working experience after completing your Master’s degree.

· You are a mobile with a global outlook.

· Fluency in spoken and written English.

If you meet the criteria and are interested in joining the programme, please make sure to submit your application no later than 21 December 2022 GMT+1.


For questions about the Manufacturing Technology Graduate Programme please contact Graduate Programme Manger Isabel Hoffmann, +45 30 79 35 19 or use the chat functionality at the graduate website. The chat is open every Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm GMT+1 and the last three days leading up to the application deadline 21 December 2022.

Important: Prepare this before you apply
Before clicking the apply button please ensure you have prepared your CV, latest transcript and motivational letter in English. We estimate that you will spend around 30 minutes on the application page (after having prepared your attachments). You can apply from any device but as you will be asked to answer several questions on the application page, we recommend applying from a PC instead of a mobile phone.

In the motivational letter, we would like to learn more about your motivation: why do you want to join the pharmaceutical industry, Novo Nordisk and the Graduate Programme; about your expectations: what are your expectations to the Graduate Programme and how will the programme support your career aspirations and lastly we want to learn more about your fit: which personal and professional competences makes you a great fit with the graduate programme.

More information about the Graduate Programme

If you want a general introduction to the Novo Nordisk Graduate Programme including all 14 tracks then click here. For specific information about the Manufacturing Technology graduate programme click here.

Job Type: Full-time

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