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Product Defects and Recalls Advisor in Regulatory & Safety

Do you have experience with pharmaceutical production, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Quality Assurance and possibly also inspections by the health authorities? Do you want to be part of a department responsible for recalling products that do not live up to Novo Nordisk’s high quality standards? If so, you may be the person we are looking for.

About the department

The department is part of the Global Safety organisation in Novo Nordisk and is responsible for global handling of product complaints, product defects, counterfeit products and product recalls. It consists of 13 highly skilled and dedicated professionals and specialists who as a team strive to secure a high quality and outstanding results in a professional and challenging environment. We are located in Bagsværd, Denmark.

The position

You will be responsible for handling complex and critical product complaints for all of Novo Nordisk’s products from all over the world. In situations where this leads to a recall of products from the market, you will be responsible for ensuring fast and effective recall in close cooperation with upper management, production and one or more affiliates around the world.

Interaction with health authorities is part of the job, including active participation in inspections by the health authorities. You are also involved in investigating counterfeit products. This is a job that gives you a thorough understanding of all Novo Nordisk’s products as well as the position gives you a good insight into to many supporting processes. Finally, your work ensures high quality and safe products for our patients. You will report to the manager of the department.


You have 3-6 years of experience with production or quality assurance of pharmaceutical products or medical devices. You may have experience with one or several processes of pharmaceutical production (filling, assembly or packaging). Alternatively you have experience from a quality assurance (QA) unit related to a production process. You have an academic degree in engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or a related natural science discipline.

As a person you are analytical, with a robust personality and professional authority and a flexible working attitude. Strong interpersonal skills are a must and good communication skills are essential, including English, spoken and written.

You are a team player who is willing to contribute actively in our department and thereby contribute to constant improvement of the whole area. 

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, your skills, dedication and ambition help us improve lives. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent and to benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.


For further information please contact Pia Foldager at +45 3079 4466.

1 April 2018.

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