LEAN Student Assistant
Are you passionate about LEAN and process improvement? Are you looking for an exciting hands-on learning opportunity to supplement your studies?
Are you passionate about LEAN and process improvement? Are you looking for an exciting hands-on learning opportunity to supplement your studies? If so, join us as our new Student Assistant in the Operational Excellence department and work alongside our LEAN professionals to support and implement cLEAN® initiatives across departments. At Novo Nordisk, we believe that LEAN is the key to our success, and the cLEAN® team is dedicated to driving the LEAN agenda. Are you up for the challenge? Apply now!
As our new Student Assistant, you will be an active member of the cLEAN® team, support cLEAN® partners in assigned departments, and contribute to cross initiatives and responsibilities as and when needed.
The key tasks for this role are included, but not limited to:
- Be an ambassador for the cLEAN® agenda and support the continuous strengthening of the cLEAN® culture at all levels in the department
- Assist cLEAN® partners with the implementation of cLEAN® initiatives, such as Leader Standard Work (LSW), Visual Management (VSM), Systematic Problem Solving (SPS), and Continuous Improvement (CI), such as KATA
- Assist the rest of the team on cLEAN-related topics
While the role requires creativity and the ability to innovate, you should also be comfortable with administrative tasks, such as scheduling meetings, organizing files, managing email correspondence, preparing presentations, assisting with event planning, and providing general administrative support as needed.
You are a Student who is currently enrolled at university in a relevant subject matter, such as Engineering, Chemistry, or Production. We are looking for someone who is able to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously. You have a positive attitude, high energy, and willingness to learn and contribute to a dynamic team.
In addition, the following skills and experiences are not mandatory but may be advantageous for the role:
- Knowledge of LEAN
- Aptitude in analyzing data and trends to support strong decision-making
- Experience in organizing events, workshops, and teaching.
- Fluency in English and ideally also Danish (written and verbal)
At Novo Nordisk, we provide exciting learning opportunities for students who bring new ways of thinking to our company. By being a part of this organization, you will be surrounded by creative and innovative individuals from diverse backgrounds, further enriching your professional growth.
About the department
At Injectable Finished Products (IFP) Hillerød, we produce high-quality injectable products for patients with serious chronic diseases worldwide. cLEAN® is part of the Operational Excellence department in Business Support in IFP Hillerød, and we are responsible for supporting the site with systems and initiatives that move the organisation towards LEAN production.
The team, which consists of 13 cLEAN® professionals plus student assistants and interns, all have a strong passion for LEAN. The team is organised centrally, with cLEAN® partners allocated to support each department. We continuously work to strengthen our LEAN systems and culture at the site as part of our journey toward LEAN production. Here we are striving to build an army of problem solvers, who can execute systematic problem-solving and continuous improvement. We are maturing the organisation by teaching, facilitating, and coaching our leaders and employees on the shop floor.
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 careers 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.
For further information please contact cLEAN® Consultant, Victor Kildegaard Winsten, at +45 3079 7165.
26 November 2023
Kindly note that applications will be reviewed continuously, and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Please refrain from adding a photo to your CV to ensure fair and efficient processing.
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.