Experienced Model maker or Prototype Specialist for Device R&D in Hillerød

Novo Nordisk A/S





Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a big impact on Novo Nordisk’s device portfolio through your prototyping skills? Are you a creative problem solver, with excellent skills in fine mechanics, who enjoys being hands on? And are you looking for an opportunity to work alongside some of the finest prototypers, designers and engineers around in state-of-the art facilities? Then you might just be the model maker or prototype specialistthatwe are looking for.

About the Department
The team plays a critical role in the design and development of Novo Nordisk’s future device portfolio, and employees work alongside designers and engineers to deliver meaningful prototypes. The team is driven, open-minded, and creative while working within a fun environment with a strong team culture. The team is part of larger department, inclusive of product designers and user experience researchers.

The department sits within Novo Nordisk Device Research & Development; the area responsible for the development of medical devices for self-treatment within all business areas of Novo Nordisk A/S.
Device R&D is located in Hillerød, Denmark.

The Job
As a model maker or prototype specialist, you will work with project designers and engineers to create prototypes and test fixtures that support the development of future devices. You will use creative problem solving in combination with skilled craftsmanship to create meaningful prototypes; at times representing functionality, and at other times representing physical attributes and appearance.

You will also be working alongside teams creating novel drug delivery systems, where existing technology does not suffice or predicate technologies may not exist. In these projects, you and your colleagues will be challenged to come up with effective ways to prototype and visualize these new technologies.

Your prototypes will be used in a variety of places throughout the organization; by project teams to take decisions on concepts, by managers looking to secure stakeholder input and alignment, and by researchers who are evaluating new devices with end users. You play a critical role in the design and development of our future device portfolio.

As a team member, you will work alongside other skilled model makers or prototype specialists, some of whom specialise in traditional hand-building, and others who specialize in 3D printing. All members of the team have traditional hands-on prototyping skills and also have a familiarity with CAD programs. You and your colleagues will report to the Head of Design, User Experience and Prototypes.

We expect you to hold a Professional Education with 5-10 years of relevant professional experience within a relevant technical area. Below are some qualifications and competencies we are ideally seeking:

  • A demonstrated track record of excellence, passion and high ambition
  • A strong portfolio illustrating this proven track record
  • Aptitude for solving complex problems and finding solutions
  • Mastery of various machinery, including milling machines, lathes, drill presses, etc..
  • Comprehensive understanding of materials, including metals, plastics, and woods.
  • General understanding of mechanical design
  • Familiarity with CNC-assisted machinery
  • Familiarity with 3D printing platforms and software
  • Familiarity with CAD/CAM
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

As a person, you are open minded and keen to collaborate and communicate in a constructive manner with various stakeholders. Proficiency in written and spoken English and Danish is expected. You have a strong personal drive enabling you to persistently pursue your goals and achieve excellent results. Additionally, you are curious by nature and you are very service minded, as you will be servicing many different stakeholders who come to you with many different questions and needs.

About Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a global company headquartered in Greater Copenhagen area in Denmark. The department is part of Novo Nordisk Device R&D, which counts 300 employees passionate about bringing the best solutions to the more than 25 mio patients currently treated by Novo Nordisk products.

Working at Novo Nordisk
By being patient focused, we have achieved a market leading position and we continuously develop our expertise to stay ahead – both as a company and as individuals. Working here means joining a team of highly qualified, ambitious colleagues with a passion to bring better treatments to the people who need them.

For further information, please contact Mark Guarraia at +45 3077 6195

(on vacation 11/7-28/7 but please leave a message and your call will be returned when possible).

04-Aug-2019 but interviews will be held on an ongoing basis, so if the right candidate is found before, we will close it.

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