Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Development, Copenhagen

Do you want to rethink your impact, and are you passionate about applying industry 4.0 activities to enable robust production? Then you might be our new maintenance engineer.

What if you could work for a cause, not just a company?
Novozymes is the global market leader in biological solutions. We help build better lives. Together with our customers, partners and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. As the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms, our bio-innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many, many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Maintenance Engineer
Do you want to work in a team that continuously supports and improves all maintenance processes for all our organizational units?

In Novozymes we continually improve and professionalize our maintenance function. To support our production strategy, we have gathered all the disciplines in the field of maintenance in one transverse function and we are now looking for a new colleague. In Novozymes we have launched a global maintenance program to digitalize our maintenance efforts based on data. We bring new technology like IIoT and mobile technology into the maintenance loop to achieve the primary goal of reduced downtime. Your role and effort will have a huge impact ensuring the project will become a success.

Welcome to Maintenance Development (MD)
The MD team consists of a balanced mix of top talented individuals with strong maintenance background that can provide industry’s best practices and proven methodologies to help addressing some of the biggest challenges and deliver maximum impact to a robust production with regards to equipment and utility.

You will provide maintenance expertise and join the maintenance project team establishing and implementing data driven Maintenance and Reliability programs and define the equipment maintenance strategy using our new framework platform.

We offer a challenging and exciting position with a large area of responsibility, a large degree of freedom in planning and mode of action in your work. A highly professional, fast-paced and international environment will help you to succeed in this challenge.

In this role you’ll make an impact by:

  • Being a passionate high-performer and driven by a commitment to make a difference
  • Providing subject matter expertise on Maintenance and Reliability (including, but not limited to, SAP Plant Maintenance (PM) Reliability centered maintenance (RCM), Condition Monitoring, etc.)
  • You are not afraid to challenge status quo in a respectful manner
  • You think creatively and bring the new perspectives into play
  • You are a team player and it feels naturally to create the best solutions alongside with your colleagues

To succeed you must:

  • Be top of the class with an engineering background within Mechanical or Marine
  • Be well-founded within process production equipment and experience with commercial scale production
  • Possess excellent people and communication skills along with leadership capabilities to influence people at all levels in situations without formal power
  • Be fluent in Danish and English both written and spoken

This job will be located at Fuglebakken, Copenhagen.

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: 30. April 2021.

Contact details: Senior Manager Jan Kleis Wentorf, +45 30 77 18 00, E-mail:

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Want to learn more?
Did you know, that Novozymes was ranked #7 in Science magazine’s global Top Employers Survey 2019?

At Novozymes, we invite you to join us in finding biological solutions to the world’s problems. Being a pioneering company, we seek people, who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. Original thinking happens when we’re given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power and how we have become one of the top patent holders in the biotech industry. Learn more about Novozymes, our purpose, and your career opportunities at Follow us on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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City: Copenhagen, Fuglebakken
Country: Denmark
Job Area: Production