Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical
Novo Nordisk Clayton
3612 Powhatan Rd
Clayton, NC 27527 Map
Novo Nordisk Durham
5235 International Drive
Durham, NC 27712 Map

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 100 years, we have led the way in diabetes care. Being part of Novo Nordisk allows our employees to embark on life-changing careers, and the opportunity to help improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world. Our first US manufacturing facility for diabetes and obesity medicines was established in Clayton, NC in 1993. In North Carolina we operate three pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities that are responsible for fulfilling different steps in our injectable and oral treatment supply chains.

Our legacy Injectable Finished Products (IFP) facility in Clayton, NC is a 457,000 square foot aseptic “fill and finish” site that is responsible for producing innovative, injectable diabetes and obesity treatments. Our newer Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) facility in Clayton, NC sits on 825,000 square-feet of state-of-the-art equipment, and houses the Fermentation, Recovery and Purification in the production of ingredients for Novo Nordisk’s innovative oral products. Our Emerging Technologies – Oral Finished Products (ET-OFP) facility in Durham, NC is a 194,000 square foot tableting and packaging facility that supports the production of our innovative oral treatments for patients with type 2 diabetes. At our sites in North Carolina, you’ll join a global network of manufacturing professionals who are passionate about what they do.

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Apprenticeship Program

Unique to Novo Nordisk’s North American affiliate locations, the Novo Nordisk Apprenticeship program is in conjunction with the NC Apprenticeship Consortium. Students will gain paid on-the-job training while putting their academic knowledge to practical use.