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Graduate Production IT

Requistion ID:  1581

Nykøbing Sjælland, Sjælland, DK

Date:  11-Jan-2021

Graduate in Production IT

Are you looking for the next step to kick-start your transition from being a student to becoming a young professional within production and IT? Then join our Lundbeck Graduate Program 2021.


Lundbeck offers a great workplace that is based on a flat structure, and a collaborative working environment based on respect and equality. We employ dedicated colleagues and encourage continuous development. Together, we create the ideal conditions for you and your job, so we can create better conditions for patients.


As part of your two-year graduate journey at Lundbeck you will be exposed to various parts of the business and encounter many exciting challenges across the company. The learning curve will be steep and we expect a lot from you, but in return we offer a program that will empower you to grow both on a professional and personal level.


The MES Programme

The Manufacturing Execution System Programme is responsible for delivering the foundation for the future production IT solution in Lundbeck enabling production to leverage digitalization towards operational excellence. The MES Programme will implement one manufacturing operation management system across the 4 production sites. The value chain of the production covers manufacturing of the active pharmaceutical ingredient, through formulation to packaging. The Programme is responsible for system design, interfaces to other systems, design of future work-flows and local implementation of the solution.

The Programme consists of a highly diverse group of people, from internal specialists from different production disciplines and IT to external consultants and specialists and the solution supplier project group.


The position is based in Denmark, with expected rotation to France and/or Italy.


Your job and the journey

A graduate position with in the MES Programme invites you into a world of production, GXP, operational excellence, IT, project management and collaboration across disciplines.

The graduate position will be a key role in the MES Programme. You will facilitate and participate in the design and implementation of the MES solution at the 4 production sites. You will gain deep understanding of the MES solution, the relevant IT architecture and interfaces to other systems. You will develop competencies in production as well as in validation of IT systems.

Together with the future users of the system you will design the core solution and afterwards in the roll-out pr. site and become a skilled user of the system (in all production disciplines).

You will take both strategic, tactical and operational decisions and contributing to the solutions no matter if they are theoretical or practical.

The solution will be implemented in the Danish, Italian and French production sites and a part of the position will be a rotation to the sites ensuring the right solution for all parties and a smooth transition.

As you gain understanding and insights of the production, the IT solution and the surrounding systems, you will play a key role in ensuring the implementation of the manufacturing operation management system at the 4 production sites.


During the program you will participate in a wide range of development activities on your own as well as with other graduates - everything designed to guide you through the program, making sure you are on track and able to unfold your potential.



Here you highlight the competency requirements, starting with educational background, professional competencies, experience, technical and interpersonal competencies, language and cultural insight – the content and order should match the description of the job. 


Our preferred graduate has the following qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree and/or a Ph.d. in a relevant field, e.g. IT, Production, Engineering or Supply Chain management with a maximum of one year post-academic work experience
  • Above average academic achievements and excellent English language skills
  • You are ambitious and push yourself to achieve results
  • You are eager to learn, contribute and apply knowledge
  • You build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • You have strong analytical skills and can take decisions, both individual and in close collaboration with colleagues
  • You are hands-on but also able to think strategically
  • You have an international and collaborative mindset
  • You actively seek new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • You adapt your approach and demeanour in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations                  


Further information

Join our Graduate Virtual Career Fair on January 20th, 2021 on Graduateland. Here you will get a chance to interact with Managers from the relevant areas and hear more about the graduate positions. Read more and sign up for the event on our website here.


For further information about the program and how to apply, please visit our website here, and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter. If you could not find the answer to your question on our website, do not hesitate to send an email to graduate@lundbeck.com.


Your application

Please click on “Apply now” to apply for the position. Applications must be received no later than February 14th, 2021. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.
Millions of people worldwide live with brain diseases, and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement, and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.
Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind
Our approximately 5,800 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our pipeline consists of several R&D programs, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centers in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17 billion in 2019 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com, and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.