Manager – Global Governance for Maintenance and Metrology

We are looking for a dedicated Manager for our Global Maintenance and Metrology team who shares our passion, drive, and energy to make a difference. You will be joining a team of highly skilled and experienced colleagues at our site in Kvistgaard. The Team currently consists of 4 Engineers and the team is filled with humor and where quality and customer care are paramount. So, are you a motivated people leader with a real passion for people and technique? Then you are the person we are looking for.

Our department is responsible for the global governance structure for Maintenance and Metrology and is part of the Global Engineering Organization. We also support the daily operations, performing troubleshooting, and solving issues within the area of Instrumentation, Metrology, Control Systems, and Maintenance when needed. The department plays a vital role in the strategy execution, from participating in the early CAPEX project design phase to the implementation and following going into operation within Utility, HVAC, Automation, etc. 

Your main responsibilities

  • Manage the team of Engineers to support Maintenance and Metrology strategies
  • Setting strategic direction for Metrology and Maintenance across Bavarian Nordic
  • Project manager for the upgrade of current and new Metrology and Maintenance systems
  • Continuous system improvement
  • Participate in CAPEX project as Subject Matter Expert
  • Ensure compliance and audit readiness of the Metrology and Maintenance system
  • Provide support & training for users
  • Provide document investigation in case of system breakdowns
  • Contribute to quality documentation as required (Changes, FMEA, CAPA, Deviations)

You will act as a partner in our manufacturing departments to ensure we have a common understanding of the technical activities that impact equipment efficiency.

Your profile

  • Relevant engineering degree or equivalent background
  • Experience with People leadership or Project management
  • Used to work in a highly regulated area with high standards & focus on quality.
  • Experience with Metrology and Maintenance management
  • Good at planning, coordinating, and executing activities
  • You have cooperation skills and can make decisions
  • You work systematically and are at the same time capable of handling a dynamic environment without losing the overview
  • Good communication skills – including the ability to communicate clearly and professionally in written and spoken English
  • As a person, you are a positive and proactive team player. When you are faced with challenges and unpredictability you have a solution-oriented, curious, and can-do attitude


For additional information on the position, please contact Senior Manager for Automation, Utility, and Engineering Support Jacob Svendsen on + 45 22770850 (English or Danish).

For us, it is all about improving and saving lives

Improving and saving lives through innovative vaccines is at the heart of what we do in Bavarian Nordic. We are a fully integrated vaccine company focused on the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of life-saving vaccines, and our vision is to become one of the largest pure-play vaccine companies in the world.

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We offer

In Bavarian Nordic, we believe in the power of the team, and you will be part of a global team of +1600 dedicated people with diverse backgrounds and viewpoints who are bound together by our commitment to protect lives every day.

We offer you a chance to work in a dynamic work environment with excellent opportunities to develop both your personal and professional skills. You will be part of a team with a focus on well-being, and achieving our goals, and where there is room to have fun along the way.

Our employees also have the advantage of being able to use our bus route, 70E, which runs from Humlebæk Station directly to our production facilities in Kvistgaard. The bus has four departures every morning and afternoon with scheduled stops at Hørsholmvej and Kvistgaard St.

The new service improves the commuting experience to and from Kvistgaard, where some of our employees can now benefit from a significant time savings of almost 40 minutes each way, making their daily commute more efficient and convenient.

Founded in 1994, we have more than 25 years of experience in developing life-saving vaccines. We are a global leader in smallpox and mpox vaccines. Our commercial product portfolio contains market-leading vaccines against rabies and tick-borne encephalitis and an Ebola vaccine. We are a global company headquartered in Denmark with a state-of-the-art production facility and sites in Germany, Switzerland, and USA. Our values – our Bavarian Nordic DNA, as we like to call it – are what guide our actions every day. We act as persistent pioneers, embrace change, value being boosted by the team, and believe in protecting lives every day. If that is also a part of your DNA, we invite you to join us in Bavarian Nordic! Bavarian Nordic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Join Bavarian Nordic a fully integrated vaccine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of life-savings vaccines.

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Jacob Reichhardt Svendsen 
Senior Manager, Utility and Engineering support