Novozymes Reviews

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Peder Holk Nielsen
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    I worked at Novozymes (More than 3 years)

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    Novozymes gives employees a lot of individual responsibility. They let you "own" your work, which is challenging and exciting. Novozymes also allows for lots of travel opportunities if you are interested in such.


    Work/life balance for the US colleagues could be better. I personally worked on vacations (was called, emailed, etc.) and it was expected. Danish colleagues cannot be bothered when they are on holiday.

    Advice to Management

    I would ask that management make the US culture more like the Danish culture or make the Danish culture more like the US. It causes low morale when US employees cannot take time off without interruption from the company. Vacation is supposed to be just that - a vacation.

Novozymes Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Novozymes.


    There was a phone Interview followed by on site interview. Employees were very friendly and casual. Interviewed by multiple people within a large period of time. Seems like getting a position is very competitive.

    Interview Questions

    • Some technical questions, just mostly just asked about experience   Answer Question

Novozymes Awards & Accolades

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Sustainability Indexes and SAM Gold Class , Dow Jones, 2013
Carbon Disclosure Project Nordic Leadership Index , CDP, 2013
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Headquarters BAGSVAERD, Denmark
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (NZYM)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors BASF Group, Danisco A/S, DSM

Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries, we create tomorrow’s industrial biosolutions, improving our customers' business and the use of our planet's resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources ... More

Mission: Our ambition is to make a significant positive change in the world. By being ambitious and constantly reaching out to the world, our solutions will be widespread and impact our customers, their industries, and the world in which we live. We can help change the world together with our customers – while growing our company.

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