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MES Engineer 30624

  • Job reference: 934898
  • Location: Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 12/04/2021

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a MES Engineer for our Multinational Biotechnology client based in the South of Dublin area on a 12-month contract with huge potential to extend.


Job Purpose

The Manufacturing Specialist (MES) - will report to the Manager Manufacturing (MES) and will be responsible for development, configuration and testing of Master Batch Records (MBRs) from initial to final design. The successful candidate will have at least five to ten years of experience in a pharmaceutical or biotech industry and will have demonstrated competency in leading teams to deliver complex MBR designs in time with project timelines.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Responsible for the development, configuration and testing of Master Batch Records (MBRs) from initial to final design.
  • Responsible for leading MBR development design reviews including liaising with Operations, Process Development and Quality functions.
  • Responsible for drafting, executing and reviewing Application Lifecycle Management test scripts and test sets for testing MBR design.
  • Responsible for the support and ongoing development of the MES system in development of MBRs and improving the MES business process.
  • Responsible for training of Electronic Batch Record (EBR) end-users (Supervisors, Operators, Technical/QA/Support staff).
  • Responsible for the development, review and update of MES Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Responsible for the preparation and management of MBR change requests and associated change request forms (and other documentation) in a timely manner by liaising with customers, System Owner etc.
  • Accountable for adherence to established timelines and metrics for the change control and CAPA process.
  • Responsible for any applicable equipment integration design, configuration and testing to allow MBR interaction with shop floor equipment - OSI PI, Recipe Managers - Siemens, Rockwell, Kepware OPC Server
  • Responsible for resolving interface errors and stock discrepancies between ERP/MES as required.
  • Responsible for providing technical support where required and as directed by Operations leadership

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science
  • Working knowledge of parenteral in pharmaceutical/biotech industries or aseptic processing
  • Knowledge of regulation requirements (GMP & EH&S)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Broad technical experience in MES systems.
  • Experience of working in syringe/Vial manufacturing operations or have a demonstrated capacity to learn quickly and adapt to new technology.
  • The ability to adapt quickly to the demands of syringe/Vial filling.

For more information on this role, call Ian Towler on +353 (0) 212063411 or email ian.towler@orioneng.com for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number: 934898


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