MES Project Lead

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Product development
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 15 Oct 2020

ProClinical is currently recruiting for an MES Project Lead position on behalf of a top 10 global pharmaceutical company. This is an amazing opportunity to establish your project management career at a large firm.

Job Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for implementation within the Plant 1 project team.
  • Lead design team of up to 10 MES engineers (number depending on project phase) as direct reports.
  • Ensure timely and successful delivery of MES functionality in Wave 2, including adaptations to second project, without disruption of ongoing manufacturing operations.
  • Break down the project scope and ensure availability of up-to-date and complete scope document and user requirement specifications.
  • Ensure timely delivery of design packages in high quality and agreement with user requirements.
  • Oversee external implementation/coding activities at partners.
  • Support witnessing of external test activities and deployment of tested code.
  • Transparently report on the project status and support cost controlling.
  • Provide direct input at subject matter expert on the testing and qualification strategy.
  • Support the evaluation of change requests and requests for scope increase.

Skills and Requirements

  • Proven experience in the development of Manufacturing Executing Systems. Preferably in-depth experience with Syncade MES (Emerson).
  • Leadership of larger automation teams (5+ direct reports).
  • Good understanding of distributed control systems. Preferably, experience with Delta V DCS (Emerson) and its integration with Syncade MES.
  • Good understanding of GMP and computerized system validation.
  • Degree in Engineering, IT or similar.
  • Fluent in English, German an asset

To Apply

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical and medical device companies.