MES Engineer, Biopharma

Job Title: MES Engineer, Biopharma
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 123915
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

MES Engineer, Biopharma
Our client, a blue-chip multinational Biopharma company based in Cork, now seeks a MES Engineer to work within their existing MES team, on their Biopharma Facilities in the manufacturing site.

Key remit: this successful candidate will design, develop new electronic batch records, deliver changes to existing electronic batch records, and provide day to day support for the MES system. This hire will work with the business in gathering and understanding their requirements and translate them into an appropriate solution within the MES system.

Responsibilities for MES Engineer:
Work as part of a team in designing and developing electronic batch records / work instructions within the MES solution.
Work as part of a team and partner with the business to design, develop and deliver changes to existing / live Recipes.
Work as part of a team to support, troubleshoot and resolve issues within the MES system.
Participate in design reviews to ensure traceability of requirements.
Provide support in trouble shooting and resolving any issues with live Recipes within the MES solution.
Using an object orientated approach to develop objects that can be shared and used across multiple batch records within the MES solution.
Coordinate & participate in solution testing and ensure good testing practices are followed.
Possesses general awareness and knowledge of regulatory and quality requirements.
Proactively identify continuous improvement opportunities within MES delivery process and solution implementation.
Partner with IT peers across manufacturing and solution services to identify solutions to meet business partners’ needs.

Requirements for MES Engineer:
BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
Experience in Object Orientated programming languages and demonstrated experience in Visual Basic scripting.
Experience in implementing technical / MES solutions in a GMP environment.
Experience in troubleshooting and supporting an MES system or similar system.
Experience in working in a development team, but also the ability to take a lead in resolving issues or developing solutions where needed.
Experience with direct customer interactions for requirements gathering and translating into a programming solution.
Good working knowledge of automation systems, Historians and DCS.
Knowledge of GMP’S, regulatory requirements, computer system validation.
Very good written and verbal communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.

Demonstrated Abilities:
Learning agility both technically as well as business processes and applications.
Initiative to build relationships, learn new business processes and identify new opportunities.
Proactively identify issues and either resolve or escalate to the appropriate level for resolution.

For further details, please contact Larry on +353 (0) 1-2302400 /

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

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