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Lilly MES System-Business Integrator in Kinsale, Ireland

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Position Brand Description:

This Dedicated Manufacturing & Quality Information Digital Solutions (M&Q IDS) position will be part of the Global API MES Team. The Global API MES team is purposed to deliver and support Manufacturing Execution Systems through championing standardization of business processes and common Syncade (Software by Emerson) modules that enable manufacturing sites to deliver world class performance. This position will report to a MQ IDS Associate Director and will focus on the following key elements:

  • Managing Syncade software release lifecycle, licensing technology & processes

  • Managing application regression testing

  • Global object development and management

  • Escalation point for Tier 2/3 support

Key Objectives & Responsibilities

  • Drive new releases & hot fixes technical assessments and related interoperability test with Syncade

  • Influence life cycle decisions. Coordinate & manage LCM processes. Executes \ facilitates complex technical upgrades

  • Configure & deploy MES software application and system.

  • Enables common processes across the sites such as RA Behaviors, Global Components and Work Instructions.

  • Proactively influence the business towards replication & standardization to drive value and implement the appropriate technical solutions

  • Evaluate emerging technologies and implications to Syncade solution

  • Maintain open communication with Emerson to address needs in standard solution or via functional packs

  • Evaluate and translate functional requirements into technical solutions

  • Ability to problem solving and work through manufacturing situations. Escalates to vendor as appropriate

  • Ensure project and/or validation documentation is maintained during lifecycle & release management

  • Find innovative ways to leverage Syncade to drive business value

  • Develops \ assists in the creation and maintenance of the interfaces with external systems

Basic Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • Minimum 3 years of MES experience

  • Knowledge of S95 Architecture Model

  • Some knowledge and depth across M&Q business areas and Manufacturing IT application portfolio

  • General awareness and knowledge of security, regulatory, legal, and quality requirements (privacy & GxP)

Additional Preferences

  • Strong knowledge of S88 Standard & control system MES interface concepts

  • Strong technical skill in Syncade: Manufacturing Execution (or another MES) architecture and troubleshooting

  • Relevant manufacturing experience

  • Knowledge of data management concepts and practices

  • Strong technical skill in T-SQL programming language

  • Strong technical skill in VB script, C# or other common Microsoft programming languages

  • Strong technical skill specially in Microsoft Server and SQLServer DBMS management

  • Some demonstrated Syncade architecture knowledge

  • Demonstrated learning agility both technically as well as business processes and applications

  • Demonstrated initiative to build relationships, work across diverse teams, learn new business processes and identify opportunities

  • Demonstrated ability to influence peers and business partners

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate, facilitate, and drive towards risk-based decision making

  • Ability to thrive in a complex, changing, virtual environment with multiple manufacturing sites

Other Information

  • Employee Type: Flexible = Flexible employees are expected to be onsite 60%

  • Location: Flexible = The employee can be based at any of the US Lilly API Manufacturing sites

  • Some travel will be required to other Lilly API Manufacturing sites in Puerto Rico and/or Europe/US

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