AbbVie

Manufacturing Execution Systems Recipe Author

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Worcester, MA, United States
Posted
Feb 13, 2021
Ref
2102220
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Role Summary:

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn . This role will support continuous operation and advancement of AbbVie Bioresearch Center's IT and manufacturing systems, and in establishing a stable and future-ready digital foundation.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:
  • Develops and validates Manufacturing Execution System (MES) master data using POMSnet.
  • Assists and participates in all aspects of MES project implementation (recipe design, interface development, documentation, testing, etc.).
  • Analyze current business processes and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaborate among peers and internal customers to determine system business needs and requirements.
  • Coordinate, execute, and support User Acceptance Testing of ERP changes and MES Recipe releases with peers and internal customers to ensure business requirements are achieved.
  • Assists with the development and maintenance and of the Manufacturing Systems and Processes (data management, integration, system development, change management and tech transfer) and interacts cross-functionally amongst departments.
  • Develop system technical documentation; including but not limited to, functional specifications and UAT test scripts.
  • Provide direct internal ERP and MES support to end users.
  • Troubleshoot routine and complex problems to support internal customers.
  • Work closely within the site and global organization in the evaluation and implementation of application updates and continuous improvements.
  • Monitors, ensures compliance, and conforms to all regulatory and company mandates.
  • Maintains system availability, prepares metrics to evaluate systems performance, and works with stakeholders and users to ensure that service objectives are met.
  • Provides training for onsite users in ERP and MES.
  • Provides after hours (on call) support as needed on a regular rotation.


Qualifications

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline, along with a minimum five years of progressive work experience required.
  • Experience within the Bio-Pharmaceutical industry with knowledge of GxP.
  • Working knowledge of MES such as POMSnet, Syncade, PAS-X, etc. required.
  • Experience working with ERP systems like SAP required.
  • Experience in the adoption and application of ISA-88 and 95; and connecting enterprise systems to shop-floor systems/processes required.
  • Experience with commissioning and qualification, and computerized systems validation required.
  • Experience with coding in VB, C#, or other standard programming languages preferred.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence and Data Visualization applications preferred.

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:
  • Ability to work through challenging situations to come through to a solution.
  • Process modeling knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a cross-functional team.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to assist customers in a pleasant, non-technical manner for problem resolution.
  • Proven ability to recognize symptoms, analyze system data, and take corrective actions when problems arise.
  • Must be proactive, have a positive attitude and high-level personal integrity.
  • Exposure to Industry 4.0 technology pillars such as augmented reality, big data, iIOT, and vertical & horizontal integration of systems preferred.

Physical & Safety Requirements:
  • This position requires good visual acuity, with a large portion of the time using a PC or other screens.
  • Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8-hour day).

Significant Work Activities
N/A
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
IC
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.