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Manager - MES System Analyst

Employer
Eli Lilly and Company
Location
Concord, North Carolina
Start date
Feb 18, 2024

Job Details

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 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.

Organization Overview:

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 38,000 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 individuals who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Lilly is entering an exciting period of growth and we are committed to delivering innovative medicines to patients around the world. Lilly is investing over $1 billion to create a new state-of-the-art manufacturing site, in Concord, North Carolina. The brand-new facility will utilize the latest technology to increase the company's manufacturing capacity in parenteral (injectable) medications, device assembly and packaging operations. This is an exciting once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help build and operate a new site.  The Lilly Concord site will be built using the latest high-tech equipment, advanced highly integrated and automated manufacturing systems, and have a focus on minimizing the impact to our environment. This is an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

You will be part of Tech@Lilly MQ (Manufacturing and Quality), an organization that drives manufacturing operational excellence and productivity efforts through utilization of technology. Tech@Lilly MQ strives to enable the making of medicine “with safety first and quality always” As MES System Analyst position your main function is to design, develop, implement, enhance, and maintain the MES software application that help optimize manufacturing processes, reduce errors, and increase efficiency, by integrating production operations with business systems. You will also play a key role as Process Team member to have direct ownership of the day-to-day operations at the manufacturing site representing the Tech@Lilly function. 

Responsibilities:

  • You will bring your technical knowledge and experience to design, develop, implement, enhance, and maintain our MES solution that integrate production processes with business systems to optimize manufacturing efficiency, quality, and safety.

  • Must have a strong understanding of Manufacturing processes and practices.

  • Must have a combination of technical and soft skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and drive continuous improvement in manufacturing operations.

  • Must conduct testing, troubleshooting, and ongoing maintenance of MES to ensure system reliability and accuracy of data.

  • Must stay up to date with emerging trends in MES technologies.

  • Must ensure documented processes and procedures are in place for all activities to meet quality and compliance standards. Experience with GMP regulations.

  • Ensure MES system is in compliance with industry-specific regulations, such as FDA guidelines and GMP requirements, Lilly corporate policy and procedures, and local procedures to maintain product quality and safety.

  • Must have Strong Analytical and Problem-solving skills.

  • Must have Excellent communication skills.

  • Must effectively influence the business to drive value and to implement the appropriate digital solutions.

  • Knowledge and experience with MES platforms, such as Rockwell Automation Pharma Suite, Emerson Syncade, Siemens Camstar, or Werum PAS-X.

  • Experience with programming languages such as C++, Java, Python, and SQL.

  • Experience with related technologies and standards, including ISA-95, OPC, and data historians.

  • Experience in integrating MES systems with other enterprise systems, such as ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), to ensure seamless data flow and system interoperability.

  • Understanding of regulatory requirements in GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice), such as FDA regulations for pharmaceutical manufacturing.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with stakeholders and articulate complex technical concepts.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve technical issues related to MES systems, configurations, or integrations.

  • Adaptability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Experience with Computer System Validations.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience working with MES technologies such as Rockwell Automation Pharma Suite, Emerson Syncade, Siemens Camstar, or Werum PAS-X.

Additional Preferences:

  • Exposure to international operations, diverse teams, global IT projects, or working in a global organization.

  • Understanding of cybersecurity concepts and best practices related to MES technologies.

  • Build solutions using an agile framework for the entire solution lifecycle including designing, implementing, automating, modernizing, maintaining, and optimizing solutions.

Additional Information:

  • Role is Monday through Friday and based on-site.  Must be flexible in providing support to accommodate other inputs (production schedules, shutdowns, etc.).  Occasional extended hour and / or off-hour work may be required.

  • Position will be based out of the Concord, NC site with ability to travel to Indianapolis and other global Lilly sites as required.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.

#WeAreLilly

Company

Science has been our calling from the beginning. Colonel Eli Lilly founded the company in 1876 and charged employees to “take what you find here and make it better and better.” More than 147 years later, we remain committed to his vision through every aspect of our business and the people we serve, starting with discovering the best treatments for those who take our medicines and extending to health care professionals, employees and the communities in which we live. Moreover, you can also count on the team at Lilly to be incredibly civic-minded, supporting our communities through philanthropy, volunteerism, and a creative and innovative can-do spirit. 

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