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MES Engineer

Kinsale, Ireland

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Req ID R-11901 Title MES Engineer City KINSALE State / Province Cork Country 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.

Main Purpose and Objectives of Position:

Eli Lilly requires an experienced MES Engineer to work within their existing MES team to design, develop new electronic batch records, deliver changes to existing electronic batch records, and provide day to day support for the MES system for their Biotech Facilities in the Kinsale manufacturing site.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the business in gathering and understanding their requirements and translate them into an appropriate solution within the MES system.
  • 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.
  • Stays abreast of emerging technologies, latest technology standards and implications to system solution.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in Object Orientated programming languages and demonstrated experience in Visual Basic scripting.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing technical / MES solutions in a GMP environment.
  • Demonstrated 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 learning agility both technically as well as business processes and applications.
  • Demonstrated initiative to build relationships, learn new business processes and identify new opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify issues and either resolve or escalate to the appropriate level for resolution.

Educational Requirements:

BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.

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 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.

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-11901.

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.

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