MES Engineer Required - Dublin Area

Rockbrook Technologies is on a journey to automate processes, systems and buildings in the life science sector and we would like you to join us. We are currently looking for an MES integration engineer. This role will be based on a client site in the Dublin area and will support complex and challenging automation initiatives. If you feel it’s time for a new challenge and would like to work with a company that fosters innovation and continuous improvement please get in touch with your CV today.

You will be responsible for the Master Batch Records (MBRs) design oversight, support and ongoing development of the MES system.

Develop, configure and test for integration components of Master Batch Records (MBRs) and lead integration development design reviews including liaising with automation, operations, process development, validation and quality functions. Take responsibility for equipment integration design, configuration and testing to allow MBR interaction with manufacturing equipment and lab equipment for in-process testing.

Provide support and updates to Recipe Control system – an in-house online recipe management system.

Responsible for training of Electronic Batch Record (EBR) designers and end-users on MES integration activities and development of job aids.

Develop, review and update MES Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and design specifications. Expected to liaise with plant support, system owner and operations teams regarding documentation changes in an effective and timely manner.

Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of drug product manufacturing and packaging in pharmaceutical/biotech industries or aseptic processing. Knowledge of regulation requirements, quality systems and computer systems applicable to responsibilities (e.g. MES, ERP, SCADA, PLC, Historian).

Experience of validation processes and understanding of validation protocol generation requirements and experience in continuous improvement tools and methodologies.

Required Skills
Bachelors’ degree in Science, Engineering or relatable technical degree.

3 – 5 years MES experience, preferably gained in a highly automated Life Sciences manufacturing environment.

MES experience with focus on workflow standards and integration from the control layer to MES in pharma & bio-pharma industries.

Experience of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Process Control Systems (PCS), OLE for Process Control, Recipe Managers – Siemens, Rockwell, Kepware OPC Server, OSI Pi, RT Reports, OSI PI Asset Framework, Laboratory benchtop equipment, Learning Management Systems

Strong exposure to MES technologies, including automated data collection, historian applications (OSI PI), visualization, quality and efficiency in manufacturing and experience in implementing stable and scalable solutions for continuous data retrieval, creation / loading of recipes and retrieval of alarms and events into MES for annotation, review and trending

Strong PL/SQL programming experience in software development with Microsoft Visual Studio / development tools; knowledge of web services, ASP and .net technologies with exposure to both Oracle & SQL Server databases along with Crystal Reports.

A team player with excellent organizational skills, communication skills (verbal and written) and with a strong attention to detail.

If you think you have the skills and experience required get in contact today.

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