Plant 1 MES Project Lead

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland
Immediate Start
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For our client in Basel we are searching for Plant 1 MES Project Lead for 14 months project

Job Title Plant 1 MES Project Lead
Duration: 02/11/2020 to 15/12/2021

Location: Basel (Klybeck)

Workload: 100%

Deliver Wave 2 of Plant 1 Manufacturing Execution System (aka Operations Management System) within the Plant 1 investment project

Major Accountabilities:

. First point of contact for MES implementation within the Plant 1 project team.
. Lead MES design team of up to 10 MES engineers (number depending on project phase) as direct reports.
. Ensure timely and successful delivery of MES functionality in Wave 2, including adaptations to second project, without disruption of ongoing manufacturing operations.
. Break down the project scope and ensure availability of up-to-date and complete scope document and user requirement specifications.
. Ensure timely delivery of design packages in high quality and agreement with user requirements.
. Oversee external implementation/coding activities at partners.
. Support witnessing of external test activities and deployment of tested code.
. Transparently report on the project status and support cost controlling.
. Provide direct input at subject matter expert on the testing and qualification strategy.
. Support the evaluation of change requests and requests for scope increase.
. Support error correction and change implementation during and after test completion.

Relevant Experience:

. Proven experience in the development of Manufacturing Executing Systems. Preferably in-depth experience with Syncade MES (Emerson).
. Leadership of larger automation teams (5+ direct reports).
. Good understanding of distributed control systems. Preferably, experience with Delta V DCS (Emerson) and its integration with Syncade MES.
. Good understanding of GMP and computerized system validation.
. Good understanding of biotechnology production processes.
. Ideally, previous work on a large-scale site construction project and related project management experience.

Education and qualification: Degree in Engineering, IT or similar.

Languages: Fluent in English, German an asset


. Team player with good leadership skills.
. Organized and able to provide direction to others.
. Able to influence and lead by vision in a complex and heterogeneous Matrix environment.
. Positive attitude and ability to motivate others.
. Results driven. Flexible to achieve the desired outcome.
. Technical writing skills.

Highlights of the skills required:
- Experience in the development of Manufacturing Executing Systems
- Team leadership experience

Reference: 972722341

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