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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Intermediate MES Engineer
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Emerson Electric Co. | Royersford, PA
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Job Description


Emerson is actively seeking candidates to fill a MES Engineer position to perform the development, design, implementation, testing and delivery of MES Solutions. Engineers are key members of a diverse team of professionals executing MES projects in life sciences and related industries. Candidates must have an excellent understanding of key manufacturing processes in the life sciences industry to develop and execute the MES strategies used on assigned projects.

A successful candidate must be able to quickly develop good working relationships with the Emerson project team members and the client's technical and management personnel. They will participate in all phases of a project from requirements definition through plant startup in a customer facing role. They also must work closely with Project Managers and other technical resources to deliver a successful technical solution that meets the project's requirements for quality, budget, and schedule. Travel to various project sites will be required for requirements gathering, client meetings, engineering support and delivery as required.


* Work with customers to develop functional requirements for MES solutions through client interviews and documentation analysis
* Develop detailed designs, implement and test Syncade MES solutions that meet client requirements
* Develop documentation required for validated facilities
* Quickly learn new skills and technologies
* Work effectively at different levels within project teams, client organizations and sales
* Identify change orders and justify changes to Project Lead
* Start-up complex systems at customers' plants
* Proactively develop customer relationships; anticipate and provide solutions to customer needs giving high priority to customer satisfaction


* A BS in with a minimum of 3 years process operations experience in a highly automated pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or similar regulated manufacturing facility subject to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations.
* Direct manufacturing or manufacturing support experience in regulated life sciences industry in an automated environment with a demonstrated track record of proficiency with MES of 3 to 5 years.
* Demonstrated experience of engineering principles related to typical pharmaceutical processing and support equipment.
* Ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees at different levels of the organization
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
* Must have the demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
* Ability to quickly establish good working relationships with others from all levels
* Ability to travel for routine, short-duration (one to two weeks) project meetings, training and other business events.
* Ability to travel for temporary assignments (domestic and international) away from the Emerson home office (e.g. customer project sites.) Typical travel assignments range from two to six months at a time or 25% to 75% of total time per year. Travel for extended assignments greater than one year is possible. (In some cases, periodic return trips home are available during travel assignments.)
* Experience in at least one computer language

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering preferred or equivalent combination of education and technical experience without engineering degree is a plus
* Syncade and/or Deployment experience with plant floor/Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) solutions (e.g. Syncade, Rockwell ProPack Data, Werum PAS-X)
* Experience implementing various functionality in an MES system for Pharmaceutical Customers
* Knowledgeable in FDA validation requirements preferred, including: User Requirement and Design Specs, Business Process Procedures, Design Reviews, Requirements gathering,
* Experience with .NET technologies preferred

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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