MES Business Analyst

  • Carlow
  • Permanent
  • JO-1811-64035_1543320299


Due to continued growth and expansion of this site our client are hiring an MES Business Analyst to support new projects in its expanding/new manufacturing sites in Ireland.

The Business Analyst acts as the key point of contact between the MES COE and site based project teams to ensure that deployments of the Werum PAS-X software are installed to maximize business benefits and are in line with MSD business process and technical standards.

The Business Analyst is responsible for supporting MES implementations across the full systems lifecycle, from identifying the business needs of clients and stakeholders to help build business cases and determine appropriate implementation of the technology, through support to project implementation and ongoing operations.

The Business Analyst will have regular direct interaction with Directors and other stakeholders in the Client organization, plus collaborate with the COMET SAP program and representatives from the Process Council. In this 'above site role' the Business Analyst will also be accountable for driving standardization and collaboration across sites.


  • BSc in Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical degree essential. MS in Computer Science or related field/MBA desirable.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in Vaccines / Pharmaceutical Manufacturing front line supervision and/or project/automation/IT support.
  • Excellent understanding of cGMP's, SDLC methodologies and LEAN/MPS/ Sigma principles.
  • Excellent facilitation, problem solving, and decision making skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and define business problems, develop business cases, and identify appropriate process and technological solutions is essential.
  • Proven facilitation, meeting/workshop management, project management and change management skills are essential, along with excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with implementation of Manufacturing Execution Systems and associated business benefits.
  • Ability to understand and align IT Architecture and business strategy with business solutions.Project Management experience required, PMP certification a plus.

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