We are seeking a Senior Professional MES (Manufacturing Execution System) who will be based at our operational headquarters in Zurich.
Vifor Pharma is running S / 4 HANA and MES (Werum) program to optimise and redesign the business processes for TechOps. The project is starting with the build phase in Werum PAS-
X. Apart of this program there are several parallel projects going on which increase the workload on the internal COE department.
In this role, you will report to EA Transformation Program Management, and your tasks will include, but not be limited to the following :
Align closely MES needs with SAP COE up to process control technology and ensure integrated set-up and operation
Manage and transition towards outsourced services including contract review, regular SLA check, upgrades, and maintenance windows;
coordinate different resources during projects and manage escalation processes
Work closely with the stream leads and business process owners to deliver the solution
Make sure that the designed solutions will be sustainable and meet company needs
Report project issues to Project PMO and line manager
Manage service providers and vendors
Ensure that the components and systems are standardized, available, stable and secure
Ensure compliance of GxP-relevant systems / components operation and maintenance during their operational life
Ensure that all requests addressed by systems / components are handled according to agreed SLAs
Collaborative work with the responsible business areas
Ensuring and Defending of the validation status of the Document Management System in internal and external audits
Lead and coordinate projects in regards to the QMS system
Support the MES Program Werum Pas-X
Ensuring support for the power-users
The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor's degree in IT with relevant experience in MES with the following essentials skills and experience :
Implementation of Manufacturing Execution Systems preferable Werum PAS-X
5 years of experience preferably in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and project / automation / IT support
Proven record of proficiencies associated with business analysis on complex sized projects
Excellent understanding of cGMP's, SDLC methodologies and Lean Sigma principles
Demonstrated ability to analyse and define business problems, develop business cases
Identifying appropriate process and technological solutions
Proven facilitation, meeting / workshop management, project management and change management skills
Fluent level in English (in oral and written communication)
The following skills would be advantageous :
Maintaining strong attention to detail in high-pressure situations
IT security knowledge
Knowledge of PMI or other project management methods
Experience with ITIL processes (ITIL Foundation certification)
Knowledge in IT Service Management
Knowledge of Oracle Database
You are proactive and demonstrate a holistic approach, quickly adapting your structured and conceptual attitude. You take a balanced team oriented approach while being strict in fulfilling the needed requirements.
You are effective at communicating with colleagues on all levels, with very strong collaboration and influencing skills.
You have a positive, can do’ personality with strong assertiveness and behave as a role model for others, in line with Vifor Pharma values.