Manufacturing Execution System (MES) DevOps Engineer
About the job
The Manufacturing Execution System (MES) DevOps Engineer provide support for the design, build and lifecycle of global end to end MES solutions (addition of interactive various components working together) . Ensure and follow the local configuration that are aligned with the Core model and operational excellence. He guarantees and promotes the right usage of Sanofi Digital and Industrial standards for Processes, Applications and Infrastructure environments. He leverages on Digital Portfolio the Detail Design document, catalogue of services and existing Core building blocks. He supports sites in troubleshootings and remediation actions plans. He works in close collaboration with MES Product Owner, MES Full Stack Engineer, MES developpers, Product lines and local digital team, Business Process Owners, Archetype leads and Site modelers and Shopfloor experts. He remains up to date on company’s standards, Digitalindustry practices and emerging standards and contributes to Digital standards maintenance.
Main MES systems in scope :
Koerber MES PAS-X Product (named INOVA for Sanofi)
Siemens MES Opcenter Execution Pharma Product (named MARS for Sanofi)
Business Processes covered in scope :
Master data management (items, users rights, equipments, locations, Workorder…)
Master batch record edition & approval (including workflows)
Master batch record review & approval (by Exception)
Guidances / instructions
Weighing & Dispensing
Communication to equipements or scada systems
Material flow management
Traceability / Genealogy
Articulation with ERP, quality, logistic & shopfloor systems (LIMS, Documentation, Deviation management, Serialisation, OEE,…)
Understand the business requirements (including analytics ones) for the various processes in their domain, be able to challenge, to consolidate and to extrapolate them in order to build solutions expendable to multi-GBU use cases and plant configuration.
Provide functional & technical support during the full lifecycle and ensure adoption and adequate uses of the solution.
Maximize customer satisfaction considering also to minimize build and maintenance costs, and risks associated with fulfillment of Business needs.
Implement the appropriate services to ensure optimal allocation of all available capabilities
Coordinate, inform and ensure functional expertise in a matrixial context
Ensure the transfer of know-how, experience and best practices to sites.
Contribute to Digital skills development within his/her domain
Delivery and Quality of services:
Support local team to Design their local MBR, in configuring & implementing core solutions as close to standard market solutions as possible,on the basis of state-of-the-art best practices and aiming at aligning processes and enabling industrial efficiency across the different industrial sites of Sanofi.
Participate to regular design review with site modelers to ensure best practices are followed & appropriated
Ensure that technical solutions are in line with recommendations for Quality, Security and Accessibility of Digital are correctly understood and applied
Contribute of the on-time delivery of projects of his domain ensuring robust, cost effective solutions while ensuring customer satisfaction, and business value focus
Safeguard the proper deployment of core solutions on the different industrial sites
Evaluate impact analysis on solution options and assesses and manages associated risks
End-to-end business process analysis including integration with partner systems (ERP, other shopfloor systems, automation layers), labelling technologies, and mobile technologies
Participate in the definition of indicators for performance and quality of service, monitor and communicate them
Manage preventive / corrective maintenance for components
Ensure that standards and rules for Platform Mgt (Release mgt, Solution Documentation, Testing) are correctly understood and applied
Strategy development and Implementation:
Remain current on technology trends and Benchmark with other companies and partners to bring innovative inputs to our solutions, operating models and to our strategy
Collaborate with peers (Enterprise Architects, other solution architects, Cybersecurity team, technical architects…) to review solution design and/or introduction of new technology to ensure compliance with Sanofi standards
Explains / presents architecture and technical matters in an understanding way to Digital management team, staffand business stakeholders. Able to explain complex matters in a simple and understandable way
Breaks current Gxp Validation established postulates to simplify and adapt to current and next generation technologies & methodologies (Cloud, Service Management, Agile), without Quality regression on documentations and validation processes
Experience & Knowledge:
8+ years work experience in Manufacturing/Automation domain
Demonstrated experience in a multicultural/multilanguage environment and in a matricial organization.
Broad knowledge of Manufacturing Processes in industrial plants
Significant MES experience : market standards knowledges (solutions, technologies, integration) , process industry within lifescience / pharmaceutical industries
Core Product/Model concept
Successful and significant Project Management experience would be a plus
Expert of MES solution Werum PAS-X ( &/or) Siemens OPCEnter Pharma execution
Strong knowledge Manufacturing Execution System, including Master Batch Record and Review by Exception business processes and relevant MES solutions/modules/functionalities
Strong Knowledge of pharma industry regulatory context (GxP)
Strong Knowledge of Digital technologies & concepts
Automation layer (Scada, DCS, PLCs, industrial protocols)
Communication, and interaction skills. Able to drive change managementAgile mindset , Ability to challenge, open minded and active listening.
Education: Engineering or master in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
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