Senior MES Functional Consultant – Full Time – Remote/Travel (East Coast)

Posted 27 April 2022
Salary 140000-150000
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEnterprise Applications (SAP/Salesforce/MS Dynamics)
Contact NamePatrick Hindmarsh
Remote working Remote

Job description

Senior MES Functional Consultant – Full Time – Remote/Travel (East Coast)

Skills – MES, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, Biotech, Automation, Factelligence, Aveva, Camstar, Simatic IT, FactoryTalk


My client who is a Global Leader within the Industrial Automation space is currently looking to on board a number of MES Functional Consultants, for what will be Full Time roles. There is presently demand for:

  • Senior MES Functional Consultants
  • MES Functional Consultants

For these positions, individuals are able to work remotely with client travel at approximately 15-20%. The bulk of client sites are located along the East Coast and thus there is a preference for individuals already based in EST/CST, however they are open to considering individuals based U.S. wide.


The Role:

  • Build partnerships at a functional requirement level with client counterparts
  • Lead end user manufacturing process discussions and process mapping by understanding the pharmaceutical manufacturing process in primary/secondary manufacturing of pharmaceutical products, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API), Biopharmaceutical, Medical Devices, and like life sciences manufacturing environments
  • Lead workshops to analyze the client’s user requirements and design the appropriate solution that aligns to client needs and achieve ANSI/ISA-88 standards
  • Write the Functional Design Specification to define what functions fit the standard application framework and what custom developed application code is required for site-specific business purposes
  • Document/review system solution architecture design and identify technical & commercial risks
  • Build migration strategies for clients to move from previous MES systems or from paper batch records
  • Perform fit-gap-analysis and configure functional aspects and solution designs for commercial proposals and into solution delivery
  • Define the integration strategy of the MES application to enterprise business systems, information management systems, and control level systems Author/review/execute project MES system validation plan
  • Collaborate with the technical development team to define the development activities in a product feature backlog using tools such as JIRA to successfully manage the development of client-specific application code
  • Manage team expectations for the use of application code in Master Batch Records to build the recipes specific to their manufactured goods
  • Drive new business growth and client success by participating in presales meeting
  • Provide guidance on GAMP, GxP, FDA guidelines and best practices


The Candidate:

  • Excellent MES domain knowledge (10-15 years of professional functional/technical experience related to software development & systems design and deployment)
  • Strong background within the Life sciences/Pharmaceutical/Biotech/Medical Devices industries
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with respect to managing internal teams as well as client facing skills
  • A high level of motivation, personal engagement, flexibility, and willingness to learn and grow with gained experience
  • Project management and business analysis skills
  • Understanding of cost estimation for solutions, including infrastructure, licensed software, etc.
  • Knowledge of SDLC processes, automation systems & ERP
  • Basic understanding in object-oriented programming in Java, C++, C#, JAVA development, JAVA Framework, J2EE App Server / JBoss, HTML5
  • Knowledge in software configuration, validated software implementation (GxP and GAMP)




Senior Functional – $130k-$155k Per Annum + Bonus (8%) + Benefits

Functional – $115k-$130k Per Annum + Bonus (8%) + Benefits



Please send resumes directly to [email protected] and we can run through the further specifics of the role.


I look forward to hearing from you.


Skills – MES, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, Biotech, Automation, Factelligence, Aveva, Camstar, Simatic IT, FactoryTalk

Senior MES Functional Consultant – Full Time – Remote/Travel (East Coast