MES Project Manager

SimoTech are seeking to hire an MES IM Project Manager based in Cork. This role will serve as an integral member of the MES Program Team and the IM PMO. This position will have a significant role in the delivery of the MES Program, mainly responsible for coordination of all IM related activities in line with the overall project plan, from design through implementation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Single point of contact from the IM team on the MES Program.
  • Coordinate IT related activities throughout the project lifecycle to ensure that projects goals, budget and schedules are met.
  • Manage spend, forecasting to financial close-out ensuring a continual focus on cost awareness.
  • Work with project sponsor and stakeholders to manage scope, goals, deliverables, resource management, risks and issue management, budget and timeline.
  • Ensure that IM scope is delivered to meet customer expectations and in line with IM standards.
  • Monitor progress of project milestones with all team members and provide status reports. Ensure that adequate communication plans are in place and delivered to ensure that all project stakeholders are informed and consulted on key project activities, progress and decisions.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate electronic and paper documentation & filing systems to ensure that all project documents are filed during project execution and safely archived following project completion.
  • Ensures that good Project management practices are utilised and aligned with customer’s needs from requirements gathering, through design and execution.
  • Manage project changes and ensure all are captured, documented and assessed.
  • Generate IT change controls and drive their closure in a timely manner.
  • Responsibility for direct supervision of vendor engineers and contractors as required.
  • Promotes a safety and quality compliant culture across site.
  • Uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities.
  • Analyses tasks to identify efficiencies and ensure efforts are focused on business critical and business improvement activities.
  • BSc. Degree (Technology related preferred) with 5+ years’ experience working as a Project Manager in a Global Bio-Pharmaceutical or equivalent type industry.
  • 5+ years technology or information systems experience.
  • Project Management Certification in PMP, Prince 2 or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience/Knowledge in ERP, LIMS, EDMS, QMS, MES (PAS-X).
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Visio, Access, Project, Power Point).
  • Strong knowledge of business processes across manufacturing, supply chain & quality.
  • Experience with Computer Systems Validation preferred.
  • Knowledge of 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 regulations preferred.
What SimoTech Can Offer
  • Role provides a high degree of autonomy to allow the successful candidate to reach their full potential.
  • Long term project opportunity.
  • SimoTech can facilitate these positions as a staff engineer or contract engineer.
  • Competitive staff or contract rates.
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