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Emerson MES Engineer - MES Technical Consultant, Life Sciences in Royersford, Pennsylvania

MES Engineer - MES Technical Consultant, Life Sciences

Requisition ID : ( 22000810 )

Primary Location : United States-Texas-Austin

Other Locations : United States-California-Irvine, United States-North Carolina-Durham, United States-Pennsylvania-Royersford

Job Function : Engineering

Job Posting Date : Jan 14, 2022, 12:13:41 PM

MES Technical Consultant

If you are an experienced MES engineer looking to work with a team of MES specialists at some of the most innovative pharma manufacturing companies in the world, this position should interest you. Our Emerson Life Science global team of MES engineers currently work on projects for customers involving Cell and Gene therapies, chemical synthesis, biopharma, and other Life Science areas.

We are actively helping our customers to bring products to market with efficiency through accelerated product release through deviation management, process enforcement, ensuring record completion, and real-time equipment/material verification. Our teams also deliver high value system integrations to ERP, LIMS, CMMS, and control systems – including Emerson’s own, industry-leading, DeltaV DCS, as we deliver value with our Syncade MES platform.


  • Proactively develop customer relationships; anticipate and provide solutions to customer needs giving high priority to customer satisfaction

  • Architect and lead the implementation of MES and system integration solutions projects

  • Conduct workshops to analyze user requirements to define functional requirements for MES solutions through client interviews and documentation analysis

  • Plan and organize the work of a project team, develop the implementation strategies for projects, act as a mentor for individuals within the group, and resolve issues within project teams while leading the team

  • Develop detailed designs, implement, troubleshoot and test Syncade MES solutions that meet client requirements

  • Refine/optimize and follow Business Process Maps and/or User Cases for configuration of execution workflows

  • Develop and improve processes, procedures and tools used in the execution of projects

  • Act as a liaison between the internal project team, internal management, sales and customer project teams and management

  • Understand the project scope and financials, and participate in the framing and quoting of projects to ensure successful project execution

  • Identify change orders and justify changes to Project Management; resolve issues and establish priorities between projects

  • Start-up complex systems at customers’ plants


You achieve and are consistently known as a top performer. You facilitate an open dialogue with a wide variety of contributors and stakeholders. You deliver messages in a clear, compelling, and concise manner. You continually scan the environment for technology breakthroughs.


  • Bachelor of Science Minimum of 10 years MES project experience, and at least 5 years’ experience working on MES projects in Biotech or Pharmaceutical manufacturing

  • MES project leadership and implementation experience including workflows, equipment management and materials management in Biotech or Pharmaceutical manufacturing

  • Recognized by others as a MES expert in Biotech or Pharmaceutical manufacturing

  • Must have the demonstrated ability to work in a team environment as both a leader and an individual contributor

  • Experience with SDLC (Waterfall/Agile), and experience in at least one computer language in a regulated environment

  • Experience developing user requirements, Functional Specification documents and test scripts for MES projects.

  • A minimum of 25% travel is expected with this position. Travel will be mostly domestic, but some international travel may be required.


  • ERP or Quality Systems integration a plus.

  • Knowledgeable in FDA validation requirements

  • Experience with regulatory/compliance documentation and procedures is a plus

  • Experience with .NET technologies


Commitment to Support Our People

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.

Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

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At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.

Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values ( and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson. (


Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.


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Req ID: 22000810