Sr. Systems Engineer, Manufacturing Systems

Employer
Moderna
Location
Massachusetts
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 12 2018
Organization Type
Biotech
Sr. Systems Engineer, Manufacturing Systems

The Role:

Reporting to the Principal Engineer, Manufacturing Systems, the Senior Systems Engineer will serve a key role supporting the delivery and administration of the Syncade MES (Manufacturing Execution system). The individual will lead small projects assist in configuration/customization of the system, participate maintaining necessary procedures, and provide system training to users. Activities will also include cross training of other digital manufacturing systems.

Here's What You'll Do:

  • Lead small projects focusing on expanding the capabilities of the MES system.
  • Participate in the Transfer of new products into the facility
  •  Maintain and improve the interfaces between an MES and other systems including PCS, ERP, and LIMS systems.
  • Participates in validation activities in conjunction with IT, Validation and QA related to implementation and on-going support
  • Conducts user-training sessions for staff members
  • Assists in evaluation or product enhancements and capabilities, implementing upgrades as required
  • Support initial and routine upgrade system risk assessment and testing activities

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:

  • A Bachelor degree in science, technology or another relevant academic discipline.
  • A minimum 5-8 years of experience implementing and maintaining an MES system.
  • Working understanding of cGMP and manufacturing operations and practices
  • An understanding of computer systems validation practices (GAMP)
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written). 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively on cross-functional teams
  • Computer programming and debugging skills with specific emphasis on Visual Basic or VB Script, C#, SQL, Java, and HTML Style Sheets.
  • Experience with Emerson Syncade MES is preferred

Here's What We'll Bring to the Table:

  • Daily on-site catered lunches
  • Company-provided iPhone
  • Free parking, monthly subway pass or a subsidized commuter rail pass
  • Highly competitive healthcare coverage including: medical offered through BCBS (HMO/PPO), dental, and vision offered through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • 16 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 16 weeks 100% paid family caregiver leave
  • 20 weeks 100% paid medical leave
  • Adoption assistance and discounts to local childcare centers, as well as access to care.com
  • 401k (traditional and Roth offered) with 50% match on first 6% deferred. Match is vested immediately
  • A suite of Moderna paid insurance coverage, including: life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Voluntary legal assistance plan
  • 15 days' vacation and 7 sick days per year, in addition to a discretionary winter shut down and 11 company paid holidays

Why join Moderna Therapeutics

We are pioneering a new class of medicines made of messenger RNA, or mRNA. The potential implications of using mRNA as a drug are significant and far-reaching. It could transform not only how certain diseases are treated but also how medicines are discovered, developed and manufactured - at a breadth, scale and speed not common in the biopharma industry. 

Since our founding in 2011, we have built the industry's leading mRNA technology platform, the infrastructure to accelerate drug discovery and speed early development, a rapidly expanding pipeline, and an unparalleled team. Our development pipeline includes development candidates for mRNA-based vaccines and therapies spanning several therapeutic areas, and we have multiple clinical trials already underway with other development candidates progressing toward the clinic. In addition, we have a number of discovery programs that are advancing toward the development stage. 

We invite you to explore our site to learn more about our company and how we are advancing the promise of mRNA science to improve health and impact lives around the world. 

Our Mission:

Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.

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