Process Engineer – Data Analytics Job

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Carlow, IE

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Requisition ID: PRO019689

Process Engineer - Data Analytics

MSD Carlow

Are you ready to Invent, Impact, Inspire?

Join MSD and shape the future of healthcare in Ireland

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

INTRODUCTION 

At MSD Ireland, we are committed to ‘Inventing for Life’ in all that we do. We keep the patient at the very heart of all that we do and strive to find solutions and treatments for some of the world’s most challenging healthcare needs.

THE COMPANY 

MSD Ireland is one of the country’s leading healthcare companies, having first established here over 50 years ago.
We currently employ over 1,700 employees, across four sites in Ballydine, Co Tipperary, Brinny, Co Cork, Carlow and Dublin and, in addition, operate substantial Human Health and Animal Health businesses. 
In total to date, we have invested $2.5 billion in our Irish operations and our annual turnover ranks us as one of Ireland’s top 20 companies. Currently, our Irish sites manufacture approximately half of MSD’s top twenty products, saving and enhancing lives in over sixty countries around the world.
With almost 70,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, you will be joining one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.

MSD CARLOW

MSD in Carlow is a world-class manufacturing facility, and the company’s first stand-alone vaccine and biologics facility outside the US. Carlow employs over 350 highly skilled employees and is an important element of MSD’s network of sites, playing a pivotal role in the manufacture of our immuno-oncology treatment.
MSD Carlow is a state-of-the-art, 200,000 sq ft vaccines and biologics facility focused on formulating and filling vaccine and biologic products that improve and transform the lives of people across the world. 
MSD’s sustained investment in Ireland empowers Carlow to offer its team the opportunity to continuously grow, learn, invent and thrive. We are growing our highly-skilled team and building our presence in Carlow so that we can continue to lead scientific breakthroughs in the treatment of some of the world’s most harmful diseases.

& SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

A new exciting opportunity now exists on MSD Carlow Site for a Data Analytics Engineer. The selected person will join the Process Engineering Group on site and will perform data analysis and make informed decisions/recommendations around conclusions reached. She/He will serve as technical support for manufacturing and new product introduction and Design/Author/Review/Approve/Execute process development studies. He/She will provide statistical data analysis to support development and commercialisation batches. She/He will participate and/or lead cross functional or single function teams including liaising with vendors or above site groups 

Knowledge of process monitoring systems, automation systems (DeltaV), operational intelligence & data systems (Pi System) within a GMP manufacturing environment would be beneficial and desirable but not a necessity.

The suitable person will typically have prior related work experience; ideally in manufacturing, preferably GMP Setting

Also will provide the following:
  • Technical input into quality notification by authoring/reviewing/approving investigations
  • Execution of equipment/qualification validation programs; including re-qualification and re-validation 
  • Design/Author/Review/Approve/Execute qualification/validation documentation and studies in line with the standard approval process
  • Support continuous improvement through Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Leading and active participation in projects, system failure investigations and investigation reports, 
  • Execution/development of change controls
  • Contribution to Kaizen events as appropriate
  • Perform root cause analysis of system failures, substandard performance, using standard tools and methods, to resolve machine and system issues e.g. FMEA, Fishbone diagrams, 5 why’s 
  • Implement subsequent corrective action through the change management system
  • Serve as technical engineering representative for internal technical group discussions and represent technical Operations Carlow at global technical forums
  • Drive compliance of MSD Global Policies, Procedures and Guidelines, regulatory requirements and execute current Good manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day to day activities and all applicable job functions, ensuring consideration of the impact on GMP and compliance and decisions made. Accountable for compliance via documentation completion, risk assessments, closing out corrective action, participate in audits and inspections and proactively highlighting any issues around compliance
  • Work collaboratively to drive a safe and compliant culture in Carlow
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Data analysis as required to support the business and as detailed above.

REPORTING STRUCTURE

Role will report to Technical Engineering commercial support coach
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE - KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred; ideally in a Science, Engineering or other Technical discipline
  • Additional post graduate qualification in Data Analytics would be desirable
  • Evidence of continuous professional development is desirable

General
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, to interface effectively with all levels of colleagues and with external customers in a team orientated manner
  • Understand the specific responsibilities of all Carlow departments as they relate to ones own department, understanding the business processes ones department supports
  • Customer service
  • Vendor liaison
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible approach
  • Effective time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Trouble shooting skills
  • Data Analysis
  • Goal/results orientated
  • Demonstrable analytical and systematic problem solving skills
  • Training skills
  • Strong change management skills
  • Effective conflict resolution skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Business acumen
  • Strategy development
  • Project management skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Progressive people management skills
  • Ability to effectively manage complex projects across multiple disciplines Using the Job Description Menu, select the appropriate business competencies in line with the role e.g. communication skills, decision making skills, financial awareness etc.

Technical
  • Knowledge of process monitoring systems, automation systems (DeltaV), operational intelligence & data systems (Pi System) within a GMP manufacturing environment would be beneficial and desirable but not a necessity.
  • Knowledge of regulatory/code requirements to Irish, European and International Codes, Standards and Practices
  • Report, standards, policy writing skills required
  • Equipment and process validation
  • Sterile filling processes and equipment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job related computer applications required
  • Lean Six Sigma Methodology experience desired
  • Data analysis experience required

People
  • Focus on Customers and Patients
  • Collaborate
  • Act with Candor and Courage
  • Make Rapid, Disciplined Decisions
  • Drive Results
  • Build Talent
  • Demonstrate Ethics and Integrity


So, if you are ready to: 

INVENT solutions to meet unmet healthcare needs 

IMPACT the future by joining MSD, one of the world’s leading healthcare companies 

INSPIRE your team to reach their full potential and push the boundaries of science and technology 

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 1
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