MES Program Manager

Posted 23 Jan 2023

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 260544

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Your Role:

As a MES Program Manager for Manufacturing Operations, this individual will be responsible for managing a portfolio of projects, delivering business process harmonization with a clear focus on Operational Excellence. The individual must be a strong communicator with deep understanding of Program and Project Management activities as well as financial aspects of running multi-year sophisticated programs in the range of $2-$5 million. The Project Manager should have demonstrated success in risk management as well as issue and conflict resolution.

The MES Program Manager will lead all aspects of the project including planning, resource management, team meetings, steering committee presentations, communication, SDLC checkpoint processes, financial management, issue and risk management, and driving the team to meet commitments. Focus will be in multiple Manufacturing 4.0 areas: MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems), Manufacturing Intelligence, Batch/Data Historian, Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS), integration with ERP, and Systems Integrations with plant floor systems.


Location: Burlington, MA or St. Louis, MO - Hybrid


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with 5-8 years of demonstrated experience or Masters Degree with 3-6 years
  • 3 years of Project Management experience
  • MES Implementation Experience (WERUM, AspenTech or relevant)
  • Experience in more than one of the following functional areas: ERP, supply chain, lab environment, logistics, distribution & manufacturing.
  • GxP validated systems experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Highly driven individual with excellent leadership skills and ability to meet timelines and deliver a project within budget, timeline and scope.
  • Capability to run virtual teams across time zones including business collaborators, developers, business analysts, vendors, subject matter experts, etc.
  • Prior experience as analyst authoring deliverables such as requirements, configuration, specifications, testing, training, cutover, interdependencies with related projects/programs or other technical documentation a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to guide clients through anticipated business process changes. Handle user expectations, requirements, and relationships including renegotiating of customer expectations while balancing business needs
  • Strong communication, written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills are required. This will include soft skills such as facilitation, influencing, managing critical issues at the right time.
  • Proficiency in and Microsoft Office applications and MS Project.
  • Strong understanding of accounting concepts and attention to detail. Ability to work with finance personnel to proactively manage financials and perform detailed project cost accounting when vital
  • Prior management consulting experience
  • PMP Certification
  • Global mentality, Multi-national experience preferred.

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