SENIOR MES ENGINEER – US, Canada & Caribbean

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Werum IT Solutions is the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Werum’s PAS-X software product is run by more than half of the world’s top 30 pharmaceutical and biotech companies as well as many mid-sized drug manufacturers. Founded in 1969, Werum is headquartered in Lüneburg, Germany, and has locations in Europe, America, and Asia. Werum is part of the Körber Group’s Business Area Pharma Systems.

The Business Area Pharma Systems provides high quality solutions for the production, inspection and packaging of pharmaceutical products and units seven internationally successful companies under one roof.

The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

For our location in Cary we are looking for

SENIOR MES ENGINEER – US, Canada & Caribbean


We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Senior MES Engineer looking to work for an industry leading Software Firm within the Pharmaceutical Industry. In order to expand we are seeking talented
Senior MES Engineers to join our U.S. team for a site based position in the US, Canada & Caribbean. Senior MES Engineers play a critical role in the deployment of Werum’s MES solution PAS-X and work closely with clients to ascertain successful completion of projects. In addition they manage small independent teams to address project challenges in regulated environments. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and motivated individual looking to advance in their consulting career working throughout the US, Canada & Caribbean. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of five years experience with large scale applications in a consulting or training role, should have project management experience, must enjoy interacting with customers, have excellent communication skills, be willing to relocate for project needs and enjoy a fast paced work environment.

Role Responsibilities:

  •  Train client associates in the use and configuration of Werum’s PAS‐X MES software
  •  Understand functionality provided by Werum’s PAS-X MES software for the purpose of deploying it at client locations
  • Provide management support for deployment projects
  •  Support projects in all areas of the PAS-X software development lifecycle
  • Assume responsibility to complete projects or activities
  • Work independently and lead a small service team
  • Mentor new staff members and motivate them with regard to assigned objectives
  • Configure and deploy PAS-X as required by client engagements
  • Explore sales opportunities and generate business
  • Provide site based support on an initial 12 month deployment project after 4-6 weeks of onboarding program; client facilities are located in Evansville IN, Los Angeles CA, Las Piedras
  • PR, Toronto ON, Kankakee IL and Boston MA or elsewhere
  • Follow up project and location to be identified; employment is continued


Desired Skills:

  • Self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic personality
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills; a second language is mandatory (Spanish or French)
  • Thorough understanding of the software project life cycle
  • Severe understanding of the Pharmaceutical environment and regulatory authorities
  • Ability to work in different roles and collaborate in virtual teams
  • Strong desire to be the “go-to” hands-on person with ability to figure things out on your own; must enjoy configuring software and troubleshooting issues
  • Ability to collaborate in and lead teams
  • Desired Experience:
  • 5 years of software support experience with large scale applications (ERP/MES/LIMS) in a consulting / training role
  • Experience with FDA regulated environments (drug production & validation)
  • A project management certification (PMP, IPMA) is a plus
  • Experience with Werum’s MES solution PAS-X is a big plus
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in a Science or Computer Science field is required, a Master of Science Degree is preferred