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MES Technical Analyst

Job ID R0039943 Date posted Jun. 17, 2021 Location Santa Rufina, Italy

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Job Description

MES Technical Analyst

People First - At Takeda we are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all people and bringing them the hope of a brighter future. It is our passion that transforms every job into meaningful action.

Our people are the heart of Takeda.

Are you looking for a patient-centric and innovation-oriented company to inspire you and promote your career? Join Takeda now. We are currently hiring for a MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) Technical Analyst to join our team in Rieti, Italy.


•    Actively participates in the deployment of MES at the manufacturing site by collaborating with global team and cross-functional site teams.
•    Acts as the MES Technical System Owner (TSO) at the manufacturing site.
•    Coordinates MES related activities at the site, including but not limited to, infrastructure deployment, enabling systems integration, manufacturing intelligence, and tier 1/tier 2 support.
•    Escalates MES support issues to Global MES Technical System Owner


Works with plant MES Business Owner to prioritize MES projects with the plant leadership team.  Accountable for infrastructure and application life cycle management.  Candidate will engage with MBR designer, IT Infrastructure team, and Engineering to coordinate technical aspects of MES such as system interfaces and MES enhancements. Works with the Manufacturing Intelligence team to ensure plant level MES data can be consumed. Creation of MES business intelligence reports. This role includes supporting the manufacturing site by:
•    Approving system changes
•    Escalating MES issues to Global MES Technical System Owner
•    Managing ServiceNow for plant MES incidents/tickets including tracking and metrics


•    Werum PAS-X general system use and architecture
•    Computerized System Validation
•    Data Integrity
•    Application life-cycle management methodologies
•    ServiceNow
•    Computerized System Change Control
•    Owns the IT System Owner responsibilities per:
o    PROC-0000473, Global SOP System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
o    PROC-0003823, Global Standard Computerized System Validation


•    A degree in IT/Computer Science/Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or relevant field
•    Understanding of software project life cycle and experience in working with MES software, Werum‘s PAS-X MES solution
•    Ability to quickly learn MES software functionality, pharmaceutical production processes and related configuration processes
•    Five (5) years of experience in the life sciences industry on large scale applications
•    Strong experience in Computer System Validation (CSV) for manufacturing systems
•    Sound experience in project management; a certification (PMP/IPMA) is a plus
•    Self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic personality
•    Strong communication skills, confidence in dealing with users and larger groups
•    Collaborate in teams and adjust based on situations
•    Strong team player, ability to take on different roles within a team
•    Dynamic personality, strong analytical skills, hand-on approach
•    Italian fluent speaker

•    English fluent speaker

Empowering our people to shine

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Takeda is committed to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. Hiring decisions are based entirely on qualifications and are made regardless of gender, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we look forward to receiving your application via our online tool!


ITA - Rieti

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Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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Full time