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System Admin (Job timing Wed-Fri 7:00am - 5:00pm and Saturday 6:00am - 6:00pm)

Albany, New York

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Location Albany, New YorkUS Job ID JR-027675

Job Title: System Admin (Job timing Wed-Fri 7:00am - 5:00 pm and Saturday 6:00am - 6:00pm)
Location: Rensselaer, NY
Type of Assignment: Full time

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 16,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

Job Description Summary

  • Level 1/2/3 Support for a Werum PASX Manufacturing Execution System.
  • Sets work expectations with customers and delivers against them. Familiar with software deployment and development life cycles. Possess excellent customer consulting, written and communication skills
  • Has knowledge/education in the Life Sciences or similar type organization and Information technology disciplines.

Job Description

  • Worked in a GMP manufacturing environment
  • Is familiar with and may have worked on, manufacturing automation systems
  • IT savvy, experience with IT systems management and associated processes, networking experience a plus
  • Has provided support for manufacturing and/or IT systems
  • Undergraduate degree, though extensive experience may substitute
  • Writing skills are very important as they will be documenting complex aspects of the system
  • Experience with electronic batch recording systems would be a plus, experience with Werum PAS-X MES product would be outstanding
  • This role could be filled by either an engineer who is IT savvy, or an IT person with manufacturing environment experience

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Computer Science or Life Sciences
  • 2+ years of relevant technical experience including (but not limited to); Windows technologies, manufacturing systems, networking

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Experience with manufacturing environments and working in and with regulated (GMP) areas and systems
  • Experience with scientific/manufacturinginstrumentation/equipment is a benefit

More Specific Responsibilities

  • Learn and understand the system processes and procedures of the Customer’s MES system
  • Document system and use processes and procedures for Customer review and approval
  • Perform MES startup activities
  • Provisioning users
  • End-user support
  • Perform routine tasks/troubleshooting for the MES applications including:
  • User Management – Add/Disable users, change permissions.
  • Printer Management – Setting up printers (Zebra label printers mainly) in the MES Application and assigning them as needed to individual user terminals.
  • Terminal Management – Configuring terminals within the MES Application so that they are utilizing the correct profiles for whatever process area they are being used in and have access to any relevant printers.
  • Troubleshooting – Assisting with typical/reoccurring errors that users might come across, such as terminal connectivity issues, incorrect user rights, etc.
  • Perform and assist with planning and support activities associated with bringing new process areas on-board throughout the year.

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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