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MES Support Analyst

Rensselaer, New York

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Location Rensselaer, New YorkUS Job ID JR-027546

Job Title: MES Support Analyst
Location: Rensselaer, NY

Type of Assignment: Full time

Job Description Summary

  • Level 1/2/3 Support for a Manufacturing Application 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 any manufacturing applications systems would be outstanding
  • This role could be filled by either an engineer who is IT savvy, or an IT person with manufacturing environment experience


  • 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.

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Computer Science or Life Sciences
  • 2+ years of 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

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