Senior Application Engineer (MES)

4070 Basel
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We are currently looking for (m/f)  Senior Application Engineers (MES) for our customers in Basel area/Switzerland


The focus of this position is the active support in an ongoing strategic implementation project for a Global MES system. We are looking for someone with a pro-active and solution-driven mindset, who can actively contribute in requirement analysis, functional specification and testing activities to ensure that the solution meets business expectations. In addition a close collaboration is needed to support our (internal) customers in implementing their processes in the MES and to maintain the application including interfaces. The Global MES system will be implemented in a regulated pharmaceutical environment. 

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Execute activities to implement the Global MES system 
  • Analyse of requirements and work together with the vendor, Global MES team, global/local IT teams and customer teams to specify appropriate technical solutions. 
  • Support our customers in implementing their processes in the MES 
  • Become Subject Matter Expert for MES interfaces to other systems 
  • Execute full E2E testing of provided solutions, and work together with our testing team located in Poland. 
  • Coordinate and align within the Global MES team and other IT teams involved, but also with the customers. 
  • Deliver agreed project CSV documentation (CSV compliance, accurate content, on-time delivery) 
  • +8 years as Application Engineer (MES) 
  • +4 years hands on experience in MES systems (very important)
  • Knowledge about interface technologies (https, IDoc, WebServices, OPC and others) 
  • Experience in CSV and GxP compliant working 
  • Analytical thinking, structured approach to resolution of issues 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)