Collins McNicholas

Associate MES Operations Manager

The Associate MES Manager will be responsible for the management of the MES and alignment of the system with the business needs and policies and procedures.



  • Design sessions with users as needed for continuous process improvement.
  • Review company documentation including SOPs, requirements and Manufacturing Batch Records to assess MES impact.
  • Develop strong business relationships within various teams and ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Align MES Support team’s business practices with other team and organisation objectives and pro-actively anticipate future needs and create solutions to address them.
  • Assume responsibility for maintenance including all future upgrades, enhancements and validations as needed and approved by senior management.
  • Work with system vendor to guarantee MES is up to date and can easily meet current and future business needs and actively drive process improvement initiatives as appropriate.
  • Provide system performance and usage metrics as required.
  • • Collaborate with appropriate Training groups to develop and schedule training sessions.


  • Degree in IT, Engineering or science field.
  • 5+ years experience in a similar industry with a minimum 2 years in MES role within lifesciences or pharmaceutical environment.
  • MES system configuration experience
  • Experience in programming automation systems DCS and SQL and Oracle preferred

For more information or a confidential discussion contact Deirdre Sheehan on 061-512270 or 

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