MES & Controls Engineer
Posted on: May 15, 2022
The position is responsible for supporting the development of
existing and new automated
manufacturing equipment within the facility from an IT and Controls
perspective. The position
will be primarily responsible for serialized commercial product
Serve as the primary point of contact with Global IT for any server
or system changes
that could affect operations (Active directory, Systech Unitrace,
label layout server, IP
Address changes, etc.)
---Continuously monitor status of all lines to track serial number
transfers and file uploads
to identify trends or developing bottlenecks and other issues.
---Work with global IT to ensure client's specifications for serial
number provisioning and
notifications have been properly communicated, tested, and
---On boarding of new clients and products in the IT system and
line level serialization
---Debug and troubleshoot IT interfaces between the equipment and
servers such as MES
systems that are not related to serialization.
---Troubleshooting hardware and software issues at the line and
Management System. Note: Catalent Woodstock is a 24/7 operation.
This position will
often require technical support remotely and/or onsite during hours
outside of normal
---Support process improvements for serialization.
---Provide Training to new operators, supervisors and
---Work with new clients to determine their needs regarding serial
and formatting requirements, labeling requirements and printer file
formats, EPCIS file
requirements, and any other specific requirements.
---Implement, test, and manage line level software configuration
changes as required by
the client, including company prefixes, GTIN and SSCC serial number
recipes, and label layouts.
---Writing and execution support as needed of validation activities
for new client product
configurations and operational testing
---Manage relationship with Optel or other chosen vendor to perform
maintenance, preventative maintenance, or required upgrades on
equipment and software.
---Troubleshoot technical issues beyond the capability of the
maintenance staff to solve.
---Provide training and mentoring to the maintenance staff to
enhance skillset and
immediate problem resolution.
---Implement CAPA as needed to correct systemic recurring problems
with equipment and
---Communicate with the Woodstock Catalent management team and
STW-JD-MES Engineer Manager as necessary.
---Maintain effectiveness of the Quality System components relevant
to this position.
---Other duties as assigned.
Keywords: Woodstock, Elgin , MES & Controls Engineer, Engineering , Woodstock, Illinois
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