IT System Analyst Manufacturing

St.-Prex, Switzerland

Posted: 2-May-2018

Ref#: FER-0060

Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group active in global markets. The company identifies, develops and markets innovative products in the areas of reproductive health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopaedics. Ferring has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit

In our Headquarter in St-Prex/Lausanne (Switzerland), we are looking for a:

IT System Analyst Manufacturing

Your mission

The position supports the development of the Production (Manufacturing and Packaging) activities. Identify, evaluate, implement and support automation solution and information systems to meet SMP business objectives. The role undertakes providing technical expertise with a focus on Compliance and Performance .The role also represents the Production unit by liaising with internal and external Key IS Stakeholders: CIS and SMP IS management.

Main responsibilities

Serve as a representative for production information system with a focus on process and systems alignment.
  • Update, maintain and develop ORACLE, MES, ANTARES, TRAKSYS
  • Act as a system analyst for those applications
  • Act as Manufacturing Key User and Local Administrator for ERP, MES and SERIALIZATION
  • Provide training of current and new end users
  • Assure that systems are properly used by users
  • Centralize, log, incidents, problems to CIS
  • Perform required testing and validation for change management together with CIS
  • Provide new ideas and log enhancement request to optimize system use and better fit with end users requirements
  • Develop and qualify new MES e-procedures
  • Participate to the definition of MES strategy for the plant
  • Assist in creation of dashboard for reporting
  • Satisfy requirements with extraction of datas to support daily operations and annual report

Support supplies and maintenance of CIS equipment parc : PC/Tablets/Mobiles Devices. Optimize the service from CIS

Manage new instrument Manage documentation: 
Manage documentation: write and update SOP related to production information system used in production

Promote actively continuous improvement and lead initiatives related to Information Process and identify focus areas and assist in the resolution of key issues

Manage and assist people for the usage of the FSMP sharepoint platform

Required Experience & Competences
  • BSc or Engineering Master or equivalent in production management of information system or have the equivalent experience working in a Biotechnology company
  • At least 5 years of working experience with an ERP or MES
  • Working knowledge of Oracle/MES and SQL language would be ideal
  • Advanced familiarity with production equipment and testing process flow
  • Good knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice(GMP),FDA part 11 Guideline and GAMP5
  • Microsoft Excel skills
  • French & English: fluent

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