Skip to main content

This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

Manager, MES

North Chicago, IL
Start date
Jun 17, 2024

View more

Job Details

Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us Follow @abbvie onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,YouTubeandLinkedIn.

Job Description


The primary function is to lead the team of Business Analysts to develop, validate, implement, and troubleshoot the setup of MES (POMs) recipes for the site. Ensure that the site follows Global IT standards in MES while overseeing the integration of other programs with MES such as but not limited to Maximo, SAP, Automation, etc.


  • Establish and advance a high performing team of SMEs by recruiting, training, coaching, and developing people, clearly communicating goals, performance expectations, role responsibilities and performance feedback in alignment with AbbVies Talent philosophy.
  • Own the design of POMS for site operations while leading a team of recipe authors to deliver and ensure adequate support to meet POMS SLA which includes troubleshooting complex system issues and product/process investigation.
  • Liaison between business plant stakeholders and global MES team, while leading discussion for requirements gathering on process steps with various stakeholders and develop URS (user requirement specifications).
  • Manage recipe authoring for first in class templates. Strategize overall validation approach for POMS during start-up and re-validation/verification approaches at maintenance phase, e.g. NPI change.
  • Lead in POMS FMEA creation and revision with global team.
  • Develop critical SOPs, e.g. BCP, periodic review of system, incident management.
  • Lead in continuous improvement projects related to MES.
  • Support data integrity projects and compliance, regulatory and internal audits.
  • Support the development and configuration of SAP solutions for the manufacturing recipe process utilizing Process Control Records and Specification documents to ensure accurate system integration with MES system.
  • Assure fulfillment of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) requirements and compliance obligations, promote continuous improvement, and consider EHS aspects during the design and change process.



  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Computer/Information Systems. Masters Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in manufacturing or equivelentarea in manufacturing.
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with an MES.
  • Strong Computer Systems Validation skills.
  • Good Project Management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in both English and Spanish.
  • Strong Interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of GMP, safety regulations.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state orlocal law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Companybelieves ingood faith it will pay for this role at the timeof this posting based on the job grade for this position.Individualcompensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, andwemay ultimatelypay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in thefuture.

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick),medical/dental/visioninsurance and 401(k) to eligibleemployees.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentiveprograms.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentiveprograms

Note: No amount of payis considered to bewages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, anddeterminable.The amount and availability of any bonus,commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form ofcompensation and benefitsthat are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole andabsolutediscretion unless and until paid andmay be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent withapplicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

Company info
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert