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MES Superintendent

Date: Oct 18, 2021

Location: Lafayette, IN, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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MES Superintendent


Location: United States : Lafayette, IN

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Health Care


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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The MES Superintendent is primarily responsible for providing leadership and support for the use and implementation of the site MES (manufacturing execution system), PAS-X at Tippecanoe, acting as the program/business owner for the site. Primary responsibilities include: 1) managing MES team, as well as, implementation schedule, assignments, priorities, staffing, and strategy 2) maintaining and tracking MES metrics, 3) developing power users, 4) driving continuous improvement of MES program/business system at Tippe, 5) acting a consultant for global roll out of MES at Evonik.



  • Management of MES team and program
    • Direct supervision of MES team, as well as, the management of assignments and priorities for MES team/staff to support roll out and continuous support for PAS-X at Tippecanoe
    • Maintain a detailed implementation schedule for conversion of identified processes to EBR
    • Identify barriers to meeting the EBR implementation schedule and communicate/resolve issues as needed, including coordinating the appropriate staffing for the strategy and roll out of MES program
    • Manage communications with stakeholders
    • Own, manage, and approve changes and deviations in Trackwise as needed
  • Maintain and track MES/PAS-X metrics
  • Support training compliance and people development, including supporting the development of Power Users.
  • Drive continuous improvement for PAS-X/MES business processes and training at Tippecanoe
  • Act as a consultant for global roll out of MES at Evonik


  • Bachelor’s degree or MES/PAS-X Experience (strong familiarity with PAS-X/MES business systems)
  • Manufacturing background (5 years of manufacturing or manufacturing support experience with GMP, pharmaceutical operations preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to provide tactical leadership of a group to achieve a common objective (preferably in a manufacturing environment)
  • Some supervisory experience desired (including coaching employees to improve performance)
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and mentor others in the department.
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and troubleshooting skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (particularly Word & Excel), Trackwise and SAP (preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Ability to work both independently and with various groups
  • GMP understanding
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to effectively work with different cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to write and revise new and established controlled documents
  • Self-directed, self-managed, reliable, and capable of success with minimal supervision
  • Project management skills – complete assigned tasks on time with the ability to prioritize in an environment of competing demands
  • Occasional travel may be involved

Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette