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IT Technical Specialist
Waukegan, Illinois  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on June 30, 2022
Job Id #55842 Posted April 20, 2022


MES Technical Specialist

  • Manage and implement MES system changes and recipes to align with business objectives.
  • Identify and drive compliance with IT, safety, regulatory, operational and organizational requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Operations SAP & POMSnet activities are completed to support Commercial Products and New Product Introductions.
  • ?Experience implementing robust manufacturing systems and processes
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain management or manufacturing processes, having the ability to implement strategies to improve the efficiency of the process
  • Understanding of integration between MES, PLM, ERP and
  • Experience with equipment integration and shop floor systems
  • Experience with POMSnet recipe and base data update/creation
  • Demonstrate end to end understanding of process flow, able to gather requirements, design, develop and build recipes
  • Able to convert the requirements into a process flow and present it to customers Testing and Validation of MES
  • Partner with the functional groups within the IT organization to communicate and clarify business needs, contribute to development of long-range system plans, and ensure products and services are aligned with business needs
  • Support site critical MES enhancement projects, including hardware upgrade, process streamline, architecture upgrade, recipe delivery, and testing coordination.
  • Review, validate & enhance design, conduct performance monitoring and capacity planning; install, test and upgrade releases and associated products.
  • Follow the Computerized Systems Validation process and Software Lifecycle (SLC) methodology to build and qualify/validate systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science is preferred or equivalent plus 3-5 years technical experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with global scale manufacturing systems (POMSNet) development, integration, and support
  • Strong skills in methods and technologies to support manufacturing data integrations (SQL, Web Services, data mapping etc.)
  • Knowledge of Oracle Pl/SQL, Label printers, Scanners Configuration and support
  • Ability to apply knowledge and expertise to solve complex technical problems
  • Proven ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Knowledge and experience with all phases of Software Lifecycle (SLC) in a GXP environment
  • Experience with IQ/OQ/PQ, authoring validation documents and execution

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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