Offers “Abbott”

Expires soon Abbott

MES Software Engineer

  • IT development

Job description


About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritionals products. In Ireland, Abbott employs over 4,000 people across nine sites. We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Ireland Diabetes Care Division Donegal

The Abbott Diabetes Care division based in Donegal Town manufactures FreeStyle blood glucose test strips and FreeStyle Sensors for use in diabetes management. Among Abbott Diabetes Care leading brands are the FreeStyle Precision, FreeStyle Lite and FreeStyle Libre system.

Purpose of the Job:

The main responsibility of the MES Engineer is to develop, maintain and improve the various recipes and worksheets used in the manufacture of the Libre Sensors, ensuring the site delivers safe and effective products using our MES System that meet customer needs whilst maintaining compliance.

Major Responsibilities

Provide support on all MES applications onsite (POMSNet)

Participate in workshops with stakeholders (Business, Quality, Compliance, product SME) and get aligned with the process flow with respect to the recipe designs.

Partner with Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, IT and Quality leaders to ensure efficient and effective MES site support.

Ensuring conformance with all relevant Policies and Procedures. Contributing to the creation of Work Instructions and Procedures to maintain compliance.

Coordinate and implement process and equipment projects as relevant to MES

Validation of new processes and development of technical documentation for areas of responsibility.

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management.

Build, Test and verify recipes which require Integration (SAP, Database, PLC etc.)

Design, author, develop and configure Electronic Batch Records (EBR)

Implement MES solutions and integrate with ERP and control equipment

Document MES configuration and validation of EBRs

Education and Years of Experience

Experience of Software validation within Medical devices industry desirable

Bachelor’s degree in Computing or IT related disciplines preferred or equivalent in manufacturing, Quality or engineering discipline.

Experience with POMSnet system is advantageous

Strong C# coding and SQL Database knowledge required.

PTL, XML and Power Automate knowledge desirable

The base pay for this position is

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.






ADC Diabetes Care



Ireland > Donegal Town : R267





Ie - Shftpre0 (Ireland)



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