Manufacturing Data Systems Analyst (Remote)

at Merck in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Data Systems (MDS), Senior Specialist in our Digital Shop Floor platform group. This role will work within the MDS PI Center of Excellence to provide technical guidance, lead sub teams, implement proof of concepts, and consult in all aspects of AVEVA PI System across a global manufacturing network.

What you will do:

Bring energy, knowledge, innovation, and leadership to carry out the following:

+ Work very closely with operations and support services to understand data requirements, business needs. Design and implement technology solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness of day-to-day manufacturing shop floor business processes

+ Work very closely with process engineers and other key users to develop and maintain companywide manufacturing assets and process data requirements and standard templates

+ Work very closely with automation leads and other shop floor application leads to develop and maintain data and system integration standards

+ Lead large scale and complex deployment and upgrade of AVEVA PI System components (PI Data Archive, PI-AF, PI Notifications, PI Vision, PI Interfaces, and related components)

+ Contribute to the maintenance and continuous improvement of all aspect of the MDS PI Center of Excellence business processes and best practices

+ Provide technical oversight on the PI system day-to-day support team, identify system management improvement opportunities

Education Minimum Requirements:

+ Bachelor’s Degree. Engineering/Computer Science is preferred.


+ 5 + years of working experience as a data analyst in a manufacturing environment

+ Prior working experience with AVEVA PI System including system architecture and integration solutions. Such as integration with big data platforms

+ Prior working experience utilizing different PI System architectures including virtual servers, PI Data Archive, Asset Framework, Analysis, Notifications, Vision and various PI interfaces

+ Solid understanding of IT infrastructure related topics that influence data system implementations including networking, virtualization, and storage technologies

+ Familiar with various shop floor data sources including (DeltaV, PLC/SCADA, BAS etc…)

+ Prior working experience with System Development Life Cycle Methodology and computer validation concepts

+ Be self-driven and motivated

Preferred Experience

+ Life sciences background

+ DAS (Data Access Server)

+ Familiar with various shop floor use cases of PI data including manufacturing analytics

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.


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Job Posting: JC216435116

Posted On: Jun 17, 2022

Updated On: Jul 16, 2022