Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Specialist, Global MES Programme

Requistion ID:  4369

Valby, Danish Capital Region, DK

Are you motivated by the challenge of implementing MES in a pharmaceutical production environment? Are you ready to set the technical direction in our key initiative in Lundbeck enabling digitalisation of production facilities? Are you a team player and eager to take on responsibilities? If you can answer “Yes!” to these 3 questions, then why don’t you apply for this new position - We are looking for a MES Specialist to join our global MES Programme.      

Your new role – why is this a great opportunity?

We offer you a super exiting job opportunity in our MES programme, which is implementing PAS-X on our production sites in DK, France, and Italy. You will be able to make a significant impact on the technical direction of the programme and in shaping the outcomes. 


The MES programme covers all our production processes from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) to Finished Goods Production. The first production site went live summer 2023, and the last site is planned to Go-Live summer 2025.


The main tasks our MES Specialist will be:  

  • Overall technical responsible PAS-X Solution implemented globally at Lundbeck sites
  • Define strategic direction within MES /PAS-X in Lundbeck as PAS-X will be a key future component 
  • Support local implementations on Production sites as Global MES SME
  • Trouble shooting  
  • Technical risk management of PAS-X System landscape
  • Support MES System Manager
  • Facilitate PAS-X knowledge build up and -sharing
  • Be Lundbeck’s Go-To person in the MES Space  


Your future team

You’ll be joining a newly established department called Manufacturing IT/OT, which is working globally and anchored in the production organization in Valby. Besides operation of production IT/OT solutions, the team defines and execute the IT/OT roadmap supporting digital transformation of production in Lundbeck. This is done in close collaboration with our stakeholders in Production and Global IT. The main elements in our team culture are: 

  • We are enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Informal environment with high focus on empowerment and development of the team members


What you bring to the team

  • Engineering degree (B.Sc., M.Sc. or similar)
  • Proven experience with implementing MES / PAS-X in GxP environment
  • Great knowledge of integrating PAS-X Solutions with Production equipment 
  • Good understanding of MES interfacing systems e.g. SAP, LIMS  


How your colleagues would describe you

  • Structured and self-driven
  • “Can do”-attitude and motivated by challenges
  • Open minded and able to think creatively
  • Great communicator (Oral and written in English)
  • Proven stakeholder management skills

Our promise to you  
Lundbeck offers an inspiring workplace, passionate colleagues and a culture characterized as collaborative – a must to successfully bring our treatments through research and development all the way to commercialization and the people who need them. We offer a mix of exciting tasks and numerous development opportunities that are balanced with initiatives focused on your well-being.

You can also learn more about us at or by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram (@h_lundbeck) or Twitter (@Lundbeck).


Apply now
Can you see yourself in this role? We want to hear from you. Does this sound like your dream job, but you’re not sure if you meet all the requirements? We still want to hear from you! 

Upload your CV and include your motivation for applying. No separate cover letter is needed. We ask you not to include a photo or personal information that does not relate to your professional experience.

If you have questions or want to hear more, please feel free to contact Kim Bach Nielsen, Director mobile: +45 3083 3726. Applications will be evaluated on an on-going basis, so do not wait to apply.

We need every brain in the game – and that includes all brains and the different perspectives we bring to the table. At Lundbeck, we embrace the uniqueness of each employee, and we are committed to building a workforce that is as diverse as the people we serve. Read more about our commitment at 



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About Lundbeck


Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research.

We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination against people living with brain diseases and advocating for broader social acceptance of people with brain health conditions. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for brain diseases for which there are few, if any therapeutic options.

About Lundbeck

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best

With too many people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work tirelessly to change the outcome for these people. We are a community of specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate website, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.