Jobs at Gerresheimer

Expert Plant Support (MES/SAP) (f/m/d)

Gerresheimer Skopje DOOEL Skopje, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of | Skopje | Full-time

Job Description

Support, optimization and further development of the production control systems (MES, ERP, ticket systems) as well as consultancy to the connected units on operational issues.

  • Configure, operate and maintain MES / ERP applications or their parts independently
  • Support in the assessment, selection and modification of new production applications
  • Independent implementation of necessary adjustments during productive operation
  • Independent integration of the systems into the existing infrastructure (e.g. configuration of input masks, importing patches, setting up users, checking access rights)
  • Support users, carry out training, advice and communication measures
  • Independent planning of organizational system adjustments in close cooperation with the specialist departments, design of configurations and migrations (carrying existing data) and checking concepts in the test system.
  • Development and implementation of a monitoring concept (including checklists and determination of responsibilities for problem solving)
  • Hand over to others to resolve system problems or solve problems
  • Ensuring continuous system information for data subjects and bodies; Formulate and encourage system changes to avoid problems
  • Create reports, support reporting from the specialist departments
  • Monitor independent execution of data backups and backups or their implementation
  • Development of data backup and backup concepts as well as failure scenarios in accordance with security and quality management guidelines
  • Independent assurance of data integrity and confidentiality
  • Administration of user and authorization concepts, operating directory services
  • Guarantee user support
  • Establishment / use of a uniform assessment basis (e.g. REFA / MTM) for the work involved and preparation for connected systems
  • Create automated production key figure reports with a focus on personnel efficiency
  • Creation and optimization of process flows with the help of visualization tools



  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in MES support in a manufacturing facility would be preferable
  • Trained and educated for at least three years in an IT related job
  • Expert knowledge in production planning and control systems
  • In-depth knowledge of the application, design and further development of production-relevant IT applications (e.g. SAP, MES) and the connected peripherals
  • Experience in the field of IT project management (conception, implementation, implementation)
  • Good knowledge of process modeling (especially production processes)
  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials management, SCM and lean methods
  • Knowledge of tactical personnel planning in the production environment and production controlling
  • English language skills level B2 (spoken and written)
  • Very good IT skills for manufacturing, industrial systems, in particular Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • SAP knowledge preferable
  • Good knowledge in IT processes and project management
  • Macedonian: business fluent (required), English fluent (required), German skills would be an advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Resilience and flexibility
  • Team orientation
  • Willingness to international business travel within the first month of the employment as onboarding will be mainly in our facilities in Germany for at least one to two months.
  • Employment will be with our company in the Republic of North Macedonia


Food & drinks

We offer all our employees a canteen on site.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Healthcare & pension

We offer a company pension.


We offer organized transportation facilities for our employees as well as transportation allowances.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Company Description

Gerresheimer is a leading global partner to the pharma and healthcare industry. Since its foundation in Germany in 1864, the publicly traded company now operates worldwide with 10,000 employees and generates revenue of €1,4 billion. Gerresheimer’s product portfolio includes pharmaceutical packaging and products for the safe and simple administration of medicines, i.e. insulin pens, inhalers, pre-fillable syringes, injection vials, with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North-and South America.
Gerresheimer Skopje as part of the Plastics & Devices Division manufacturing and assembling a variety of precision molded plastic parts for various applications in the medical industry. Please note that Gerresheimer  Skopje is a smoke free plant.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

Interested? Apply today!