Principal Specialist, Global Lims Systems

Boehringer Ingelheim Athens , GA 30602

Posted 7 months ago


Main responsibility is to ensure maintenance of the Global LIMS (Critical GxP application) as technical expert for system configuration (administration) tasks.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Generalities

  • Ensure that necessary trainings to perform my job are planned and performed, as technical expertise maintained during Labware meetings

  • Propose improvements of processes/activities at local and global level

  • Back-up other System Administrators as decided with GSO (Global System Owner)

  • Global responsibilities

  • Ensure that actions on the main LIMS supported processes and in compliance with applicable GxP constraints are performed, as:

  • Documentation management as defined in associated SOP (update/review/approve)

  • Change requests management as defined in associated SOP based on site needs/issues

  • Master data change management as defined in associated SOP

  • Incidents management as defined in associated SOP

  • User Access and User Review management as defined in associated SOP

  • Collect & prioritize Site high level user needs, and communicate them to GSO

  • Transversal management

  • As Functional manager role of site administrator at same activity/scope level:

  • Manage transversally and support technically the site administrators working at your scope

  • Ensure that site administrators are initially and regularly trained to complete their responsibilities, in accordance to their role/tasks

  • Ensure that local documents are created to describe local LIMS use and administration/maintenance

  • Escalate any issue (bug)/information (new needs, resources capacity/changes) from sites to GSO/IS

  • To ensure Business Continuity: perform back-up activity of site administrators when needed and if not feasible by key users

  • Promote/ensure communication at (ascending and descending) site level

  • Technical expertise

  • Investigate solution (configuration)/root cause(s) when needed (e.g. bugs/change request)

  • Audit/inspections support at scope/activity level

  • Extract/manage data when needed for system statistics/monitoring (e.g. Incidents management KPIs)

  • Project Management

  • As defined in the roadmap and in collaboration/decision with GSO, manage the Business project(s) when identified as Leader, participate when defined as contributor. Escalate any blocking point during ad-hoc meetings (it will allow to review timelines/tasks).


  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution with a scientific focus

  • Four to seven (4-7) years Quality Systems experience - preferably LIMS

  • Strong experience in Quality Control Workflows, Labware LIMS, Computerized Systems Validation

  • Project Management skills in transverse and complex international environment

  • Global function requiring good knowledge of BI-AH global organization, good understanding of country cultural differences (open-minded)

  • Ability to cooperate with different cultures and understand local requirements

  • Autonomous, organized and rigorous

  • Ability to partner with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to communicate efficiently in English

  • Good communication skills

  • Analysis and synthesis skills

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more? Visit and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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Principal Specialist, Global Lims Systems

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