Project Manager MES


The main duties of this role will include:

  • Lead the roll-out of MES solution in the business unit across plants and regions 
  • Drive the global MES operational and technical requirements, while improving the current operations and ensuring high level of standardization across the plants
  • Ensure high level of MES solution adoption in the EU plants 
  • Ensure the MES system & data maintenance, and continuous improvement with vendors and Olam central teams 
  • Act as the subject matter expert in the area of MES and Digitalization in Operations
  • Collaborate closely with global function team of Operation Digital Transformation

The candidate:
The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Engineering background in Electrical, Automation, Industrial software/process engineering  
  • Minimum of 10 years industry experience in FMCG, and/or Food & Beverage, preferably in large companies
  • Good hands-on experience in Wonderware (AVEVA) MES system platform development and implementation  
  • Good understanding of MES integration with ERP (SAP) 
  • Good ability to develop and build fit-for-purpose MES reports and dashboards e.g. Quality, Productivity, Cost…
  • Good understanding of Automation layer (PLC/DCS, SCADA, OT networks,…), data warehouse management (Backup, reporting services…), IT/OT administration  
  • Good understanding of manufacturing operation flows of materials, information and people for Batch, Continuous and Packing processes; including manufacturing KPI’s in Production, Quality and productivity e.g. OEE, RFT, yield…
  • Good experience in project management for large software solution roll-out, and new manufacturing system introduction; with URS, SDS, FAT, SAT… model
  • Good ability to build technical and operational documentation for IT/OT systems 
  • Proficient in English written and oral

For recruitment agencies:

We have made a conscious decision to do the recruitment ourselves. Therefore, we kindly ask you to not forward any candidates, as we will not accept their applications.

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