Manufacturing Digitalization Expert (m/f/d)

Date: Sep 4, 2021

Location: Kleinostheim, BY, DE, 63801

Company: Heraeus

Manufacturing Digitalization Expert (m/f/d)
Location Kleinostheim
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of approximately 14,900 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


Heraeus Conamic is one of the technology leaders and materials specialists for the production and processing of high-purity quartz glass and high-quality ceramics. The division has extensive experience and expertise in all key processes for the production of natural and synthetic quartz glass for the semiconductor conductor industry and photonics.


The following challenges await you:

As a Manufacturing Digitalization Expert within the Heraeus Conamic Global IT Team, you will develop advanced data models and take advantage of state-of-the-art analytics tools and big data methods. You will have a data-driven focus on process improvements to gain efficiency, drive product quality and increase yield for Heraeus Conamic Operations on a global scale. 


  • You report to the Global Head of IT and will have a strong connect to senior leaders in the areas Supply Chain, Engineering and Quality.
  • You build, optimize, and maintain data models that aim to increase transparency and stability of key production processes.
  • Moreover, you collaborate with production and business process experts to explore and examine data from a variety of angles to determine hidden weaknesses, trends and/or opportunities.
  • You utilize already available information assets from various IT-systems and point out needs for additional data gathering and integrations.
  • You apply sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning and statistical methods to gain so far hidden insights into processes & process deviations.
  • In addition, you prepare, document, and communicate work results in a clear manner and facilitate decision making processes together with senior business leaders.


Your profile:

  • Strong communicator including excellent command of written and spoken English and German
  • Experienced project manager with profound coordination skills and comfortable in reporting results to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to utilize self-management skills (for example prioritization of tasks, pro-active management involvement when needed)
  • Willingness to go the extra-mile and acquire topics even, if they may reside outside of your area of responsibility
  • University degree in computer or natural science, engineering, or mathematics
  • Ability to tick at least three of the disciplines below as your area of expertise:

                o             predictive statistical models

                o             data mining

                o             machine learning

                o             statistics

                o             database and modelling concepts

                o             data warehousing

                o             data processing (ETL)

  •  At least 3 years practical experience in an international working environment, ideally with focus on data, manufacturing and/or quality
  •  Knowledgeable in data programming and scripting languages commonly used for data transformation and statistics such as Python
  •  Experienced with data analytics platforms and statistic tools (e.g. Qlik, Splunk, Dataiku, Minitab, Simca) as well as with modern collaboration platforms (e.g. O365/Teams, JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint) and able to leverage these tools to optimize the outcome of your work
  •  Looking forward to working with people from various backgrounds/cultures and applying interpersonal skills with the desire to share knowledge and expertise
  • Great attention to detail in identifying data relationships, trends, and anomalies