Technology Specialist - MES Expert

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Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: St. Paul – Minnesota, US, 55127

Company: Heraeus

Technology Specialist - MES Expert
Location St. Paul – Minnesota
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 broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 17,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


We are seeking an experienced Information Technology Specialist with strong experience in setting up and configuring Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). The successful candidate will be part of an innovative IT team, applying their robust knowledge of MES to streamline manufacturing processes.

The following challenges await you:

  • Customize and maintain configuration in MES system.
  • Work with a global team to establish and integrate interfaces with SAP, MES platforms and other shopfloor systems.
  • Support analysis, research, and design for Technical and Functional architecture, MES system implementation, and development of innovative features and integration within SAP ecosystems.
  • Identify areas for enhancement, troubleshoot issues, automate processes, and work with the team for development and implementation efforts.
  • Engage with teams, architects, key users and business partners to understand the requirements and translate them into effective solution designs.


Your Profile:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional work experience in Information Technology.
  • Strong experience with SAP ERP Production modules and usage of an MES System.
  • Proficiency in setting up a Basic Production Line in the MES System.
  • Good understanding of machine integration and automation; knowledge of PLC, SAP PCo, and OPC-UA.
  • Good understanding of Digital Manufacturing software, Shop Floor and Industry Planning software.
  • Experience supporting implementation project life cycles, configuration, testing, cut-over, and go-live support.
  • Experience with large-scale software implementations in global contexts.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration abilities.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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