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Industrial Manufacturing Information Systems & Technologies Lead Engineer at chemical company (F/M)

Confidential Company

Brabant wallon ( > Belgium > Europe)
Cataluna ( > Spain > Europe)

Job description

For one of our client with plants over the world and in Walloon Brabant, we are currently looking for a talented

Manufacturing Information Systems & Technologies Engineer (M/F)

As part of the Global Business Solutions team, you will lead the implementation of Operations IS initiatives (e.g., MES). More specifically, you will be the global manufacturing execution solution owner, ensuring its consistent and sustainable deployment aligned with Supply Chain objectives.

Key other responsibilities

  • Provide functional knowledge to support business objectives (technology watch, best practices) pertaining to your domain and propose added value IS solutions
  • Support Supply Chain process owner in collecting, filtering and prioritizing demands
  • Ensure consistency of MES functional roadmap with deployment plan as well as consistent usage of the core model (re-usable and integrated with both ERP & Plant Automation solutions)
  • Assist Supply Chain experts in establishing their requirements
  • Translate the requirements into functional and non-functional specifications
  • Define appropriate solution design, facilitate decision-making (cost/benefits) on solution changes
  • Ensure that MES core solution is well documented
  • Be a key member MES project team with a focus on feasibility studies & fit/gap analysis, integration tests validation, super-user support during testing and hyper-care phases
  • Ensure SLAs are met, support continuous improvement initiatives and best practices implementation
  • Comply with IS methodologies, architectural standards, processes and tools
  • Contribute / be an innovation partner with respect Supply Chain digititalization and other Industry 4.0 initiatives

Professional relationship expected
  • Be an effective team player within the Global Business Solutions team
  • Work closely and effectively with IS teams, business stakeholders and 3rd parties
  • Work closely within Supply Chain team (mostly Operations and Operational Excellence) on various industrial sites
  • Manage 3rd party software vendors and service provider vendors when applicable
  • Report to IS Manufacturing Senior Manager

Function : MIS Engineer , Project Manager

Skills : Manufacturing Execution System , Simatic IT , Simatic eBR , Preactor

Sector : Food Industry , Chemical industry


  • Brabant wallon ( > Belgium > Europe)
  • Cataluna ( > Spain > Europe)
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Education and experience

  • Master degree in engineering, information technology or mathematics
  • Passion for Industrial Information Technologies and Information Systems
  • 5-10 years expertise in Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES ideally SIMATIC IT eBR)
  • Excellent knowledge of operations and automated shop-floor environment processes
  • Experience in Manufacturing in a process/batch industry is a strong plus
  • Familiar with enterprise architecture concepts
  • Experience in 2+ full project implementation cycles as team lead

  • Excellent in problem solving, can think out of the box
  • Curious, autonomous, needs little supervision (works with remote teams)
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Result oriented, good at time management, stress resilient
  • Fluent in English + 2nd language (French is a strong plus)
  • Ability to work with remote/ off-shore teams
  • At ease in international environments
  • Ability to travel approx. one week per month abroad (America or Asia) for on site workshop, contractors' discussion or commissioning + crisis management if needed


  • English
Contact Information

Matthieu Oliviers
+32 474 513 184
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