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Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Global Manager

Confidential Company

Belgium ( > Europe)
France ( > Europe)

Job description

For one of our client, an international Leader in the Chocolate industry (10 000+ employees, 50+ manufacturing sites in 30+ countries) , we are urgently looking for a:

Manufacturing Execution System Global Manager

For this role, you will be in charge of and be part of:

  • The development of new and innovative processes as well as the optimization of existing processes in order to accelerate the use of data-driven process optimization and business intelligence
  • The global roll-out and standard definition of MES, data collection systems, real-time dashboarding, business intelligence solutions and advanced data analytics
  • The digital transformation of the group internationnaly
  • The management of the MES template in close cooperation with our partner supplier
  • The coordination of the global roll-out of MES applications
  • The implementation of projects of new sites and provide technical support for existing sites
  • The support and training of our internal customers, which span all layers of the business (production, controlling, continuous improvement, QA...)

It is a unique opportunity to be part of a strongly growing division within a company that has shown consistent growth over the past decade which offers career opportunities within our division as well in other parts of our organization.

Function : Manufacturing Execution System Manager

Skills : MES , ERP , digital transformation , Manufacturing Execution System , Wonderware , Wonderware Archestra , Wonderware intouch , Wonderware System Platform , Skelta Workflow , Wonderware historian

Sector : Food Production


  • Belgium ( > Europe)
  • France ( > Europe)
Profile preference

  • Master’s degree in engineering
  • Experience with roll-out of industrial IT / ERP / Digital projects and preferably MES
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience in a manufacturing facility is preferred (Food & Beverage, FMCG, Oil&gas, Pharma, Chemicals …)
  • Experience with Wonderware suite (Intouch, Archestra, System Platform, Skelta Workflow, Historian) is considered a big plus. Additional training will be foreseen as part of the job
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP) and master data is a plus
  • Results-oriented team player able to moderate various parties involved (customers, users, suppliers and contractors)
  • Fluent in English; Dutch and/or French are a plus
  • Flexible to travel
  • Mobility: Based in one of our main hubs - Belgium or France - and willing to accept projects worldwide i.e. on a regular basis you will stay abroad for a couple of days


  • English
Contact Information

Matthieu Oliviers
+32 474 513 184
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