“Nutreco really embraces and feeds new technologies.” - Lucia Luijben, investment associate
- Amersfoort, Netherlands
- Full time
iIn a world with limited natural resources and a growing population, the demand for food is constantly rising. Sustainably meeting this demand poses many complicated challenges. As a Global Manufacturing IT Specialist, you can contribute to our purpose of Feeding the Future by translating strategic and commercial requirements to our factory floors worldwide.
If defining standards, participating in automation projects (for new and existing factories), and connecting different disciplines within an organisation are part of your expertise, this is the job for you!
We are currently expanding our engineering team – the successful candidate will join a group of Process and Automation Engineers, Project Managers, and another Manufacturing IT Specialist who all report to the Global Engineering Manager.
The Global Manufacturing IT Specialist acts as a Business and IT intermediary: In cooperation with Process Owners and Key Users, he or she investigates and defines MIT solution requirements and supports the implementation of improvements. The Manufacturing IT Specialist manages a portfolio of changes and guides all necessary approval and prioritization processes. Furthermore, he or she provides support within the scope of applications specific to his or her functional area.
Your main responsibilities include:
Acting as Manufacturing IT Specialist on the global identified software solutions, creating standards, supporting implementation, giving training/workshops, starting up and changing management processes. This also involves supplier management;
Leading in defining and improving functional and technical requirements and demands for manufacturing IT solutions together with the relevant stakeholders;
Developing and improving the delivery of integrations (interfaces) concepts, being the natural sparring partner for central interface (development and support) group;
Contributing in delivering a Manufacturing IT Strategy, oversee the delivery in strong cooperation with Business and IT (Global, Regional, Local);
Partnering with business leaders and vendors, to ensure all projects, initiatives and solutions align with the Manufacturing IT Strategy;
Delivering methodology and support in development of Supplier/Solution Strategies and Tender Processes, being part of a BluePrint methodology;
Developing the Manufacturing IT Performance Management process, delivering project and execution insights;
Actively participating in continuous improvements in feed production steered under the global guidelines & policies and within the CAPEX Process, and MES framework to create a more appealing working environment;
Making recommendations regarding processes, policies, while supporting cost of ownership through supplier collaboration;
Providing expertise and advice on the solution, content, architecture concerns, interpretation, and application of all aspects of the business standard/expectations.
What we offer
A people-oriented role in a pleasant, dynamic, and international environment. You’ll have the chance to work in a very professional and highly skilled team with great exposure to our operating companies, divisions, and Corporate Management all over the world. Additionally, due to its wide variety of tasks and responsibilities, this role offers ideal conditions for you to develop your personal skills and knowledge. It also provides a high level of independence with the opportunity to initiate projects (implementation of solutions) yourself in close cooperation with key stakeholders.
What else is in it for you?
We will offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week;
You will get 30 vacation days, with the possibility to sell or purchase a limit amount of days;
The possibility to participate in our wellbeing program Fit for the Future;
Your position is classified in a Nutreco Hay scale, which ensures an attractive salary based on skills and experience, paid in 12 monthly payments plus Holiday Allowance in May;
The possibility to earn bonuses when you reach your target;
Extensive working from home possibilities.
What we ask
We are looking for a skilled communicator, who can successfully bridge the gaps between different functions. A successful candidate will be confident/headstrong and can convey his or her opinions clearly, while having the necessary instinct and resilience to reliably handle stakeholder interactions on any level. If that sounds like you, we are looking forward to hearing from you!
What you bring
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science;
5+ years relevant experience in Manufacturing IT Domain and technical and/or functional application support;
Experience in Manufacturing IT, Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) solutions and Food/Feed Processing;
Good business understanding and ability to build relationships between business and IT;
Strong Program Management and Project Management background;
Skilled to deliver functional, technical and implementation standards, as being part of the BluePrinting Methodology
Languages: fluent in English, both verbal and written. Other languages are an advantage;
Travel required: 10-15%.
Relevant Solutions in the Manufacturing IT domain within Nutreco are e.g. Scada/HMI, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), Manufacturing Intelligence & performance solutions, etc.
Extra information / Apply direct
Are you the perfect candidate we are looking for? We would like to hear from you! You can express your interest in this role by applying online and we will contact you as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy, you can contact Matthias Hörl (Recruiter) at +31(0)613047586. In case you do apply, we would like to thank you for sharing your ambition with us!
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