Digital Manufacturing MES Expert

Contractual | 12 Months | ANSI , SAP , KANBAN , AGILE SCRUM
Solon, OH, Ohio, USA
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Title: Digital Manufacturing MES Expert
Location: Solon, OH
Duration: 12 Months


Job Description:

The Digital Manufacturing Expert is responsible to drive process mastership through ensuring stable and maturing software and automation solutions in the IT/OT environment for approximately 20 factories in the United States.  This role will support the sustainability of the software stack of technologies for manufacturing environment with an emphasis on MES.  Must also collaboratively troubleshoot, develop, and maintain a standard MES and automation architecture.  A strategic approach and use of Industry standards should be applied with a focus on building re-useable, scalable models and work packages.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with business units, application developers, security, and infrastructure engineering to troubleshoot and correct issues that will then be an input to design and build application enhancement integration.
  • Serve as a consultant to the business/product owners regarding process pains and inefficiencies through innovative designs, data analysis, and process assessments. Advise on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other business processes and system priorities.
  • Manage enhancement request(s) from feasibility studies, preparing business cases to planning and execution.
  • Assist in conducting digital manufacturing readiness assessments and deployments.
  • Documents integration techniques and standard procedures and protocols.
  • Act as subject matter experience with MES and industrial automation.
  • Influence architectural strategy as technology evolves, with an emphasis on deterministic, re-usable and scalable solutions.
  • Work with the Data Architect(s) to ensure alignment with the current and future architectures for the integration of MES solutions with ERP software and plant automation equipment.
  • Assist in vendor selection process and provides recommendations for investment in technology solutions, supported by appropriate ROI, total cost of ownership, and/or cost benefit analyses.

Requirements and minimum education level:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, or related field preferred. Relevant experience considered.


  • 5+ years with various manufacturing execution systems experience. (SCADA, MES, SAP, etc.)
  • 10+ years with industrial control systems (expert level).
  • 5+ years of experience supporting software development projects. Past roles may include systems integrator, software developer, and/or systems engineer required.
  • Experience in CPG manufacturing industry preferred.


  • Strong experience in working with teams to develop and maintain architecture and design of plant automation systems.
  • Familiarity with industry standards, such as ANSI/ISA-95 and ANSI/ISA-88.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and software life cycles.  Cascade, Agile Scrum, Kanban
  • Significant depth of expertise and track record of accomplishments in SCADA, MES and PAC/PLC’s troubleshooting, development and sustainability.
  • Knowledge of development environment and support tools

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to create standards and documentation.
  • Competency with a range of PLC’s with an emphasis on Rockwell.  Develop and troubleshoot in several programming languages, Ladder, Function block and Structured text.
  • Proficient experience with Wonderware MES Platform
  • Industrial Application Server (ArchestrA) and Intouch 10.1
  • Factelligence 3.5 or higher (Operations/Performance/Quality InSQL (Historian)
  • Microsoft SQL Server and Terminal Services
  • Knowledge of Process qualification, validation in the pharmaceutical or food industry IQ, OQ, PQ
  • Hands on Experience with OPC UA-DA, XML, HTML, .Net, Visual Basic, C#, Angular, SQL
  • Attention to detail, data organization and analysis
  • Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Strong Computer skills – Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word required
  • Knowledge or ability to quickly learn new types of systems, Power BI etc.
  • Travel requirements as necessary 15%-20%


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