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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Manufacturing

Description

Introduction

We are looking for an ERP Architect who will define the target architecture of the different systems used for the manufacturing operations of the factories (ERP, MES, QMS, WMS, etc.). Who will make sure to put the target architecture into perspective with the integration architecture of corporate systems (Finance, T & A, HR, Payroll, etc.). Who will support the different efforts of the project teams to help align the solutions according to the unique operational context at each plant. Who will work closely with plant staff to help improve the efficiency of their systems and processes and who will also interact with the various corporate functions (HR, Finance, IT) to align their processes and systems with other plants.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements

Systems Implementation:

  • Support the definition of a strategic roadmap for all systems related to factory operations;
  • Define a target architecture that supports the strategic roadmap;
  • Analyze the existing operational problems and proposes remediation solutions taking into account the defined architecture;
  • Analyze manufacturing needs and processes;
  • Support project teams in the implementation and configuration of operational manufacturing systems;
  • Evaluate solutions offered by software and hardware vendors (90%);
  • Recommend technology solutions based on target architecture alignment and business rationale including investment and operations costs (CapEx, OpEx);
  • Support and Operations (10%);
  • Act as a resource for development groups, implementation and operation of systems and solutions in factories and corporate offices.

Education & Background

  • Academic Background;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or any other discipline deemed relevant.

Work experience

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience, including five (5) as an architect related to the manufacturing sector.

Professional skills

  • Knowledge of various Enterprise Resource Management (ERP), Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Quality Management Systems (QMS), Maintenance Management Systems (MMS) and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS);
  • Experience in defining roadmap and architecture according to corporate strategy;
  • Experience in the manufacturing and production line industry, ideally in the “process manufacturing” based on production revenue;
  • Expertise in interviewing, collecting, writing and mapping business processes;
  • Experience integrating heterogeneous and distributed systems;
  • Expertise in testing and proof of concepts of new technologies;
  • Expertise in integration interface development is an asset;
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing manufacturing principles and continuous improvement is one or experience with Industry 4.0 technologies. IoT is an asset;
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of management accounting and costing is an asset.
 
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