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Digital Manufacturing MES Expert, Automation

Job Details
Posted Date:
March 2, 2023


Job ID:


Cleveland , OH




5 years


No Preference
Job Description
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #9748

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Digital Manufacturing Expert (147968). Do you have experience with Automation architecture within manufacturing PLC / MES? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:
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.


  • 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.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • A bachelors 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/PLCs troubleshooting, development and sustainability.
  • Knowledge of development environment and support tools

                Desired Skills & Experience:

                • Ability to create standards and documentation.
                • Competency with a range of PLCs 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 SQLServer 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
                • Atten

                              We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

                              If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

                              We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

                              • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
                              • 401(k) retirement plan
                              • Long and Short-Term disability
                              • Life insurance
                              • Direct deposit
                              • Referral program

                              Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let’s go!

                              Keywords: automation, PLC, industrial automation

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                              Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

                              All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

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