Senior Solution Architect MES (Manufacturing Execution System)

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Date: Sep 21, 2023

Location: Sladkovicovo, SK Shanghai, CN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



Bekaert is leading a transformation program to enhance the end-to-end digital experience that drives impact across multiple channels, encompassing operations and commercial aspects. The focus is to improve the relative cost position and cash utilization in manufacturing and supply chain operations, as well as increase customer intimacy and improve conversion of marketing efforts in the commercial domain.


About the role

Your Impact as Solution Architect – MES:

Your role as Solution Architect for Apriso MES of Dassault is to describe the solution context, transform requirements into specific solution architecture design documents; Design technology solutions and goals for a specific project and/or infrastructural area, in collaboration with Domain Architect and Product/Project Managers; Work with Domain Architect to ensure solution architecture align to program/project design guidelines.

  • Hold the context of the MES solution, work closely with the product/project team with a good understanding of the MES solution and manufacturing processes, translate business requirements into solution design and take the lead to deliver with the development team.

  • Take end-to-end responsibility for the MES product, including managing requirements, enterprise architecture, solution design, integration with the eco-system, working out solutions, validating technology assumptions, evaluating implementation alternatives, designing the high-performing and valuable solution for the business with quality assurance.

  • Actively follow technology trends, participate, or lead the discussion along with the product/project team for various domains, enterprise architect, ensuring the MES environment remains sufficient for the dynamic business needs.

  • Work closely with the development team, responsible for the MES development guidelines and quality framework, review the application to ensure the developed solutions meet operational requirements and service level.

About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • You hold minimum bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of relevant B2B and B2C experience in digital marketing management.

  • You have good understanding of end-to-end manufacturing business processes across domains, SAP manufacturing, shop floor execution control, IoT/IIoT, OPC and automation.

  • You are passionate about quality and continuous improvement, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, results-oriented and proactive.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with business stakeholders, internal colleagues, and external solution developers.

  • You are willing to travel up to 20%.

  • You speak and write fluent English.


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


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