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Philips MES Expert in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

drive innovation for manufacturing and shape the future of manufacturing at Philips. You will be part of a large, innovative engineering organization.

Our challenge is to unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0 with a strong focus on Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence. Drive and accelerate innovation and enable more use cases at factory level.

How? By teaming-up with other stakeholders that drive digital transformation in O2C in Philips and tapping into a huge pool of tools, methods, expertise and experience, and bringing together exactly what is needed to optimally solve each specific challenge along the way. The result? Innovation that works – in every sense of the word.

You are responsible for

Building-up new capabilities in the field of Industry 4.0 through agile pilots at the I4.0 pilot & lighthouse factories and strategically support the Philips Digital transformation team and the Industry 4.0 team at Philips Innovation Services.

  • Drive and accelerate innovation and enable more use cases at factory level, based on MII Core Functionality

  • Further maximize the value by using more core capabilities in SAP-MII

  • Translating business requirements into a solution

  • Contribute to set-up the Industry 4.0 lighthouse factories in Philips

  • Support factories across the globe

  • Building up the PInS and AME competencies in order to have the ability to support MES implementation & equipment connectivity within the 3 delivery models

  • Train factory application managers as well as the experts within Philips Innovation Services

  • Assuming day-to-day responsibility for projects and tasks, and coordinating the execution of strategic initiatives

  • Developing new IoT solutions for improving the production processes continuously

  • Recommending and driving improvements to the existing digital transformation strategy

  • Creating and maintaining cross-departmental relationships to enable leadership success

  • Advising the Head of MST and Digital transformation to facilitate effective decision-making

You are a part of

Philips Innovation Services (PInS) draws upon a huge range of resources and know-how to support our customers in bringing their innovations to market, as fast and as efficiently possible. PInS (1,000 FTE) is accountable for building world-class Idea to Market (I2M) capabilities and for driving excellence in product engineering across Philips worldwide.

The Manufacturing systems & industry 4.0 organization with approximately 80 employees includes:

  • Manufacturing Processes, Industry 4.0 MES, Robotics & Data Analytics, Customized Manufacturing Equipment, Manufacturing Service & Support, Customized Test Equipment, Design for Manufacturing, Assembly & Testing, Integrated Product Quality in Manufacturing

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree or Ph.D. in a technical, science, or IT related discipline

  • 4+ years’ working experience with MES implementations

  • Proven track record of effectively implementing MES solutions (including connection to shop floor)

  • A good understanding of the strategic concept for Industry 4.0

  • Strong experience on MES implementation as well as a good understanding about IIoT and equipment connectivity

  • Experience with SAP MII is highly preferred

  • Understanding and documenting the requirements from business, designing solutions with the business and consulting client for efficient solution

  • Understanding of the detailed flow of the solution and implementing change requirement

  • Experience with SAP ME, MII Implementation (Development, Customizationan building Dashboards) with Shop Floor integration through SAP PCo and Kepware are highly preferred

  • Knowledge of SAP PCo (Plant Connectivity) as well as SAP ECC, SAP EWM and SAP FIORI are highly preferred

  • Rich experience in SAP ME configuration like ME SDK, Custom Hooks, Service Extensions and POD Plugins

  • Good knowledge of Databases Oracle, MS SQL and My SQL

  • Experienced in Java Programming, JavaScript, JAVA Applets, HTML5, AJAX JSON, Jquery and SAP UI5

  • Very good understanding of XML, XSLT and HTML

  • Affinity to work with modeling tools like SysML and UML

  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across departments, building bridges and trust with stakeholders

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

Why should you join Philips?

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.