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MES Analyst

Job Number:  40462
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT China - Minhang
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular





Job Number: 40462 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna IT China - Minhang 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: SHANGHAI 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

The MES Analyst is responsible for ensuring that Manufacturing Execution System (MES, including WMS) projects meet the business requirements of the business owners, and supporting MES daily operations. 

Key Responsibilities

•    Manage manufacturing solutions (MES / WMS / ANDON / EAM) projects.
•    Manage resources, cost and time of a project.
•    Assist in conducting research on software and hardware products to meet agreed upon requirements and to support purchasing efforts.
•    Collaborate with business sponsors to document business requirements.
•    2nd level support of existing MES solutions; coordination of 1st/3rd level support.
•    System monitoring.
•    Continuous improvement of MES solutions and processes.
•    Collaborate with the user community to gather, confirm and document user requirements.
•    Collaborate with the user community to define and map (document) business processes, both current and future.
•    Analyze and assess business processes to identify efficiencies.
•    Assist in the research of third party tools to support a build versus buy decision.
•    Assist in defining software development project plans, including scoping, scheduling, and implementation.
•    Design, run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing systems for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement and general debugging.
•    Develop and maintain user manuals and guidelines for software applications.
•    Train key/end users to operate new or modified software applications.
•    Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
•    Recommend, schedule and perform software improvements and upgrades.
•    Assist in the design, creation and performance tuning of relational databases to support applications.
•    Continuously challenge past practices by actively exploring and implementing new solutions and methodologies to improve the quality and time to market of our product and services to the company.
•    Other duties as required. 

Knowledge and Education

•    Bachelor degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or software engineering.
•    In-depth experience with MS-SQL database technologies.
•    Hands-on experience with various development technologies is a plus.
•    Good analytical skills and ability to work with customer oriented teams in a global environment.
•    Excellent communication, interpersonal, facilitation and organizational skills.
•    Flexible, independent team player in a high-pressure environment with changing priorities.
•    Creative problem solving abilities with attention to detail.
•    Profound English language skills.

Work Experience

•    3+ years’ experience on automotive industry is a plus.
•    2+ years’ technical project management experience in MES.
•    Experience on project and/or support of Warehouse Management System preferred.
•    Experience managing end-to-end product deployment – from concept through development and successful launch.
•    Understanding of manufacturing processes, batch production and JIS production.

Work Environment

•    Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer.
•    Some local and/or international travel may be required up to 25%.
•    For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.

05--Information Technology F--Permanent/Regular 

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