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MES Analyst

Job Number:  37505
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT USA - Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


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

This position is responsible for ensuring that MES related services and procedures are implemented, maintained and properly executed. This includes a good understanding of production processes, IT infrastructure as well as a close collaboration with other departments and Magna internal customers.
•    Support, coordinate, and administer the implementation of MES based processes, solutions and functions.
•    Gather business requirements, propose technical concepts and validate technical feasibility.
•    Coordination and implementation of MES interfaces to shop floor devices/machines/systems
•    Participate in functional test / integration test / GoLive preparations of MES services, processes, and functions. 
•    2nd Level support including 24x7 on-call support 
•    Coordination of 3rd Level support (e.g. software vendors).
•    Support training activities with end users
•    Support system monitoring activities.
•    Support and enhance the software development process of the MES Solution
•    Support implementation of dashboards, reports and analytic solutions.
•    Act as a technical consultant to Magna plants on MES topics. 

Key Responsibilities

•    College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or software engineering, and/or equivalent work experience
•    Hands-on experience with various development technologies 
•    3+ years’ experience with relation database technologies  (e.g. SQLServer)
•    Good analytical skills and ability to work with customer-oriented teams in a global environment 
•    Working knowledge of current web technologies (eg. HTML, JavaScript, XML, AJAX)
•    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.

Knowledge and Education

•    Minimum 3 years in related field (preferably in Automotive Manufacturing industry).
•    SAP Certification is an advantage

Work Experience

•    Experience with MES standards and software preferred.

Additional Information

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

05--Information Technology F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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