MANAFACTURING EXECUTION SYSTEMS (MES) ANALYST – kwtsteel – Kuwait


POSITION: MANAFACTURING EXECUTION SYSTEMS (MES) ANALYST


COMPANY: Kuwait Steel, the largest steel producer in Kuwait with over 1000 employees and a turnover exceeding USD 0.5bill.

WEBSITE: www.kwtsteel.com

REPORTS TO: IT Head

STAFF: None

LOCATION: Kuwait City

JOB PURPOSE:

Kuwait Steel is been undergoing a Digital Transformation for the last 4 years and is in the process of upgrading its ERP environment to SAP S4Hana, SuccessFactors and Ariba .

The MES System Analyst will be responsible for the implementation, deployment, and maintenance of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) at Kuwait Steel.

Qualifications required:

Electrical/Electronic/Software Engineering or Computer Science Degree or related degree.

Experience

At least 5 years’ experience within an operational management systems environment, preferably within the process, mining, or manufacturing industry.

Working knowledge of the AspenTech suite of products.

Experience in formulating and entrenching technology (design and development) standards

 Experience in Level 2, and Level 3 automation systems

Good knowledge in Siemen WinCC solution

Establishing communication with PLC’s, on-field instruments, and other external computers systems

Hand’s on experience in process workstation, operator workstation and human machine interface systems

Hand’s on experience in Siemen PLC programming, Simatic Step 7, and Ladder diagram

Requirements

Strong knowledge of application and development life cycles. Able to keep abreast with steel industry and technology trends. Good understanding of steel / mining / manufacturing environment, businesses, practices, trends, and information affecting a business. Analytical and assessment skills essential. Able to make sound decisions based on a mixture of analysis and experience. Able to think logically/ systematically and seek answers beyond the obvious. Understanding and utilising the deployment of technology. Understanding of technical processes that create waste in a process. Able to monitor, control and solve user problems and report on work progress to optimise output. Implementation experience in MES software Packages such as Aspentech, Wonderware, Siemens etc.

 

Personal Attributes

Good communication skills (verbal and written)

Customer orientated

Good interpersonal skills

Able to engage with stakeholders at all levels

Problem solving skills

Assertive and resilient

Motivated, with the ability to work within a team environment

Reliable, honest and trustworthy

Accurate and precise

Performance and quality driven

JOB KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Understanding and documenting the functional and technical requirements
  • Design, build, test and deploy MES technical solutions within the company
  • Interact with and exercise ICT practices within the business
  • Relationship management between Business and IT
  • Day to day management of the projects being deployed
  • Evaluation, Development, Maintenance and Execution of MES systems as requested by the Business, inline with the over business and IT strategy
  • Demand management, balancing demand and supply of services
  • Participate during system solution planning, specification of technical design and development and project management of new solutions.

Package

A very attractive (tax-free) compensation package is on offer

KEY WORDS

Manufacturing Execution Systems

MES

Automation

Manufacturing Operational Management

MOM

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-07-02
Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait
Job Role: Other
Company Industry: Heavy Industry & Metallurgy

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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