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Project Manager / Process Manager (m/f/d) Smart Manufacturing / MES

Date: Jan 29, 2019

Location: Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg, DE

Company: Voith Group



About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, the Voith Group sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.


Support the Voith Group │ Group Division Paper │ Division Fabric & Roll Systems (FRS) as a

Project Manager / Process Manager (m/f/d) Smart Manufacturing / MES 
Job ID 61701 | Possible locations Heidenheim (GER), Appleton (US), Kunshan (CHN)


Support us with the digitization of the manufacturing of our division Fabric & Roll Systems (FRS) and contribute your motivation and creativity to build up the new department “Smart Manufacturing”.


Your new tasks in detail

  • You will take the lead and implement Industry 4.0 projects; for example, the introduction and continuous development of the international, company-wide Manufacturing Execution System (MES).
  • You are responsible for the preparation and execution of workshops and process analysis in our manufacturing sites with the target of “demand analysis”.
  • The project management and steering of international projects of the Group Division Fabric & Roll Systems (FRS) is also part of your tasks.
  • You have an advisory function for the inclusion of manufacturing machines into the MES infrastructure.
  • Furthermore you are responsible for the execution of the technical connection of machine data.
  • You are the global technical contact and consultant for questions and issues concerning the topics mentioned above.


Your profile

  • You have a technical or economical degree or a comparable qualification.
  • You have experience in project and manufacturing management. Additionally you have experience in the manufacturing environment, manufacturing-IT and in MES- and/or automatization.
  • Convince us with your IT-affinity and your knowledge about system integration of software solutions that are used in manufacturing (MES, MDC, PDC, CAQ or similar) in combination with ERP systems.
  • We expect a fluent English - spoken and written.
  • You are outgoing and a team player as well as have a service oriented mindset and a structured way of working. Your communication skills are excellent.
  • You are willing to travel internationally (approx. 50 %).

This position offers a great entrance into the world of digitization and gives you the opportunity for internal development.


Become a Voithian and join us to shape the future of our company. Working at Voith means to actively promote future-oriented technologies. We offer you a responsible job in the division Paper FRS with challenging tasks and scope for creativity. Furthermore there are a lot of other reasons for working with Voith. Use your chance - at Voith.


We are looking forward to receive your online application.


Your contact person

Voith Global Business Services EMEA GmbH

Recruiting Services • Heike Müller • Tel. +49 7321 37 9582

Job ID 61701