MES Analyst


Job Introduction

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.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support, coordinate, and administer the implementation of MES based processes, solutions and functions.
  • Gather business requirements, propose technical concepts for project needs and validate technical feasibility.
  • Installation and configuration of MES Solutions (incl. DB, Backup, Archiving).
  • Coordination and implementation of interfaces with partners and suppliers
  • Bring to service / functional test / integration test / GoLive preparation of MES services, processes, and functions.
  • Support of offer and billing process.
  • 1st & 2nd Level support including 24×7 on-call support (post go-live lifecycle maintenance).
  • Coordination of 3rd Level support (e.g. software vendors, OEM helpdesks and other related parties).
  • Develop and maintain MES training materials and train users.
  • Install, coordinate, and troubleshoot MES-related products / review and implement vendor-supplied patches.
  • System monitoring (business processes, interfaces and solutions).
  • Maintain and update the Know-how database.
  • Support and enhance the software development process of MagJIS.
  • Iplement and support dashboard, reporting and analyses solutions.
  • Act as a technical consultant to Magna plants on MES topics.

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 MES software preferred
  • Experience with databases preferred.

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication and analytical skills, problem solving & interpersonal skills.
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn on the job.
  • Works well alone and while managing groups.
  • Willingness to travel globally is critical for this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Profound English communication skills.
  • Able to communicate in German is an advantage.

Work Environment

For dedicated and motivated employees we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic 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.


Regular travel 10-25% of the time.


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