Corporate MES Engineer EU ( Belgium/The Netherlands/France/Poland/Spain)


Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role

Due to an internal promotion in the team we are currently looking to replace one of the MES Engineering colleagues. For this role we can offer you a lot:

- Working with a delicious product: Chocolate!

- Be part of a fast growing team with broad future career opportunities both technical and managerial

- Contribute to the key strategic objectives of Barry Callebaut: Innovation & Cost leadership.

- Possibilities for continuous learning and access to advanced training thanks to our partnership with Aveva 

- Flexibility in working location and hours.

- Possibility to travel onsite to gain better insight in the product solution.

- This role can be based in Belgium, France or Poland.


Key responsibilities include

- You will be part of a global digital transformation team rolling out Wonderware MES across 41 sites within the global innovation & technology         


- You will be responsible for:

          o Technical ownership of the global MES template

          o Technical design and development of new functionalities in close collaboration with the functional product owner

          o Provide design guidance to project engineers based on your insight in technical capabilities of the tool

          o Version management / Devops and rollout of  new versions to our factories

          o Coordination with our external MES partners to ensure integration, deployment and support is done in accordance with our standard

          o Coaching and  training of our internal engineers in the usage of the Aveva MES product suite


About you

- You have an academic Master degree with background in Engineering 

- You have experience in development of MES applications 

- SQL and databases hold little secrets for you

- Experience in the Aveva/Wonderware product suite (System platform, Intouch, MES, Historian, WEI, Work Task Pro) is required

- Experience in Devops / Github is preferred Soft skills

- You have an eagerness to learn and are a creative problem solver

- You have experience in project management and affinity with change management

- You are a results-oriented team player and are able to communicate clearly with business users helping to formulate meaningful functional requirements and    translate to technical specifications

- Experience in manufacturing or process industry (food&beverage, pharma, chemical) is a plus.

- You speak English, any other language is optional.

- You are strongly attracted to the cocoa and chocolate industry and you are willing to master the process.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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