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MES/Historian project manager

Posted on May 28, 2021 by TALENT - IT

Limburg, Belgium
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


As project manager for MES/Historian, you will be responsible for the implementation of these key applications as part of our Digital Transformation program taking accountability for the overall QCDP of the MES/Historian project.

Main task is to execute demand management with our clients and to coordinate internal resources and third party vendor for flawless execution of the project

This includes:

  • Manage the relationship with the different stakeholders including the clients
  • Ensure that all implementations are delivered on time, within scope and budget and use verification techniques to manage changes
  • Develop project scope and objectives by involving all relevant stakeholders ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress aligned with the overall program format
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems tools and techniques
  • Perform Risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • You are a bridge between the different departments that are involved in this project by applying open and honest communication driven to deliver results as well as being a people manager creating trust and cooperation between the business and IT teams.
  • You manage and coach your project team, consisting out of business and IT colleagues, to a successful implementation
  • You assure integration with other interfacing applications
  • You are at ease operating in a challenging international automotive environment
  • You report to the Digital Transformation program leader


  • You have >5 years proven track record in implementing MES and/or ERP in a manufacturing company and (or related) applications;
  • You are a strong, fact based, communicator and a people manager, open and honest communication is your strength
    • Excellent client facing and internal communication skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (important: on point reporting)
  • You have a deep understanding of quality management processes in an automotive environment (SPC, Error proofing, Control plans, 8D, etc)
  • You have a good understanding of Business planning processes (IBP, SIOP, MPS, etc) and related planning tools.
  • You have a good understanding of ERP (SCM, QM, FI/CO, etc) and MES applications and how they operate together
  • You have a broader understanding of all business processes and how they relate to each other
  • You have good understanding of the English language, French is a plus.
  • You are stress resistant and are accustomed to working under time pressure
  • Proven working experience as a project manager
  • Solid Organization and Leadership skills
  • PMP/Prince ll certification is a plus
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Project

Reference: 1211172990

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