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Technical Lead (MES) SC Cleared

  • Salary: £300 - £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 21/09/2017
  • Job reference: J374416A
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We are looking for a Technical Lead for a Manufacturing Execution System to join our client on an initial 3 month period based in Derby.


Job Specification

· Responsible for the IT solution and oversight of design and implementation of the end to end technical solution for multiple Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) projects.
· Leads the continuous improvement of processes and methods employed by our client to deliver MES solutions for clients.
· Leads, mentors and develops the technical staff.
· Lead supplier technical integration workshops to ensure that all technical aspects of the solution are understood by each supplier.
· Leads all technical members (clients and third party suppliers) of a programme team across multiple projects delivering infrastructure, networks and manufacturing and shop-floor IT systems to Rolls-Royce plc.
· Reports to the MES Programme Manager and Lead MES Architect.
· Works with Project Managers to plan, schedule and assign tasks to team members.
· Uses structured problem solving and analytical skills and applies a broad and thorough understanding of IT infrastructure and applications covering clients, servers, storage, networks and commercial off-the-shelf applications to resolve implementation issues
· Works across the full project lifecycle to support design/configuration, implementation and testing and transition to support of all IT systems .
· Analyses requirements and supports the creation of estimates for new project quotations.
· Works alongside customers and other vendors in integrated project teams.
· Presents project status and clearly articulates issues to customer and the clients management.
· Travel to customer site during workshops and implementation as necessary

Education and Experience Required

· University degree or equivalent experience
· Eight years experience in a similar role.

Security Requirements

· SC security clearance or ability to achieve it

Knowledge and Skills Required

· In depth experience with Siemens SIMATIC IT manufacturing execution system (installation, integration and configuration).
· Familiar with other manufacturing enterprise systems software.
· Full understanding and experience of server builds and implementation
· Full understanding and experience of networks and implementation
· Full understanding and experience of active directory, DNS and DHCP
· Full understanding and experience of commercial off-the-shelf software integration and configuration.
· Understanding of RDBMS databases (MS SQL Server and/or Oracle).
· Understanding of the full IT project/product lifecycle
· Can-do attitude and a willingness to learn.
· Able to coordinate technical work among third party suppliers
· Self-starter and able to work under minimal supervision.
· Excellent written, verbal and presentational communication skills.
· Able to confidently interact with client senior executives and explain complex, technical issues in a clear and concise manner.
· Familiar with TOGAF principles and methods.

Interested candidates should submit their CVs in the first instance. Sophie . Garty @ experis . co . uk / 0161 924 3651