As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder William Danforth who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. Now our manufacturing digital space must also evolve to keep pace with our dynamic environment. We are bringing together IS/IT, continuous improvement and automation systems engineering to form what we call Digital in Manufacturing (DiM). The DiM group is comprised of three highly collaborative Nestlé Purina teams: Digital Infrastructure, Digital Innovation and Digital Operations.
As a member of the Digital in Manufacturing (DiM) Team, you will contribute to solutions matching the vision the DiM product suite's business functionality or technical landscape. The priority and scope of work is determined through collaboration with other Innovation team members, SME's, and external vendors. The focus of this position will deliver results matching expected timelines and value.
Work within the DiM Innovation or Operations team to complete the Explore, Screen, Test, Learn and Scale cycles (Innovation team) or Deploy, Sustain and Retire (Operations team)
Leverage existing technical skillsets, develop new ones, and work with consultants to drive results
Use agile methodologies to ensure Portfolio backlog is aligned, maintained and achieved throughout project cycles
Execute solutions based on strategic vision
Recommend and implement process improvements and technical solutions to support and streamline DM solutions
Promote process improvement
Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing projects, enhancements and solving problems relating to ongoing initiatives
Collaborate with factory personnel and other internal and external business partners
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ relevant experience OR Associates degree with 5 years’ relevant experience OR High School Diploma/GED equivalent plus 7 years’ experience in Engineering, IT or a related technical field
5+ years in in one or more of the following technology fields (Bachelor’s degree, internship, and/or co-op specifically counts towards experience in the field):
Software Development Team Member
2+ years’ experience in ERP for Operations Team to include financial, manufacturing, warehousing, quality, or asset maintenance
1+ years’ experience with 3 or more of the following technologies for the Test, Learn and Scale Team:
Controls integration methods
Historian configurations and data movement
Software programming in C#
Creation of automated tests
Automated database management
3+ years’ experience with all of the following technologies for the Explore and Screen Team:
Mobile technology integration
Advanced reporting methodologies
Experience with BI Development, specifically Microsoft Power Bi is preferred
Experience with Project Management and agile methodologies is preferred
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