DIGITAL MANUFACTURING MANAGER

Ariston Group is a global leader in sustainable solutions for hot water and space heating, components and burners. In 2021 the Group reported almost 2 billion euro revenues. Ariston Group has about 8,000 employees, representative offices in 43 countries, 25 production sites and 26 research and development centers in 5 continents. Ariston Group is listed on Euronext Milan since November 2021. Ariston Group demonstrates its commitment to sustainability through the development of renewable and high efficiency solutions, such as heat pumps, water heating heat pump, hybrid solutions and solar thermal systems. The Group also stands out for its continuous investment in technological innovation, digitalization and advanced connectivity systems. The Group offers a full range of products, solutions and services mainly under the global brands Ariston and ELCO, and operates under iconic local brands such as Calorex, NTI, HTP, Chaffoteaux, ATAG, Chromagen, Racold as well as Thermowatt and Ecoflam in the component and burner business.

 

 

In your role as DIGITAL MANUFACTURING MANAGER, being part of the Global Operations Transformation organization, you will responsible to lead Digital Manufacturing initiatives within Ariston Group Operations by mapping opportunities and implementing digital solutions in collaboration with Business Owners, IT Owners and relevant Key Users. The scope of the role is to improve operational management systems, processes, maximize performance in term of Safety, Cost, Quality and Lead Time by focusing on Industrialization and Manufacturing processes within the World Class Manufacturing environment. You report to the Group WCx Senior Director.

 

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Identify and design opportunities by continuously mapping state-of-the-art manufacturing technology and processes ITC related (AS-IS Mapping, component traceability, production declaration, MES SW, Maintenance SW, WMS on raw material, digitalization of workstations, etc.) in collaboration with Functional System Owners.
  • Ensure the digitalization projects roll-out are executed with continuously improved standard of readiness (set-up and data as well as key-user level of confidence).
  • Stimulate and identify opportunities to eliminate non-value added processes and align with technical experts on IT solutions for improvement projects.
  • Design, coordinate and implement training programs related to digitalization.
  • Interact and collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders.

 

As our ideal candidate your skills-set includes:


Know-how

  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology or Engineering and/or Project Management, data analysis management or related fields.
  • Knowledge of both ERP landscape, MES/MOM landscape and Manufacturing Processes.
  • 5+ years of experience in IT and good understanding of Industrial Digital Technology in complex global companies.
  • Concretely deployed and optimized digitalization processes within Manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge across the Supply Chain and Operations domain (i.e., manufacturing, industrialization, planning, logistics, quality).
  • Excellent communication skills in Italian and English, both written and oral.


Personal Skills

  • A pragmatic and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Proactive, can-do attitude, bias for action
  • Ability to think critically, analyse complex problems with prioritization mindset
  • Ability lead change and people in execution of business improvement projects in a large-scale global matrix organization
  • Strong leadership and great collaborations skills

 

The role requires travelling mainly Italy and Europe, occasionally in APAC and North America.

 

Location: Milan or Marche Region, Italy

 

 

We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all people, by offering a work environment accessible, welcoming and inclusive in compliance with legal obligations.

Ariston Group is a global leader in sustainable solutions for hot water and space heating, components and burners. In 2021 the Group reported almost 2 billion euro revenues. Ariston Group has about 8,000 employees, representative offices in 43 countries, 25 production sites and 26 research and development centers in 5 continents. Ariston Group is listed on Euronext Milan since November 2021. Ariston Group demonstrates its commitment to sustainability through the development of renewable and high efficiency solutions, such as heat pumps, water heating heat pump, hybrid solutions and solar thermal systems. The Group also stands out for its continuous investment in technological innovation, digitalization and advanced connectivity systems. The Group offers a full range of products, solutions and services mainly under the global brands Ariston and ELCO, and operates under iconic local brands such as Calorex, NTI, HTP, Chaffoteaux, ATAG, Chromagen, Racold as well as Thermowatt and Ecoflam in the component and burner business.

 

 

In your role as DIGITAL MANUFACTURING MANAGER, being part of the Global Operations Transformation organization, you will responsible to lead Digital Manufacturing initiatives within Ariston Group Operations by mapping opportunities and implementing digital solutions in collaboration with Business Owners, IT Owners and relevant Key Users. The scope of the role is to improve operational management systems, processes, maximize performance in term of Safety, Cost, Quality and Lead Time by focusing on Industrialization and Manufacturing processes within the World Class Manufacturing environment. You report to the Group WCx Senior Director.

 

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Identify and design opportunities by continuously mapping state-of-the-art manufacturing technology and processes ITC related (AS-IS Mapping, component traceability, production declaration, MES SW, Maintenance SW, WMS on raw material, digitalization of workstations, etc.) in collaboration with Functional System Owners.
  • Ensure the digitalization projects roll-out are executed with continuously improved standard of readiness (set-up and data as well as key-user level of confidence).
  • Stimulate and identify opportunities to eliminate non-value added processes and align with technical experts on IT solutions for improvement projects.
  • Design, coordinate and implement training programs related to digitalization.
  • Interact and collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders.

 

As our ideal candidate your skills-set includes:


Know-how

  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology or Engineering and/or Project Management, data analysis management or related fields.
  • Knowledge of both ERP landscape, MES/MOM landscape and Manufacturing Processes.
  • 5+ years of experience in IT and good understanding of Industrial Digital Technology in complex global companies.
  • Concretely deployed and optimized digitalization processes within Manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge across the Supply Chain and Operations domain (i.e., manufacturing, industrialization, planning, logistics, quality).
  • Excellent communication skills in Italian and English, both written and oral.


Personal Skills

  • A pragmatic and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Proactive, can-do attitude, bias for action
  • Ability to think critically, analyse complex problems with prioritization mindset
  • Ability lead change and people in execution of business improvement projects in a large-scale global matrix organization
  • Strong leadership and great collaborations skills

 

The role requires travelling mainly Italy and Europe, occasionally in APAC and North America.

 

Location: Milan or Marche Region, Italy

 

 

We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all people, by offering a work environment accessible, welcoming and inclusive in compliance with legal obligations.

Location: 

Milan or Marche Region, Italy, IT, 20121

Posting Date:  Nov 5, 2022