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Senior MES Consultant - Gdańsk

To enable our growth, we established an IT Hub in Gdansk, Poland, we are looking for you to join various IT specialists, including SAP consultants, Wonderware engineers, project managers, agile coaches and developers, to deliver great results within e.g. SAP, web and mobile. Together, we support Europe’s largest dairies, a wide range of products and the farmers who own Arla Foods through great IT solutions. Helping us to create these, you can be sure to make a real difference for the entire organization, and your colleagues near and far. Join us to help us create dairy of the future.


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more.


As a Senior MES Consultant, you become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. Here, you won’t find factory machines or farmers. Instead, you will join over 400 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla with IT, HR, financial and procurement operations. Joining us, you will take part in our mission to make a real difference for colleagues near and far.


With over 10 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you a lot of knowledge and the opportunity to partake in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture. We are all on first name terms with each other, and we truly appreciate diversity and individuality.


About the job

The Arla Wonderware Platform is installed in various versions on more than 50 dairy sites across Europe to enable daily execution of global production targets. Arla IT is in progress of upgrading the Wonderware platform on all sites as a important step to meet the digitalization strategy targets of company Our end users on the dairies meet the Wonderware as an industrial software platform and interface to enabler operational users to monitor and control the plant performance and deliver operational goals.


You will be a part of the Wonderware Team joining our Dairy ART in the IT Solutions where we using agile methods as the way of working in the SAFe framework®. You will be located in Gdansk, however, you should expect approx. 20 days of travel per year primarily to our locations across Europe. Your daily work will require close cooperation within unit as valuable member but also with pointed  business owners and external consultants.. You will be a part of further developing and rolling out our Arla Wonderware System Platform to standardize all our Dairies.


Specifically, you will:

• Migrate older platforms towards the newest Wonderware System.

• Develop and implement the new system functionality on Wonderware Platform/InTouch.

• Performance test in our Quality Test System

• Roll out the solutions application to our sites, primarily through remote connections


Furthermore depending on your interests and skills you can dive into one or more of these disciplines:

• Performance test in our Quality Test System


• Wonderware MES


Who are you?

• You hold a degree within Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or similar

• You have at least 4 years of experience with solutions, like Wonderware MES Operations and System Platform, Wonderware Intouch, Wonderware historian, Wonderware PEM (+), Wonderware PLC drivers (DAS and OI)

• MS Windows Server and MSSQL, T-SQL 

• You have a background in production environments or projects

• You have experience from working in a multicultural environment

• You communicate effortlessly in English in writing and spoken

• You are familiar with the Agile and Scrum methods


It is an advantage if you are knowledge with some of these solutions and tools:

• ERP including integration with SAP, MII, Active Directory and Virtualization

• MES Systems

• PLC (Siemens)

• OPC drivers like Kepware


• Github, MS DevOps

• One of/or more C++ / .NET / C# /


What you can expect from us:

• Relocation package

• Work in an international team & matrix structure

• Friendly atmosphere & comfortable work place (Neptun office in Gdańsk Wrzeszcz)

• Medical care & life insurance

• Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc. 

• Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position

• Chill out rooms with Xbox and the best coffee in the office


Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity.


Please apply via this [link].


Read more about Arla Global Shared Services

Global Shared Services consists of multiple functions that are all placed in the Neptun building in Gdansk – with colourful offices and a beautiful sea view.


As of now, we have an IT Operations and an IT Solutions division dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our procurement and finance functions support a wide array of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales globally.

We also have a dedicated HR operations division to ensure we attract, develop and retain the very best of talent around the world.


Together, we are all dedicated to one collective mission: ensuring an optimal global supply of fresh Arla products – every single day.


COVID-19 Notice:

We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes for most of our recruitments to enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.


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