Business IT Partner - Manufacturing/Digitalization Process

Job Description

The Business IT Partner position will align with the SI EP business and be support innovation and digitalization throughout the SI EP plants and central functions. The account manager is tasked with becoming familiar with the challenges and priorities of the EP business including factory strategies and providing guidance and support to implement agile methodologies and digital innovations. The Account Manager works directly with the business customer on strategic and innovation initiatives and process improvements via technology. The Account Manager must work together with the IT organization, by sharing information, lessons learned and using common tools.

This position will report into the IT Business Partner lead, which supports the SI US business units.

Below responsibilities apply to the EP business functions unless otherwise noted:
• Plan, drive and manage demands and projects from beginning to end
• Facilitate scoping sessions and all follow-up for applicable demands; schedule meetings with appropriate IT and business resources; document business requirements, send out meeting minutes and scheduling for follow up meetings, create IMS tickets or Service orders for demands
• Facilitate appropriate meetings with IN Organization, IT Vendors and other resources to meet EP business needs
• Maintain a flexible work schedule to coordinate support during non-standard hours.
• Build an understanding of the Siemens MMSA contract help our businesses navigate our vendor / contract landscape
• Proactively recommend IT approaches to business opportunities and challenges
• Take the lead to facilitate the resolution of IT issues across SOP IT and their service providers
• Keep EP management and employees informed on IT strategies, key priorities, initiatives and projects
• Ensure alignment of portfolio with business strategy and priorities in portfolio and project review sessions
• Support the business requests for information whether it is for policy information, usage data, adoption data or project requests for business data
• Track and monitor IT Service consumption to help drive usage reductions across the SI EP business.
• Align and share best practices with others in SI IT where applicable

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Candidates should have:
• Bachelor’s Degree in engineering/IT/Computer Science.
• At least 8-10 years of knowledge and experience in manufacturing relevant topics
• Experience with leading / driving IT Digital Transformation and Innovation Initiatives in Complex operational environment
• Experience with infrastructure solution design, Implementation and service management
• Proven track record of planning and managing large / complex technical projects with superior results
• Excellent communication skills at all levels of the business and IT organizations
• Strong analysis and trouble shooting skills
• Comfortable interacting with all levels of management
• PMP certification or equivalent work experience in project management or PM@Siemens methodology

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Experience in the EP business unit including a detailed understanding of the product portfolio and the US Sales and Channel distribution model
• Hands on experience with SAP Variant Configuration, SAP Internet Pricing and Configuration (IPC)
• Experience with EP Product Logistics including the warehouse management and product distribution
• Familiarity with PLM Domain, including hands on experience in the governance and setup of Team Center, NX, Rulestream

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.

We aim to hire top talent and arm them with the opportunity to make top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in a growing business. We are proud that when people join Siemens, they rarely leave, as shown with our low turnover.

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision and dental benefits.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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