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2021-07-26 [ ]

New job posting for Manufacturing Execution System Data Specialist

Pipelife is a business unit within the Wienerberger Group and one of the world’s leading suppliers of plastic pipe systems, currently present in 26 countries. We manufacture and market a wide range of quality pipe systems, providing tailor-made solutions for municipal infrastructure as well as for the industrial and house-building sector.

As part of Pipelife's Industry 4.0 strategy we are currently improving the digitization of our Manufacturing environment. As a result, a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) will be implemented to operate our manufacturing environment and capture data from each process step. In addition, Pipelife has developed a 3D model: Physical production line - Digital twin - Service team to utilize the acquired data. The Service team generates practical tools for manufacturing by analyzing the data into meaningful information/dashboards etc...

Pipelife's MES application will provide a variety of operational functionalities with an initial focus on Planning, Production Performance analysis, Quality Management, Maintenance, Product tracking & tracing and Data Collection/ Acquisition. The MES system will therefore generate data on each functionality and allow for insights to improve our processes. At the same time, we want to unify our business and production processes in all these areas. The MES Data Specialist will report to the Manufacturing Excellence Officer and has the following responsibilities.

Your Tasks

  • Review the existing infrastructure to collect the data, suggest improvements 
  • Define and apply methods to clean the data 
  • Do exploratory data analysis to support local operational teams 
  • Identify missing data and highlight opportunities for new data 
  • Define and review correlations between the input data and output data 
  • Suggest opportunities for performance improvements within the operation on predefine KPI’s 
  • Work closely with the MES Engineer and the Production Process Expert to define features for possible tools and dashboards to use the data in operations

Your task will be to systematically drive the process of collecting, cleaning, with a clear focus on exploring and analyzing the data to suggest performance improvement tools (dashboards). For future developments you would review different tools for AI and Machine Learning to benefit further from the available data. 

Your Profile

  • University degree in Data science, Data Engineering, Applied Mathematics / Applied Statistics or Computer Science 
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in data science
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP systems favorable
  • Programming skills in data science appropriate languages (frontend e.g. JavaScript; Power BI; Grafana and backend e.g. python, scala)
  • Clear and apparent affinity with numbers, digitization, software usage
  • Excellent analytical skills


You will work in an international team within a highly diverse and multi-cultural organization. Our Corporate language is English, thus a very good level of English skills, both written and verbal will be needed.

An attractive workplace at our headquarters in "the Brick", Wienerbergers newly build headquarters. A dynamic environment and international team with the development opportunities of an international acting group is awaiting you.

Based on a local contract we offer a market-compliant remuneration package reflecting your experience and qualification plus additional variable remuneration parts as well as attractive employee benefits.

Your Application

If you’re interested in taking up this challenge with Pipelife, we are happy to receive your online application including a motivational letter.

Our offer addresses likewise female and male applicants. We are looking forward to getting to know you!