MES Systems Analyst


Auburn Hills, US

Entry Level:  Career Starters (0-3 years)
Function:  Information Technology

Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for an MES Systems Analyst located at their Auburn Hills Corporate Office.  

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as application expert for the Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) within the region.
  • Administration of all Master Data relating to the proper operation of the MES Application
  • Provide training and guidance to business for MES processes, usage, and data quality activities.
  • Coordination of production downtimes for necessary patching activities
  • Support of capturing of traceability data from production equipment in MES System
  • Leverages the application to solve business problems/opportunities for maximum process value.
  • Consults with staff and management in internal business units and departments regarding current business needs, problems, or goals, including helping colleagues anticipate future needs and opportunities.
  • Applies software lifecycle management processes to successfully complete projects.  
  • Trains, mentors, and assists internal business units and department project managers in IT project management skills.
  • Provides expert-level support and issue resolution for end users in assigned application area as needed. 
  • Support of technical change management of implementing ‘to-be’ solutions. 
  • Recommend technical solutions to resolve business process challenges based upon industry best practices and in compliance with global template.
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Work with end-users, business partners, and global colleagues to define business requirements for defect resolution, process improvement, or solution development. 
  • Maintain a high level working knowledge of the SAP production modules functionality in order to understand the interface points between the two solutions.  


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.
  • 3+ years in IT support/project management experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with manufacturing systems and related processes
  • Experience with databases and related queries to include PostgreSQL
  • Experience with server/database/client system architecture 
  • Experience in Microsoft products required
  • General experience with Programing Languages preferred 
  • Knowledge and understanding of LAN/WAN environment
  • Familiarity with PLC(Programmable Logic Controller) and production related equipment desired
  • Ability to travel overnight approximately 25%.




Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit