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Functional Specialist MES

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.

Role Purpose:


The Functional Consultant, MES is the solution expert of one or more functional area/module in MES.




  • Roll out Template solution to locations according to MES program,
  • Quality and detailed scheduling for all areas are the main focus areas,
  • He/She is considered as the face to the customer working closely (onsite) with business and Solutioning team (Solution Architects, Functional specialists, developers, etc.),
  • He/she is accountable for the following tasks within the change control process:
  • Configure MES for respective area,
  • Create Training Material,
  • Train Key Users,
  • Address business questions/requests according to the methodology.
  • He/she is responsible to address business questions / requests according to the methodology,
  • He/she reviews and supports testing of the developer code for developments in conjunction with developers and liaises and resolves faults identified with the Data Migration / Integration and Testing teams in support of testing cycles.




  • College or University Degree,
  • Five years plus working with MES / ERP or variant in a hands-on project environment:
  • Experience in enterprise-level MES / ERP projects using waterfall methodology throughout the whole life cycle with repeated and demonstrable success,
  • Extensive experience with application configuration, including workflows,
  • Experience defining business requirements, writing functional design documentation,
  • Expert level understanding of MES / ERP systems (Hydra preferably) modules and underlying architecture design,
  • Experience in designing MES/ERP software components,
  • Experience integrating MES/ERP with different business systems, as well as working with integration tools,
  • Expert level understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning best practices, and deployment methodologies.
  • Full lifecycle MES/ ERP experience in manufacturing environment with specific understanding of manufacturing, supply chain, shop floor, commercial and finance processes and operations,
  • Expert in depth understanding of business functions. Specific knowledge of at least one of the following modules:
  • Quality and detailed scheduling,
  • Shop floor & Manufacturing,
  • Supply Chain.
  • Intimate knowledge of Change management approaches and techniques e.g. stakeholder analysis, stakeholder mapping, content creation and delivery,
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate or equivalent, 
  • PRINCE2 certificate,
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken).

Applications from severely disabled and equally disabled people will be considered with equal suitability.
Please apply online in ONE with your CV and optionally a cover letter.


Posted on:  Apr 17, 2021

Budapest, HU Katowice, PL Warsaw, PL, 02-146 Leça do Balio, PT, 4465-671 Ziar nad Hronom, SK, 96548 Beja, PT, 7800-009 Quarteira, Vilamoura, PT, 8125-493 Gleisdorf, AT, 8200 Lodz, PL, 92-620 Ankara, TR, 6680 Istanbul, TR

Department:  OTC and FI Solution & Delivery
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary Kft
Job Type:  Permanent

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