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Functional specialist MES support

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 Specialist is the solution expert of one or more functional areas/modules in MES.

Considered as the “go-to” person when detailed setup or solution design questions are to be addressed in a particular functional area.


  • Accountable for the following tasks within the change control process,
    • Creation of the Functional Design Documentation including;
      • Detailed solution design,
      • Test scenarios/scripts to validate the solution,
  • Within the Operational Support process Functional Specialist is considered as 2nd level support.
  • Act as liaison with the live businesses to:
    • Proactively engage with solution proposals,
    • Keep up networking within the respective functional area/module,
    • Ensure leveraging best practices. 
  • Tightly collaborate with the Solution Architects to:
    • Ensure global template consistency,
    • The solution fits across locations.
  • Support multiple projects and BAU activities, 
  • Review and support testing of the developer code for developments in conjunction with developers and liaises and resolve faults/questions identified by the business,
  • Area of responsibility:
    • Detailed planning & scheduling, 
    • Manufacturing, 
    • Quality,
    • ERP/Process control integrations.



  • College or University (IT /Business Degree or Equivalent),
  • Five years plus working with MES / ERP or variant in a hands-on environment;
    • Experience in operational support of MES systems,
    • 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 integrating MES/ERP with different business systems, as well as working with integration tools.
  • 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;
    • Shop floor & Manufacturing,
    • Supply Chain & Planning,
    • Quality,
    • ERP/process control integrations.
  • Experience with working in remote, multi-culture teams,
  • Strong spoken and written English.
Posted on:  09-Jan-2021

Székesfehérvár, HU Budapest, HU

Department:  MES Implementation EU
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary Kft
Job Type:  Permanent

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