Digital Deployment Champion / Process engineer - Future Factory

Digital Deployment Champion / Process engineer - Future Factory


SKF works to reduce friction, make things run faster, longer, cleaner and safer. Doing this in the most effective, productive and sustainable way has made the SKF Group a leading global supplier of products, solutions and services within rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems. Services include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring, asset efficiency optimization, engineering consultancy and training.

SKF is now looking for a

Digital Deployment Champion / Process engineer - Future Factory

to join our growing team.

You will be part of the Future Factory team tasked to transform and equip the SKF Group Manufacturing footprint with digital solutions, skills and knowledge to strengthen World Class Manufacturing for competitive advantage.

Your day-to-day work and responsibilities
• Work as a member of the Future Factory Digital Deployment team to digitalize SKFs factories globally
• Digitalization of manufacturing processes on the shopfloor by deploying existing solutions and services (such as Manufacturing Execution Systems, maintenance systems, data analytics, etc.)
• Collaborate with the factory management to shape the digitalization demands to match the deployment abilities and available solutions
• Identify new opportunities and ideas, as well as continuously improve existing manufacturing concepts as well as digital solutions and transformation methodologies
• Active and continuous learning to grow in both technical and non-technical skills
• Drive the execution of assessments together with the factories ensuring that the right information is collected to understand and visualize site maturity
• Ensure the reference process is applied and that local adaptions are within specified tolerances
• Interact with stakeholders at all levels to ensure awareness on possibilities and challenges with digitalization, and to ensure commitment and transparency
• Facilitate and execute training and communication plans, with content, to increase digital skills, collaboration and awareness throughout the organization
• Identify and capture improvements and lessons to continuously improve ways of working
• Support the factories with training, UAT and hyper-care at go-lives etc

We expect you to have
• BBA/BSc/BEng Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronical Engineering, Economical Engineering, Business Administration or similar
• 5+ years of experience in working various positions within manufacturing business or process development
• Proven experience in working with business transformation through digitalization
• Proven experience in communication and interaction with stakeholders at different organizational levels
• Broad technical understanding & hands on implementation experience
• Fluent in English, both verbal and in writing

Advantageous if you have
• Experience in Lean manufacturing methodologies and preferably possess Six Sigma Green Belt certification or higher
• IIBA Business Analysis Professional certification, or similar
• PMP/PRINCE2, or CCMP/CMS certifications
• Experience in OT/IT transformation projects/digital transformation projects, and in an international environment
• Experience in the manufacturing industry
• Experience in business analysis and demand shaping
• Experience in global rollouts and deployment projects as part of a large, multi-disciplinary team completing full project life cycle
• Experience in developing and execution of project portfolios and deployment roadmaps in the manufacturing domain

You enjoy working here if you [are]
• Have genuine enthusiasm and passion to push current manufacturing towards the future, through digitalization
• Find it natural to coordinate activities and to integrate solutions
• Optimistic in your ability to be successful, and be positioned to establish a habit of continuous adaptation to efficiently empower the future digital worker in the SKF Manufacturing
• Drive continuous change that leads to improvements in the way the organization conducts its business
• Resourceful problem solver, good at networking and collaborating within the organization
• Enjoy and can travel
• Open personality with excellent communication skills with fluency in English

We offer
• Opportunity to be a driving force in SKF’s transformation journey towards industry 4.0
• Work in an international environment with many stakeholders on different levels
• Professional growth opportunities
• Diverse and global workforce
• Challenge and fast pace

Additional information
Preferred location: Schweinfurt (GER), Gothenburg (SWE), Airasca (ITA), St Cyr (FRA), Valenciennes (FRA), Steyr (AUT), Chodov (CZE) or any other major SKF manufacturing site EMEA.

You will report to the Manager of Digital Deployment

For information and questions regarding the recruitment process please contact Veronica Forsman, Recruitment Specialist, Group Recruitment Centre, +46 31 337 17 17 or

How to apply
If you are interested and meet the above requirements, please submit your application with CV and cover letter in English. Please apply as soon as possible, but not later than 15th of August. We are doing the selection work and interviews continuously. Note that we do not accept applications by e-mail.

Selected candidates will receive assessment links (MAP and Matrigma) feedback on these assessments immediately after completion. Proceeded candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Susanne Areschoug


  • Arbetsplats: AB SKF Göteborg
  • 1 plats
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  • Publicerat: 22 juli 2021
  • Ansök senast: 15 augusti 2021


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