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Functional Analyst MOM/MES

The main mission of this role is to:

Based in Groot-Bijgaarden (Brussels), Belgium, we are currently recruiting a talented professional for the position of Functional Analyst MOM/MES within our global IT structure.


MOM (Manufacturing Operations Management) is the collection of systems for managing end-to-end manufacturing processes in order to optimizing the overall efficiency.

The main mission consists of implementing and coordinating projects related to Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) applications in the local Puratos companies around the world.

The Functional Analyst MOM/MES will also identify, promote and coach improvement projects to improve the performance of the entire Puratos Group.


Key Accountabilities

In this function you will be the SPOC for projects in the area of MOM/MES related applications. You will act as the functional lead, collaborating closely with the external product development partner and interact closely with the business community. You will manage the different type of implementation projects and continuous improvement initiatives.

The key tasks are split in three major areas

  • Implement MES/MOM applications in Puratos subsidiaries
    • Analyze the as-is processes of the company
    • Ensure common rules and data are respected
    • Propose and develop solutions to gaps
    • Lead the change advisory board as functional lead
    • Manage the timely delivery of projects and coordinate the external partner responsible for the development of applications


  • Optimize the system used in subsidiaries running the MES/MOM application and help the subsidiaries to use the application in a more efficient way
    • Analyze and identify improvement & best practice areas within the organization (process, department, branch)
    • Organize post implementation reviews and training sessions
    • Implement additional functionalities (optimization and retrofitting)
    • Stimulate continuous improvement through benchmarking


  • Support the MES/MOMS applications installed by HQ




Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science or engineering, or similar
  • 3 to 5 years IT experience
  • In depth functional knowledge about MES/MOM applications. Experience with integration of industrial devices such as scales, check weighers, metal detectors, etc…
  • Project management methodology experience, hands-on experience in Azure DevOps
  • Solid team player, able to meet deadlines and handle changing priorities
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English is a must – Dutch/French is a good asset
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional and globally dispersed team setting, collaborating
  • Work structurally, systematically, proactively and result-oriented with focus on quality and internal customer satisfaction
  • Willingness to travel: 20%



Why would you join Puratos?


You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities. You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative.


A great work environment with lots of opportunities & challenges is what you can expect:

  • Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work
  • Taking an active part in the evolution of the cost saving structure globally
  • Training and career opportunities to build your career within our company


You can count on an undetermined duration contract (CDI) and a competitive salary package, including a company car.

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Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?


The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 9000 employees. We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day. How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.

A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.


This is what makes working at Puratos so magical!


Working at Puratos is choosing a Top Employer in Belgium.


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