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Head of Digital Solutions for Industry 4.0

Date: May 24, 2017

Location: Berlin, BE, DE

Head of Digital Solutions for Industry 4.0-TGIS-DEBQ01346261


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, 70,000 employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Purpose of the role

The IS Platform Manager will drive the Digitalization agenda for Industry 4.0. The person will be a senior expert on Industry 4.0 and IT Digitalization solutions and will work in close collaboration with the business organizations to identify opportunities, select solutions and implement them with the goals to either create business process efficiency or BT product value. The person will focus his / her activity on the Manufacturing Operation and the linkage to Engineering and Supply Chain. The selection of IS Digital solutions will be the responsibility of this job including its life cycle. The person will be in charge to integrate the digital solution within the BT environment and will work closely with the IS Business Architects to ensure the end to end solution performance and integration.

Key Responsibilities

Collaborate closely with the business on Digitalization topics - 50%

• Drive QTC to improve process efficiency in Manufacturing Operations

• Ensure functional efficiency through digital solutions

• Drives decisions with the business and develop business values for decision making with sponsors.

• Work with the Accelerator Program to identify and develop and maintain a start-up network for Manufacturing Operations

• Connect start-up with BT Functions and Divisions for digitalization solutions

• Identify Digitalization technologies and solutions from the market that can bring value to Manufacturing Operations

• Active contributor of Digitalization activities with functional teams and divisions

• Drive Digitalization culture change to use data and tools within Manufacturing Operation

• Document and maintain Digitalisation Product solutions

Lead the IS Digitalization agenda for Industry 4.0 – 40%

· Dominates the Digitalisation solutions for Industry 4.0

• Generate new business ideas, models, apps through accelerator program with Start-ups

• Strong knowledge of the market solutions and frequent interaction with external parties to assess new Digital solutions.

• Responsible to identify and implement target Aps, and be able to integrate them in the overall IS landscape.

• Work with the start-up to develop proof of concept

• Supports/influences sourcing for Digital solutions

• Supports project teams during Digital project implementation.

• Interacts with Business Analysts and Business Architects on new Digital solutions.

• Interacts with Application and Technical Architects to implement and support Digital solutions.

Define a Digital Bet and drive decision - 10%

• Document Digital Bet with business collaboration

• Understand and calculates benefits of new digitalization solutions

• Support approval process



Good understanding of the Digitalization market, technical solutions and their capabilities

Drive the identification and definition of BT’s Industry 4.0 solutions and how to integrate them in BT’s environment

Leading working groups to align towards standardization of Industry 4.0 solutions.

Drive make or buy decisions for Industry 4.0 selection.

Based on an good understanding of BT’s Industry 4.0 roadmap he / she will become a key actor in this domain

Strong insight in BT’s organization by close collaboration with business constituents, other team members, project teams and staff in various IT functional areas

By close interaction with architects of other domains you will gain deep insights to other BT architecture areas, like Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Engineering.

Direct interaction with senior executives in IT and business; actively involved in management of business stakeholders

University Degree in Management, Computer Science or related study, or equivalent experience

Typically minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in Manufacturing and engineering industry with experience in Supply chain, Planning and Manufacturing, and it’s technical configurations, technologies and processing environment.

The candidate must be passionate by Digitalization technologies and familiar to their implementation and usage.

Working experience: New technologies, Applications, Infrastructure, Business Relationship Management or in the Division or Function

Excellent Manufacturing / Industry branch background with business areas of Planning & Manufacturing.


Able to lead Technologies or Functional improvements in complex environment.

Strong understanding of the Digitalization market and technologies.

Strong IT knowledge with experience in various implementation projects

Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

Experience working with different business process models and frameworks

Strong leadership and people change management skills to drive and accompany Digitalization change

Basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting

Understanding of the political climate of the enterprise, and how to respond to political challenges

Fluency in English is a must.

Available and willing to travel (up to 30%)

Job: Data/System Architecture
Primary Location: DE-BE-Berlin
Other Locations:United Kingdom, Poland, France, Sweden
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
23.05.2017, 5:23:01 AM

Unposting Date
06.06.2017, 5:59:00 PM

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