Advanced Digital Manufacturing Technology Leader
Company: Trane Technologies
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Advanced Digital Manufacturing Technology Leader
Davidson NC 800E Beaty St, Davidson, North Carolina,
2 additional locations
St Paul MN 4833 White Bear, St Paul, Minnesota, United
StatesBloomington MN 7860 12th Ave, Bloomington, Minnesota, United
Requisition # 2101742
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At Trane Technologies we Challenge Possible. Our brands -
including Traneand Thermo King - create access to cooling and
comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and
perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less
environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon
emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly
challenge whats possible for a sustainable world.
This Advanced Digital Manufacturing Technology
Leader will have global responsibility to deliver
best-in-class digital factory MES and IT technology solutions that
enable increasing competitiveness for our global manufacturing
This Technology Leader will develop and maintain a strategic
roadmap and lead the manufacturing organizations in the
identification and leveraged deployment of digital applications for
their use. The ideal candidate will have deep expertise in the area
of leading-edge MES, IoT and Manufacturing IT solutions, and be
well-equipped to connect, configure, test and deliver the tools,
processes and systems to improve our business. This activity will
include deep partnerships with internal and external
cross-functional groups, globally.
Core Job Responsibilities (others may be added)
Identify, propose, validate and deliver digital factory
solutions that support Company objectives.
Develop and execute maturity assessments at scoped
Develop multi-year strategic roadmaps in partnership with the
global business units.
Research state-of-the-art digital manufacturing technologies
appropriate to our needs.
Execute proof of concept experiments to validate technology and
Actively support the successful and efficient deployment of
applications this includes team formation, schedule management, go
live planning, post go live care and partner selection.
Create and implement internal standards for global platforms,
vendors and methods.
Support factory problem-solving efforts when escalated.
Influencing and Leading:
Increase capability, competency and capacity in digital factory
knowledge for internal stakeholders through training, mentoring and
socializing of knowledge and standards.
Build strong relationships with functional leaders to align
solutions with business strategies.
Act as a change leader, incorporating industry benchmarks and
best practices to drive innovation and continuous improvement.
Develop and manage relationships with key IT vendors.
Support compliance of proposed solutions to Company IT
Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science,
Engineering (or related technical discipline) is required.
At least 10 years of technology development experience within a
global manufacturing environment with a demonstrated history of
success and progression is required.
Masters Degree is a plus.
Proven digital expertise, including MES applications.
Professional Engineering certification is preferred.
Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt is preferred.
Advanced MES/IT/IoT competencies, particularly in the digital
Strong competency with designing and deploying elements of
Industrial IoT: sensors, SCADA methods, controller protocols, data
conversion, data broker architectures, databasing, data reporting
and interrogation methods
Strong acumen with factory planning and execution systems (PLM
Strong understanding of data analytics (e.g. AI, Cognitive
Analytics, Machine Learning)
Extensive knowledge of and experience with business relationship
management, change management and global transformation
Strategic thinker balancing thought leadership & best practices
with strong results-orientation
Direct leadership of continuous improvement initiatives
Ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, as
well as the ability to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic
environment and meet overall objectives
Strong familiarity with machine tools, gage and quality systems
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to
utilize Engineering principles
Experience with process standardization (platforms, tools,
standard work, training, etc.)
Working knowledge of statistics and statistical modelling
Project management acumen
Ability to interpret financial reports
Strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills at
all levels of the organization
Ability to work effectively in a variety of geographical regions
and cultures across the globe
Able to work safely in an industrial machinery environment
Overnight travel is required, some globally. Expected travel
requirements average 20%.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and
programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional
and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is
inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving
customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging whats possible
for a sustainable world.
We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of
our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status,
disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected
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