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MES Analyst - Apriso, APL, Quality (m/f/d)


Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DE

Job ID:  36300
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Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  IT



MES Analyst - Apriso, APL, Quality (m/f/d)

Role Description:

Working alongside a team of IT experts. Responsible for developing, supporting, testing, resolving and documenting the MES applications used within the Ardagh manufacturing locations.

Focus on the Apriso platform but would also support other MES inhouse products like APS Glass.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning

  • Support the development and testing of easy to use software for operators and management
  • Design and execute test plans for the developed solutions, including user acceptance testing
  • Work with and guide the external consultants in support cases as well as in projects and ensure “best cost best value” for the group

Operations Management

  • Following Ardagh ITPMO guidelines for documentation requirements. Generation of necessary specification, configuration, testing and training documents
  • Support the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, of the MES solutions used within the Ardagh group
  • Support development teams in code review, manage change and deploy updated solutions across the implemented MES environments


  • Professional development skills in Microsoft environments
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (or newer)
  • Securely access and use SQL Server 2016 (or newer)
  • Measure Performance of Software (i.e. using Redgate SQL tools, MS Visual Studio,…)
  • ITSM Helpdesk
  • Sharepoint Wikipedia system
  • Microsoft Office applications
  • Several years in information technologies and applications like Manufacturing, multinational project management, network and system platforms
  • Microsoft software Development and SQL Queries, Stored Procedures and Functions
  • Proven knowledge of systems development life cycle methodologies
  • Work with international teams and different skills as a team player
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment    

About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with revenues of almost $7 billion. Today we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.


  • Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favourite beverages from?
  • Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?


Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact whilst remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

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