IT Expert Produce, Digital Solutions

About the role

Location: Austria - Linz, Austria - Vienna, Belgium - Mechelen, Finland - Porvoo, Sweden - Stenungsund

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We put people first and we provide solutions for a better tomorrow.

Borealis is A global leader in advanced and sustainable chemicals and material solutions. Operational Excellence is core part of our strategy and we are now seeking enforcement to our Digital Solutions team as IT Solutions MES Expert (Manufacturing Execution Systems). Within Borealis Digital Solutions in Operational Solutions team, your role will focus on being a expert for all MES related topics where digitalization can drive and support Borealis Operations strategy implementation.

In your role, you will provide expert knowledge and guidance, act as an internal business & technology advisor and be a functional & technical consultant for all digital solutions supporting Operations MES solutions. You will be the focal point and play the vital link between Borealis Operations colleagues and the technical specialists. You drive the enhancements and development of the sustainability solutions by:


  • being the go-to person in the demand management process for assessment, challenge, estimation, design etc. and participating in the whole project life-cycle;
  • managing services and projects as client representative proxy in activities executed by external partners;
  • configuring, trouble-shooting and solving problems in our MES application landscape;
  • prioritizing requests by working with the business owners to determine efficiency gains with automation;
  • documenting, designing, building and supporting applications designed to automate internal and external processes.
  • driving operational vendor management
  • contributing to solution architecture management
  • following-up proactively on technology and business trends and application enhancements (e.g. new releases) and new or alternative products. You will influence and challenge the business with these insights.
  • leading projects as application/technical expert (e.g. stream leader) and support project leaders in planning.


At Borealis we work with AspenTech Infoplus21 as primary Historian and AspenTech Manufacturing Application Suites (APRM, APS...) to support production business processes.

About you


We value a diverse work environment, high quality and inspiring collaborations, so do you.


You are the right candidate for this position if you:

  • have a Master degree in Computer Science, Automation, Electronics or similar and 10 years experience in a similar role.
  • have experience with MES applications such as optimization applications, integration to other systems (Distributed Control Systems, Laboratory Information Management Systems, ERP systems ...).
  • have knowledge of industrial protocols (OPC, HART,...), IOT and quickly understand business and data flows within different business groups.
  • are able to prioritize demand and requests by working with the business owners to determine efficiency gains with automation and focus on added value.
  • have expert knowledge in MES manufacturing suites, preferrably AspenTech Manufacturing Suite ®: Aspen Framework (AFW), Aspen Data Source Architecture (ADSA), Aspen Production Record Manager, CIM-IO core, interfaces, SQLplus, IP.21 Process Explorer.
  • have an in-depth understanding of industrial applications and their interconnectivity to the 'big data' ecosystem, as well as an in-depth understanding of industrial processes and the way systems and applications are used by the business in chemical industries.
  • are fluent in English (spoken, written, literacy) and you have good communication skills.
  • have high safety and environmental standards and are a team player with high commitment and ownership.

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Maite Rosez (Randstad), Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). | |


Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers.

The hiring process

  • Get in touch
  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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