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Business Process Owner for Product Data Management


  • Understands the complete Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) / Product Data Management (PDM) concept for functionality and data integrity (part of SAP Process “Demand to Supply”)
  • Single point of contact for all key users and other stake holders reg. Metco EQ Product Lifecycle Management
  • Checks and approves improvement requests from the business (power users) in regard of the Product Lifecycle Management concept to ensure alignment across all Metco EQ plants (Wohlen, Westbury, rest of the world)
  • Process support and push the correct use of system; training of new employees
  • Lead the Product Quality Data Management Team (PDQM) to ensure consistent and complete product data for all Metco EQ products
  • Ensures product data quality in daily life (newly created and changed)
  • Creates with the PDQM team a global Engineering Handbook for BL equipment
  • Aligns with the BPO’s from the other BU’s, mainly Balzers, on a consistent product data base structure

We expect

  • Degree in Engineering
  • Min. 5 years’ experience working with CAD tools (mechanical and electrical would be an advantage)
  • Is familiar with the concepts of product life cycle management / product data management
  • Is familiar with SAP and its “Supply to Demand” processes and modules
  • Having introduced such a concept in an engineering environment would be a strong advantage.
  • Strong communication and informal leadership skills
  • Patience, resilience and supportive attitude are a must

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. Backed by the key ability to intelligently engineer and process surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group is committed to invest in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable, more efficient and environmentally sustainable products. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 180 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.3 billion in 2016. The company invested CHF 94 million in R&D in 2016 and has over 1 000 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

The Surface Solutions Segment of the Oerlikon Group includes the two brands Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco. The Segment operates more than 145 facilities with over 140 coating centres in 37 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia, employing more than 6 000 people.
Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials, services, specialized machining services and components. Operating a dynamically growing network of more than 40 sites in EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific, Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.