Senior Designer - Factory Systems

  • British American Tobacco
  • Warsaw
  • Employment contract
  • 27.11.2019


Experience level: Senior


  • Educated to degree level 
  • 6-8 years systems development / design experience with evidence of progression 
  • Experience in large global organisation using in-sourced and out-sourced IT service providers 
  • Background knowledge in manufacturing industry, preferably FMCG 
  • Experience in Industry 4.0 & Digitalization initiatives- IoT, AI, Big Data analysis, Virtual Reality etc. 
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies 
  • Extensive technical expertise of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), preferably Apriso platform (Process Builder, Production, Warehouse, Quality, Machine Integrator, Business Integrator, Global Manufacturing Suite) 
  • At least one full cycle MES deployment (blueprint, fit gap assessment, development, testing, go-live) 
  • Experience with developing and deploying MES solution through DevOps; familiarity with DevOps toolchain: DevOps Azure, Jenkins, Chef, Selenium 
  • Knowledge of shop floor systems, including Automation Control Systems, Labelling Managements systems, integration with machines, Warehouse Management Systems 
  • Understanding of SAP Manufacturing Execution and Logistic Execution components 


Necessary on this position:
  • Big Data analysis
  • DevOps

Project you can join


  • Design and deliver solutions to the BAT IT Operations organisation 
  • Ensure low level design and build of solutions are carried out in accordance to global standards 
  • Delivery of services to the exact design specification of the Solution Architecture team 
  • Relationship management of outsource provider, ensuring SLAs are adhered to and that appropriate quality control processes are in place 
  • Ambassador for the services and vendors delivering the services 
  • Provide advice and feedback to other service owners 
  • Manage the lifecycle of the approved products and solutions in use in BAT within their technology domain, to ensure that they remain within support and maintenance.   
  • Understand vendor roadmaps and End of Life cycles to ensure relevance to BAT 
  • Ensure that any products that are due to go out of support have a plan for remediation and deployment 
  • For those products that have a major version update or a change of solution, liaison with the Solution Architecture team is required 
  • Promotes and ensures use of appropriate techniques, methodologies and tools  
  • Keep up to technical speed with chosen technical field or expertise 

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    • Methodology: Agile


    • Laptop
    • PC
    • Additional monitor
    • Headphones
    • Personal container
    • Phone
    • Freedom to pick your tools

    Work environment

    • Tech supervisor
    • Open space
    • Separate rooms
    • Dress code
    • Flexible working hours


    • Healthcare package
    • Healthcare package for families
    • Financial bonus
    • Equity
    • Cold beverages
    • Hot beverages
    • Fruits
    • Snacks
    • Lunches
    • Conferences
    • Trainings
    • Books
    • Car parking
    • Bicycle parking
    • Shower
    • Chill room
    • Playroom for children
    • Integration events

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