Program Manager – Production IT (f/m)

For our international Operations & Engineering Team within the business unit Wienerberger Building Solutions located in our Headquarter in Vienna, we are offering the following position reporting to the Business Unit CTO for immediate appointment:

Ihre Aufgaben

In close cooperation with Corporate IT and stakeholders within the business unit, leading the “digitalization in production” program as follows

  • Definition and implementation of general standards in the field of production IT
    (security, networks, PLC’s, sensor technology, …)
  • Further rollout of our manufacturing execution system (SAP MII) to all our factories
  • Enabling of automatic key production data gathering and automatic data transfer into our MES and cloud solutions (Microsoft Azure Cloud)
  • Enabling automated, closed-loop process prediction and optimization by A.I. and machine learning based on real-time production data
  • Testing of new technologies as IoT and new sensor technology (quality control in process, machine sensors, …) as basis for further optimizations, predictive maintenance, etc. and rollout of useful solution to our factories
  • Screening of upcoming new opportunities for potential implementation
  • Achieve integration with enabling functions (IT, Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain, etc.)
    Present at internal and external forums, conferences, Events
  • Implementation of projects based on internal PM Standards
  • Leading a small team of experts

Ihr Profil

  • Preferably Engineering education or IT-Process-Management, Bachelor/ Master in the field of mechanical/chemical/process Engineering
  • Experiences in the realization of IT based projects (implementation of digitalization and Industry 4.0), ideally experience in a (inhouse) consultant role
  • High level understanding of Siemens PLC and field bus implementations (S5, S7, ProfiNex, ProfiBus, TIA Portal, WinCC OA)
  • Understanding of relevant SAP modules/solutions and middleware (SAP MII and PCo)
  • Insight to relevant Microsoft Azure Cloud enablers (IoT Gateway, Stream Analytics Jobs, PowerBI)
  • Familiarity with integration middleware solutions (Kepware, etc.)
  • Experienced in the optimization of production processes based on Lean-Management
  • Good convincing and interpersonal skills
  • Creative, solution-oriented and self-driven personality
  • Willingness to travel frequently
  • Very good command of English, knowledge of German desirable


Wienerberger places great importance on the identification of possibilities and implementation of IT-process solutions to get ahead to the target of Industry 4.0. For this position we are searching for a person who has high willingness to learn and perform, flexibility and very good communication skills. You are ready to act on own initiative and orientation towards implementation, the ability to develop complex tasks and projects. Within the frame of international projects understanding of foreign cultures is an additional success factor. The position offers the potential of a very attractive international career with appropriate remuneration and very good opportunities for development. We offer you a monthly salary of minimum € 3,054.96 (according to our collective bargaining agreement) depending on experience and qualification and attractive employee benefits. As a responsible employer Wienerberger AG offers a market-aligned salary depending on experience and qualification as well as attractive employee benefits.
Our offer addresses likewise to female and male applicants.

Ihre Bewerbung

Simone Kurz is looking forward to your application!
Simone Kurz
HR Specialist
Wienerberger AG

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