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Yokogawa, award winner for ‘Best Asset Monitoring Technology’ and ‘Best Digital Twin Technology’ at the HP Awards, is a leading provider of industrial automation, test and measurement, information systems and industrial services in several industries.

Our aim is to shape a better future for our planet through supporting the energy transition, (bio)technology, artificial intelligence, industrial cybersecurity, etc. We are committed to the United Nations sustainable development goals by utilizing our ability to measure and connect.

About the Team
Our 18,000 employees work in over 60 countries with one corporate mission, to “co-innovate tomorrow”.We are looking for dynamic colleagues who share our passion for technology and care for our planet. In return, we offer you great career opportunities to grow yourself in a truly global culture where respect, value creation, collaboration, integrity, and gratitude are highly valued and exhibited in everything we do.

Job Purpose

• The Solution Architect – MES is responsible for architecting L3 MES system and solutions application related handing business solutions. The individual is to support the L3/L2 integrated design and implementation of suitable system architecture for production of Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals and other domain including 3rd party systems, custom development when required. The individual is also responsible for owning business outcomes and implementation strategy towards L3/MES solution implementation while supportingDigital Enterprise Business Unit/ Solution Divisionin developing a differentiation in a high-growth competitive environment in YMA region.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

• Perform high level technical analysis activities, such as requirements gathering and gap analysis of plant operation requirements. Knowledge of latest Operational handling in a plant/organization is advantages.
• Responsible for variety of system integration challenges related to MES or Batch solution implementation on system platform, portfolio management, design and demo functions.
• Responsible for the study and implementation support and successful proliferation of the right MES architect in the assigned industry / application.
• Responsible to ensure client expectations are understood and being met.
• Responsible to ensure timing and quality of assigned deliverables completion.
• Responsible to ensure best practice approaches (i.e. ISA99) and methods are being used as appropriate.
• Engage with customer in assigned technical area(s) to develop solutions that help to resolve their process problems and grow their business leveraging latest Digital Solution tools if possible.
• Support SM/DX MES training efforts – Provide input, document requirements, and support the architecture design and delivery of training programs.
• Define and measure success metrics.
• Responsible for / contribution to the preparation of reports for clients
• Define MES solution architectures and develops detailed MES Solution design specifications.
• Define functional requirements through client interviews, documentation analysis and Workflow Process Mapping. Knowledge of multiple 3rd party protocol and interface is an advantage.
• Provide expert knowledge and experience to estimate the technical effort required to implement complex solutions.
• Responsible for technical deliverables during the entire lifecycle of solution development projects
• Actively participate on a technical project team, ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained.
• Proactively engage with customers to define the overall improvement towards Operational Excellence.
• Assist existing customers in problem resolution and help define future opportunities with those customers. Provide Sure Service support to clients under contract.
• Proven ability to positively interact with all sales personnel and secure orders.

Qualification and Experience

• Bachelor’s Eng./Comp Science or minimum 6 years industry experience in engineering discipline and sales
• Minimum 4 years’ experience onto integrationimplementing/handlingactual MES or Batch applications. Knowledge of AI for MES will be advantages.
• Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on Solution development for Operation usage.
• Must be willing and able to travel throughout the YMA region.


• Good communication skills, a team player, ability to energize.
• Knowledge of Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals or specialized chemical Domain will be a plus.
• Strong Knowledge on MES business in Materials and Life Industries is preferred. The candidate is expected to provide strong advice towards Digital Transformation journey implementation will be of added-value from MES Implementation.
• Knowledge on Latest’s market trend


• Software skills in software analysis, design, methodology, and architecture
• Strong exposure to MES technologies, including batch, planning & scheduling, billing, historian applications (OSI PI a plus), visualization, quality and efficiency in manufacturing, SCADA, automated decision control, workflow, database applications etc.
• Anticipates the needs for change and supports and promotes companywide programs, strategies and initiatives.
• Develop and identifies Industry / application-wide Digital technologies suitable for business use.
• Creates an environment conductive to successful interaction and customer satisfaction.
• Early engagement with Customers and explore long term partnership agreements.


• UAE, Abu Dhabi
• Bahrain

Yokogawa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Yokogawa wants a diverse, equitable and inclusiveculture. Wewill actively recruit, develop, and promote people from a variety of backgrounds who differ in terms of experience, knowledge, thinking styles, perspective, cultural background, and socioeconomicstatus. Wewill not discriminate based on race, skin color, age, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, belief, political opinion, nationality, ethnicity, place of origin, disability, family relations or any other circumstances. Yokogawa values differences and enables everyone to belong, contribute, succeed, and demonstrate their full potential.

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