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Senior Digital Manufacturing Architect (m/f/d) - Cloud Solutions



Leverkusen, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refine chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 18.000 colleagues now and together we will make the world a brighter place.


At Covestro, we continuously push the boundaries of what is possible. As a pioneer in digital transformation in the field of chemical product manufacturing, we are looking for an innovative individual to lead our manufacturing processes into the future. With your expertise in solution engineering and your passion for cloud manufacturing systems, you can make a significant contribution to revolutionizing our plant connectivity and seamlessly integrating digital solutions into everyday production. Become part of a forward-thinking team that enhances efficiency, productivity, and sustainability at Covestro.

  • You will design and develop enterprise-wide, scalable solutions for the digitalization of manufacturing processes to increase efficiency and productivity

  • Your task is to develop cloud-based manufacturing solutions, particularly for levels 2 to 4 of the ISA95 model, as well as the implementation of IoT edge solutions

  • You are responsible for coordinating and managing implementation projects at various Covestro sites and integrating the solutions with other IT systems

  • The maintenance and continuous development of the implemented systems are in your hands to keep them up-to-date and adapted to the needs of Covestro

  • You will significantly contribute to the company's success by driving digitalization in the manufacturing area, leading to higher reliability, efficiency, and employee satisfaction

  • You will work in international teams as the interface between production and IT/OT


  • You have a master's degree in (business) computer science, engineering, or a related field

  • You possess extensive and profound professional experience as an IT system architect and project coordinator, ideally in the field of (chemical) manufacturing or industrial automation

  • Your expertise includes cloud computing platforms, especially AWS, or knowledge of Azure or Google Cloud Platform

  • You have a deep understanding of manufacturing processes and automation systems and are familiar with industry standards such as ISA95 and NAMUR Open Architecture

  • Experience with IoT platforms, edge computing, and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) in the industry distinguishes you

  • You successfully apply technology innovations such as AI in the manufacturing area

  • Programming skills in languages and frameworks relevant to cloud and IoT solutions are advantageous

  • You can demonstrate project management skills and successes in the implementation of systems

  • Your problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills are pronounced

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills enable you to work effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Fluent English skills complete your profile; German skills are desirable but not a must

For initial questions, Chris Rziha ( is happy to help. Please do not use this email address to send your application or CV. To apply, please click on the "Apply" button. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Are you curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you exciting career opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application including a cover letter, your resume, certificates as well as your salary expectations and your notice period. Become part of our Team - apply now!

Anyone who wants to contribute to a better world with Covestro can also expect a lot.

We want you to feel at home at Covestro. To feel you’re treated fairly and transparently. That means financial security, a healthy work-life balance and generous benefits.

Specifically, it means for us: flexible working hours, the compatibility of family and work, active health promotion and the ability to convert part of your salary into long-term or retirement savings. And that's not all.

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Covestro welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of racial or ethnic origin, skin color, nationality, religion, philosophy, gender, age, physical characteristics, marital status, disability, appearance, sexual orientation and sexual identity. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.