Business Process Manager - Smart Manufacturing

Job Description

Date: Oct 15, 2019

Why is Ericsson a good place to work

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With close to 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.


At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.



Job Title: Business Process Manager - Smart Manufacturing


Job Summary:
We are now looking for a Business Process Manager to lead our digitalization journey in manufacturing domain. More specifically, you will support shaping Smart Manufacturing in our volume factories worldwide. As Business Process Manager, you will work in close collaboration with our volume factories in order to translate the Smart Manufacturing vision and operational needs into process, system- and IT requirements.


You will be part of the Supply Strategy - Manufacturing and Products section, which is responsible for processes, production systems and tools for the production domain. The section consists of Business Process Managers located in Sweden (Kista), Estonia (Tallinn) and China (Nanjing). Our role is to drive improvement of our manufacturing capabilities to support best-in-class manufacturing operations worldwide.


As Business Process Manager for Smart Manufacturing, following is expected from you:
• Collect and manage IoT opportunities or user stories in collaboration with our factories.
• Align business requirements and translate business need into system and IT requirements
• Support development and implementation of IoT solutions for smart manufacturing
• Drive the development of system architecture and logic for Smart Manufacturing with other domain experts
• Drive requirements on Industry 4.0 infrastructure (Cloud, Network, Automation etc)
• Collaborate with external vendors regarding Smart Factory / Industry 4.0


Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:
• University degree Master of Science (MSc) in a technical discipline (electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering etc.)
• Experience from IoT domain and SW development. Deep understanding how IoT applications, Microservices, Cloud and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) comes together
• Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing system domain; with good business and system understanding. Preferably, knowledge about the interplay between Robotics, Manufacturing Execution System
• Excellent communication skills, both towards engineers and higher management
• Fluent written and spoken English


Additional Requirements:
• Experience from SW development and IT projects
• Up to 20% travel time


The selection and interview process is ongoing, so send your application in English as soon as it is ready. If you have specific questions you are welcome to email recruiter at


Primary location is Kista, Sweden but the following locations might be also considered:  Sweden (Borås, Kumla), Estonia (Tallinn), China (Nanjing), US (Dallas).


Last day to apply is the 22nd of October, 2019.


We welcome the opportunity to meet you!



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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || Supply&Log

Req ID: 291440