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Engineering Manager (SAP DMC / ME)

City:  Bangkok
Country/Region:  TH
Application Deadline:  Until hired

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     Are you an experienced professional who is enthusiastic about leveraging technology, agile principles to drive high impact products within organizations? If so, Pandora embarking on an exciting digital manufacturing journey to create a new strong digital backbone for the biggest jewellery brand in the world. The digital manufacturing transformation will go on for multiple years and is foundational for the delivery of our Phoenix strategy. The programme is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career, build new capabilities and contribute to the future growth of Pandora.

     We are embracing agile methodology structured around product teams with clear focus on business outcomes. Strong and enthusiastic Engineering is a key component of realizing these ambitions. In this newly created role, you will be part of the team shaping of our engineering and development practices. This is a senior technical role, with a high degree of collaboration to drive cultural change and raise the maturity levels of the Continuous Delivery practices. You will manage the Continuous Integration and Deployment pipeline, from requirements to specifications, quality, release deployments and monitoring of the production health. Have we sparked your interest? If so, we would love to hear from you!


Job Description
     As an Engineering Manager within the Pandora Manufacturing Technology COE team, you will work to deliver the new Digital strategy and Crafting & Supply 2026 strategy and the ambition of creating the SMART, Connected factory and Data-driven manufacturing. You will focus on driving application development for the most critical part of the strategy, i.e., shaping and implementing a new ecosystem for Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Manufacturing ERP, Advanced Planning & Scheduling capabilities across the plants, while also managing dependencies and the technical architecture and applications, integration for other product teams within the domain.

     Your key accountabilities will be to:

  • Deliver high quality solutions and raising the bar on engineering standards and delivery. You will need to be truly agile in approach, with a collaborative working style and able to thrive in a complex but rewarding environment
  • Mentor and manage a dynamic team of Digital Engineers across multiple areas including development, integration, and operations, providing leadership and motivation to team members
  • Manage design and development of cloud-based applications using a disciplined (Agile) development process
  • Lead continuous availability of various tools supporting Source Code Management & Release Management including Source Control, Continuous Integration, & Change Management
  • Ensure technology teams and suppliers are adhering to enterprise architecture, engineering standards and technical compliance
  • Engage with cross-functional teams in design, development and implementation of enterprise scalable features related to enabling higher developer productivity, environment monitoring and self-healing, and facilitate autonomous delivery teams
  • Understand business requirements and function as a senior technical adviser to identify the technical needed to provide a good architecture design product
  • Perform structured analysis to solve technical problems and find long-term solutions to prevent the recurrence of the problems
  • Participate in the agile team ceremonies, including sprint planning, decomposition, and daily stand-ups
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance team and Support team as well as other related parties
  • Production Release Implementation plan and Install Support, as required


What is needed to succeed:

  • 10+ years of large enterprise scale design & engineering of application implementations within manufacturing, retail, fashion or FMCG
  • Experience and a proven track record of designing and implementing Manufacturing technology solutions
  • Experience in any of SAP platforms including SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud (SAP DMC), SAP Manufacturing Execution (SAP ME), SAP S/4HANA ERP would be an advantage
  • Experience in SAP RFC, BAPI, ALE & configuration, iDocs, XML, WebAS, message services & integration
  • Experience in Automated data collection, integration, development using standard MII / PCo connectors & utilities, DCS, SCADA, PLC, OPC, Kepware, OSI Pi and data historians
  • Knowledge on JavaScript, Java Spring Boot, NodeJS would be an advantage
  • Knowledge in application / integration design and architecture, latest trend with technology industry, demonstrated success in delivering complex software-based solutions
  • Experience in DevOps engineering, cloud infrastructure and design within Azure App Service, API management, serverless technologies, container orchestration, microservice frameworks within the Manufacturing domain
  • Cloud application development solutions (e.g., SaaS, PaaS, API Management, Serverless), Cloud application design, software engineering and practices (design / development / testing / deployment)
  • Agile experience, i.e., have a good understanding and practical experience with Agile delivery and Lean methodologies (SAFe, Spotify, SCRUM, Kanban), preferably   with SPC, SAFe RTE or similar certification
  • Collaborative and inspiring person, who is eager to share, teach and learn from others, whilst having fun along the way
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills