IT Manufacturing Engineer

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Date: Feb 15, 2021

Location: Lille Skensved, 85, DK

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: CP Kelco 

CP Kelco is a leading producer of specialty ingredients which are added to improve texture, consistency, and stability in food, pharmaceutical and industrial products. Our products are derived from renewable raw materials found in nature for use in jam, fruit and milk drinks, confectionery products as well as industrial applications. We work across the whole value chain from natural raw materials to customers’ end products. CP Kelco is part of the JM Huber Corporation, one of the largest privately held, family owned companies in the United States.  With approximately $2.3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a combined material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

Do you want to contribute to the development of Process IT with us, and be part of an innovative and dynamic environment? Do you like to work in an informal environment with a high degree of cooperation local and global. Then this might be the position for you.

The factory in Lille Skensved has 5 production lines consisting of many unit operations and associated supply facilities. The company is technologically in continuous development with a high level of automation.

The core of the company's MES system is an OSISOFT PI historian, which collects instrument- and process data from the production processes combined with interfaces to and from the company's ERP system, (SAP). Currently a large number of reports are being optimized, using for instance PowerBI.

The position belongs to the Engineering and Operations Support department (EOS), which employs a total of 23 people - primarily engineers. EOS is responsible for the development and implementation of projects, including the implementation of the process IT hardware infrastructure, PLC software for managing the production processes and the MES applications.

We are looking for an energetic person, preferably with a background as an IT engineer or similar and an interest in data management and IT Infrastructure and preferably experience within data systems in manufacturing environments. We need an enterprising and communicative person who can contribute to the ongoing transformation of the IT platform.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Primary work assignments

Your core area will be maintenance, customization and development of MES systems and proprietary software for managing data, including data exchange between SAP system, quality laboratories, warehouses, production planning and various reporting systems.

• Developing and maintaining MES systems
• Focus on user needs, having many interfaces across departments: Quality Control, Planning, Production, EOS, Packaging, Finance, Management and EHS+S
• Data logging, data processing and data interfaces
• Contribute to developing and implementing long-term strategy
• Prepare data for advanced data analysis
• Daily service and troubleshooting on MES systems
• Mapping and documentation of current systems
• Plan modernization of old programs and systems
• Facilitate outsourcing of software projects


Systems that we use

• Osisoft-PI suite
• Microsoft Power BI, using global setup with data-lake
• Microsoft Excel + Excel-VBA
• VMWare
• Outsystems
• In-house developed programs in VB and C #
• MS SQL server

Your qualifications

You have a solid background in programming and database programming. You also have a technical educational background at Bachelor or higher level as an IT engineer or similar.

Experience with manufacturing environment and interest in understanding the processes to a certain depth in order to develop optimal data solutions.

You speak fluent Danish. Good English skills are also important - both in writing & orally - as we have English as our corporate language. You are outgoing and have a structured and analytical approach to your work and you are good at creating an overview.

If you would like to hear more about the position, you are welcome to contact Esben Jacobsen – Process Engineering Manager: +45 2710 5527. If you have any questions about the Application and Recruitment process, you can contact Paul Moinel – Talent Acquisition Specialist: +45 2710 5625

About CP Kelco

CP Kelco in Lille Skensved near Køge is with approx. 355 employees one of the largest production companies on Zealand within the food and process industry.
The company is part of the global CP Kelco group, which produces ingredients for improving the consistency and functionality of food, pharmaceuticals and industrial purposes.
In Lille Skensved, CP Kelco primarily produces the ingredients pectin and carrageenan on the basis of citrus peels and seaweed.
CP Kelco is owned by the American family business J.M.Huber Corporation.
The factory is located at Lille Skensved train station and close to motorway exit 31a.


J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO/AAP employer.