Digital Manufacturing Functional Expert (M/F)

Grenoble, France
Digitalization – Digitalization Team /
CDI / Permanent position /
Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.

With over 350 experts from 38 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we have recently started operations our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).

We now focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually.  

In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure to shape the future of European mobility.

About this role :

    • We are currently looking for our future Digital Manufacturing Functional Expert to join the Digital Operations teams, within our Digital&IT department.
      As such, you plan, coordinate, and supervise the entire lifecycle of digital manufacturing projects, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, and quality requirements.
      You maintain clear and regular communication with all Verkor team stakeholders involved in the projects (product, process, operation, quality, maintenance), understand business needs and manufacturing operational processes to suggest appropriate technological solutions.
      You collaborate with internal teams & suppliers to design detailed functional specifications and efficient workflows for digital systems, collaborate with internal teams to ensure seamless integration of OT digital systems with existing infrastructures and IT systems, support digital manufacturing projects, including commissioning for the Gigafactory site from FAT, SAT to SOP.
      By doing this, you contribute in building World class Verkor’s Digital Manufacturing Industry 5.0 journey.
      This role is located in our VIC (Verkor Innovation Center) based in Grenoble. During the first year, regular travels (50%) to our gigafactory and on an European scope are to be expected.

Main responsibilities :

    • Reviewing and signing off on the outcome of the detailed design phase during the project (e.g., design, build, test, and implementation).
    • Integrate solutions with systems and third-party software, both on the premise and in the cloud.
    • Design and validate digital OT enhancements.
    • Participate in the platforms start-up and commissioning tests.
    • Build & support advanced OT systems troubleshooting.
    • Collaborate with key users from other teams to optimize the manufacturing flow by leading innovations & improvements from idea to implementation.

Requirements :

    • Master's degree in information systems / computer science / project management
    • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
    • Solid Knowledge on Digital manufacturing OT, Edge/IoT, laboratory systems or workflow, preferably in assembly or automotive industry.
    • Knowledge in the Manufacturing & Logistics domain, lean manufacturing principles, ideally related to the automotive industry
    • Experience with MES/MOM Software - Aveva™ Model Driven MES, System Platform (Wonderware Archestra IDE), Aveva Historian, Work Tasks (Skelta) or Enterprise Integrator preferred
    • Experience with LIMS or ELN software - Thermofisher Scientific™ SampleManager LIMS™ preferred
    • Good understanding of UML, OPC UA data modelling concepts
    • Good verbal and written communication skills, willing to support operators on the shopfloor.
    • Easily adapt to multi-cultural environment.
    • Ability to apply Software development agile methodologies
    • Versatile, problem-solving, can-do attitude
Why join us?

Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:
We promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.
We're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.
Team Spirit
Everyone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!
We're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.

Attractive work conditions*
- Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team
- Lunch vouchers
- 50% of local transportation costs financed
- 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT)* conditions may apply depending on type of contract
- Industry-leading healthcare
- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts

For more info on the company, please visit us at
*all positions are open to individuals possessing a Recognition of the Status of Disabled Worker (RQTH)
*conditions may apply depending on type of contract