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Manufacturing IT-OT Systems Engineer

Requisition ID:  12469
Category:  Information Technology
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Manufacturing IT-OT Systems Engineer 


Location: Flowery Branch, GA 

Reports to: Digital Deployment Manager 


SKF is now looking for a Manufacturing IT/OT Engineer to join our growing team.  


About SKF: 

SKF works to reduce friction, make things run faster, longer, cleaner, and safer. Doing this in the most effective, productive, and sustainable way has made the SKF Group a leading global supplier of products, solutions and services within rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, services, and lubrication systems. Services include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring, asset efficiency optimization, engineering consultancy and training.  

You will be part of a team tasked to transform and equip the SKF Group Manufacturing footprint with digital solutions, skills, and knowledge to strengthen World Class Manufacturing for competitive advantage.  


Daily Responsibilities: 

  • Work as a member of the Future Factory Digital Deployment team to deploy the IT/OT systems in the SKF digital platform (technologies and services such machine and network connectivity, sensors, PLCs, servers, databases, data collection, applications, and systems, etc.). 
  • Understand and develop the factories’ current and future IT/OT setup, based on their needs and the capabilities of the digital platform.  
  • Support the factories with the creation of digitalization roadmaps and project portfolios. 
  • Deploy the products and services of the digital platform, according to best practices, defined principles and agreed architecture. 
  • Identify new opportunities and ideas, as well as continuously improve existing solutions, methodologies, and ways of working. 
  • Actively ensure continued learning to grow both technical and non-technical skillsets. 
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure awareness of possibilities and challenges with digitalization, and to ensure commitment and transparency. 
  • Enhance network and data security in business and operations environments. 
  • Support OT/IT team members (technicians, specialists, and analysts) in their roles providing them with coaching and training. 
  • Support the factories (and clusters) with training, hyper care at go-lives etc. 
  • Identify and capture improvements and lessons to continuously improve ways of working. 

Requirements & Experience: 

  • BA/BSc in Computer Science, Mechanical, Electronical, Production Engineering, or similar degree. 
  • Proven experience in working various positions within OT or IT, (preferably both). 
  • Experience in global IT rollouts and deployment projects. 
  • Experience in designing and developing IT/OT architecture, project roadmaps and workflows in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Experience in working with application deployment, server management, server virtualization, database management, network segmentation, routing, and switching for IT/OT environments, firewalls. 
  • Experience in supporting optimization of IT/OT devices, software, and network systems. 
  • Experience in design and implementation of security and data governance systems, protecting both manufacturing and business environments. 
  • Broad technical understanding & hands on implementation experience. 
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and in writing. 

The Ideal Candidate will Possess: 

  • Experience of managing OT/IT transformation and deployment projects in the manufacturing domain 
  • Experience in business analysis and demand shaping 
  • Service design experience. 
  • Team Player to drive continuous change that leads to improvements in the way the organization conducts its business. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills. 


What SKF has to offer: 

  • Opportunity to drive the digital readiness and digital solutions in the fourth industrial revolution for the world's largest bearing manufacturer. 
  • Work in an international environment  
  • Professional growth opportunities 
  • Diverse and global workforce  
  • Challenge and fast pace  


What You’ll Love About SKF: 

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays! 

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and an opportunity for occasional remote work.  

Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living! 

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested).  And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting). 

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all! 




To Learn more about SKF Please visit the website: 





About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA