Do you want to contribute to digitalization of Maintenance in a global organization?

Solution Architect Maintenance

As our Solution Architect Maintenance, you will have the global responsibility for IT/digital solutions within the business area in Elkem. The primary role will be within Maintenance, but you will also support and be the main responsible for ensuring good solutions to the related business processes as purchase and logistics to ensure a holistic solution within maintenance both from an IT and business perspective.

Your role is to translate business needs to IT solution and enable all the business area to identify and make use of opportunities to automate and digitalize processes to improve efficiency for employees and leaders.

You will work closely with our process owners, business units and smelting plants, and have a key role in the achievement of strategic targets. Digitalization is an essential part of our strategy for further growth and development, and you will make a real impact on our digital transformation.

Most important areas of responsibility:

  • Translate business needs to IT solutions and own the overall technical vision
  • Standardize and contribute to automate and digitize the maintenance processes
  • Accountable for operations and support of a portfolio of applications
  • Develop procedures and rules for management of data and structures
  • Continuous improvement and ensure user-friendly solutions and adoption of the tools

Qualifications required for the position:

  • Bachelor or master degree in business economics, engineering, information systems or equivalent work experience
  • Relevant experience from maintenance processes
  • Experience within CMMS (preferably HxGN EAM) and IT implementation projects
  • Knowledge of cloud-based solutions
  • Good communication skills in Norwegian and English

We are looking for a quick learner who can understand and engage in problem solving in new processes and areas. You are comfortable in an autonomous role where you can take initiative and responsibility.

You prefer a structured and transparent work style, and you have the ability to document solutions. It is important to us that you have a service-oriented attitude and communicative skills that enable you to collaborate well with colleagues across the organization.

The position reports to Head of Business Applications in Elkem IT and is located in Oslo, Kristiansand or any of our Elkem sites in Norway.



Region:  Agder Viken Vestland Møre og Romsdal Nordland Trøndelag Innlandet Oslo Rogaland Troms og Finnmark Vestfold og Telemark Svalbard
Job type:  Permanent
Working hours:  Full-time
Working days:  Day
Application deadline:  10/04/2023
Location:  Oslo or Kristiansand
Contacts:  Dina Elisabeth Loennecken (HR), Telephone:  +47 988 24 433
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Elkem was established in 1904 and has over 7000 employees globally. We are a sustainability leader, providing advanced material solutions including: silicones, silicon products and carbon solutions, that help our customers deliver innovation in the areas of: electric mobility, digital communications, health and personal care as well as smarter and more sustainable cities. Elkem is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: ELK).
We are committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment where everyone’s contributions are valued. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds including: age, gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected status.