Job Title: Manufacturing Solutions Architect – JO1937

Job ID - 1937

Location: Portgate Business Park Belgium BE Belgium Liege Province

Employment Type: Fixed Term


Manufacturing Solutions Architect

Zenith Technologies, now a Cognizant Company is a world leader in delivering digital transformation solutions to Life Sciences. Through our knowledge and expertise in Automation, MES & Digital, we deliver stable manufacturing systems that are optimised to improve operational efficiencies, whilst maintaining compliance. Our specialist engineering teams have the aptitude to deliver and support Pharma 4.0 architectures and solutions covering all IT, OT and IoT applications, infrastructures and services.


Operating across 5 continents and with over 850 skilled employees, Zenith partners with the leading Life Sciences companies globally to provide performance improvements, reduced costs and improve time to market. We are your single end to end partner for consultancy, design implementation, optimisation and support for all applications in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Manufacturing stack.


We’re looking for dedicated, innovative and driven talent to join our expanding team.


“Innovation and change, Join ZT”



  • Member of the Life Sciences Manufacturing practice, responsible for designing and architecting solutions, and ensuring successful implementations in collaboration with subject matter experts and technologists from across the Cognizant and Zenith Business.
  • Collaborate with Cognizant & Zenith /Clients technical and subject matter experts to design and implement solutions
  • Architect solutions with manufacturing operations management space or applications with ISA S95 Level 3 domain



  • Minimum 10 years’ experience designing and architecting solutions in manufacturing applications.
  • Experience working with systems / solutions in pharma or biopharma industry and understanding of design considerations for the applications in this industry.
  • Proven experience in architecting solutions in the area of manufacturing operations management / quality assurance & quality control
  • Strong experience with designing and implementing systems like MES, Manufacturing Intelligence, Serialisation or
  • Good understanding of industry standards for manufacturing (ISA S95, ISA S88, OPC UA/ DA etc.)
  • Should have a broad level of skillset in architecting solutions including Microservices, API, integration middleware and front-end technology etc.
  • Knowledge of industry standards like TOGAF
  • Experience of design or architecting systems for greenfield facilities or capital projects to be an added advantage
  • Track record of engaging with manufacturing executives, product owners and site leads
  • Superior written, communication and presentation skills; with proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing strategic concepts and options to facilitate decision-making.
  • Adept at conducting design workshops and facilitation across a range of stakeholders and client audiences
  • Ability to travel to client manufacturing sites across the continental Europe


Personal Specifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent Minimum Bachelor’s level degree, degree in Engineering or IT highly preferred.
  • Ability to establish immediate credibility amongst their peers, as a professional who is respected for his/her insight and technical expertise.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional and client facing teams.
  • A strong team work ethic with a proven ability to operate successfully in a collaborative, globally matrixed organisation across locations, time-zones and cultures.

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