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INFOR/Lighthouse Systems

Infor recently acquired Lighthouse Systems, a leading provider of manufacturing execution system (MES) software for smart manufacturing. The company’s flagship product, Shopfloor-Online™, helps manufacturing companies manage and improve manufacturing operations across production, quality, inventory and maintenance.  They have customers worldwide in focus industries such as automotive, building & construction, food & beverage, life science, machinery & equipment, packaging, and sustainable energy.  Lighthouse Systems’ MES solution, which can be fully integrated into Infor CloudSuite ERP (enterprise resource planning) systems, will help Infor address a critical customer requirement of 24x7 manufacturing operations.

Position Summary

We are looking for Project Engineers to join us across EMEA!!  Learning and development is available as you start and continue on your career path. You will be part of a Project Services Group that specialises in delivering MES solutions to multi-national manufacturing companies. The Project Services Group is split into small teams that manage concurrent projects of differing sizes. You will join a team, led by an experienced Solution Architects and Project Managers.

The Project Group delivers solutions to customers across Europe. A typical project involves understanding customer requirements; building a fully integrated solution based on our world class MES product; delivering it to a pilot site and then rolling it out across the various customer locations.

You may have heard of Industry 4.0, IoT, data analytics? There are huge investments in the manufacturing sector, as it undergoes a process of dramatic digital transformation. MES is at the very heart of that!  Forming the foundation layer between production equipment and operational management.

Our MES solutions run factories and give our customers huge benefits in terms of quality, traceability, efficiency and effectiveness.  You will be working with exciting technology; our product is state of the art web technology; and internationally recognised as one of the leading products in the market.  The projects are varied due to a wide range of potential scope across Production, Quality, Inventory and Maintenance.  We work across a range of industries from Automotive, Aerospace, Packaging, Life Science, Machinery & Equipment, Building & Construction, and Energy.  Our MES solutions have been deployed in 50 countries, in 15 different languages and we work with some of the biggest names in industry. We deliver solutions that work for customers and solutions we can be proud of, we solve problems and overcome challenges.

Your Responsibilities Include

  • As part of the project team, you will perform all technical tasks related to the project. This will include developing, testing and deploying interfaces; as well as extensions and customisations.
  • Creating dashboards/reports/forms/transactions in Shopfloor-Online
  • With more experience you will be involved in writing specifications and guiding others to implement
  • Configuring Shopfloor-Online master data
  • Integrating interfaces with production equipment, such as OPC and gauges
  • Installation of our MES software and applying any updates
  • Deploying customer packages
  • Testing solutions, evaluation and sign off
  • Supporting customers, troubleshooting
  • There will be some travel to customer sites all over Europe
  • You will be a part of a team from between 2 to 6 people, which is close knit, with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
  • You will also work closely with customers, building our team with theirs
  • Projects are challenging, with many problems to solve
  • Working from or near one of our offices in the UK or Europe. Home working is an option, but you will be required to attend the office during training and development periods


  • We will provide extensive training to support you in understanding the customer environment; our MES product; how to work in projects and to build your technical skills
  • Some training will be formal classroom style; some on-the-job

Knowledge and Skills, You Bring to the Organization

·       Degree – IT Related

·       Strong programming / technical skills

·       Experience within SQL, C# and .Net

·       Someone who wants to work with customers and work in a customer facing role

·       Someone who wants to grow leadership skills

·       Personal qualities: able to understand new concepts quickly, high work rate, attention to detail, autonomy

Infor Values:

Our Guiding Principles set the standard for how we work with one another. They define who we are as an organization and guide everything we do. By applying the same shared values that unleash prosperity in free societies—such as value creation, integrity, responsibility, free speech, and toleration—we encourage one another to take initiative and to challenge the status quo.


We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.