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Danaher Corporation Solution Architect in Duesseldorf, Germany

The Solution Architect is effectively delivering expertise in designing, building & deploying Esko’s solutions at Customers. Your primary customer base will be converters and trade shops who are seeking to enhance their processes for prepress & packaging management in with the objective to increase profitability in this area.

Who we are:

The Esko product portfolio supports and manages the packaging and print processes for brand owners, retailers, designers, pre media and trade shops, packaging manufacturers, and converters. For 9 out of 10 retail packages, Esko solutions are used in packaging management, asset management, artwork creation, structural design, prepress, 3D visualization, flexo plate making, workflow automation, quality assurance, sample-making, palletization, supply chain collaboration and/or the production of signage and displays. Esko employs about 1,800 people worldwide. Headquartered in Gent (Belgium), its Sales and Service organization is in daily contact with customers all over the globe. Esko is a Danaher company (www.danaher.com).

The Solution Architect is effectively delivering expertise in designing, building & deploying Esko’s solutions at Customers. Your primary customer base will be converters and trade shops who are seeking to enhance their processes for prepress & packaging management in with the objective to increase profitability in this area. Your main focus will be on integrations with 3rd party software, Automation Engine and WebCenter. It’s a results-oriented role where you will work with a diverse range of projects, technologies & customers.

Your responsibilities will be:

Facilitate workshops to discover needs at Esko customers & new prospects. Explore on new opportunities. Communicate outcome in an appealing presentation to Customer, sales and pre-sales. Host scope & design workshops at customers to technically define the solutions to be implemented. Report findings and follow-up with customer, sales & pre-sales. Deploy Esko's powerful workflows, ERP integrations and packaging management solutions from conceptualization till customer acceptance. Provide the appropriate documentation to prepare, execute and complete deployment projects. Harmonize with Esko Product Portfolio teams on market requirements to improve our software. Continuously follow-up on new market trends, new technologies and feel comfortable to present & implement this at new & existing customers.

Your qualifications should be:

  • Endorse to function in multi-functional teams, networking effectively with others to achieve desired goals

  • Operational knowledge of the overall packaging industry, including design, prepress, printing and finishing.

  • Good understanding of the different market segments we address: Labels, Folding Carton, Corrugated, Flexible Packaging and Large Format.

  • Good knowledge on Esko products in general. Expert knowledge on Automation Engine & WebCenter.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to review project results for completeness, quality and compliance with established project standard.

  • Strong client consulting and relationship building skills. Ability to interact with upper level management at customers.

  • Fluent in German & English, both written and spoken. Additional languages are a plus.

  • Bachelor or Master degree (or equivalent professional qualification)

  • Travel required up to 70% of the time

Competencies (personal qualifications):

  • You are independent, eager to give, learn and grow

  • Effective communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written

  • Process oriented and experienced in project, quality, issue and risk management methodologies

  • Strong problem-solving skills and able to run sophisticated business subjects.

  • Technically well-grounded with a hands-on mentality

  • Confident in preparing and delivering customer technical solutions

  • Able to prosper in a fast-paced environment that fosters change, creativity and flexibility

  • Eager to see the possibilities, not the limitations

  • Love to work in a structured, organized way

What we value:

  • We believe that real breakthroughs come from teams that think big and respect each other’s differences – different ideas, different perspectives, and different experiences. We encourage all voices to be heard, both internally as we collaborate and externally as we listen to our customers’ most pressing Needs.

What we offer:

  • We grow talent; we give you the opportunity to develop your career based on your strengths. Esko is a career destination for engaged, passionate and talented people who are driven to seek innovation, growth and opportunity.

  • A career with Esko will push you and challenge you, providing growth opportunities and the prospects to advance your career.

  • If you are a driven high achiever, you will work with committed, like-minded people, giving you the support to reach your full potential.

Native German Speaking

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