Wipro Limited

Digital Manufacturing

Job Location:  Bangalore
Job Description:  SkillSet: big data analytics, subject matter expertise, continuous improvement facilitation, big data, supply chain.

Industry Lead CPG, I4.0- Digital Manufacturing

Job Profile

Discipline / Location

IDEAS - ERD -I4.0 Digital manufacturing Pune, IN as base Location


We ae looking for an Industry Lead- CPG to join our I4.0-Digital manufacturing practice. This role is well suited for a highly motivated, growth-oriented, business and technology leader. Ideal candidate is a CPG manufacturing expert with knowledge of manufacturing pain points, business processes, solutions and systems landscape.

Industry lead will be responsible for developing practice strategies, generating demand for the I4.0, digital manufacturing solutions in CPG market segment. Candidate should have experience in building, selling and deploying I4.0, digital manufacturing solutions for the CPG industry. Industry leads are expected to be thought leaders having pulse of emerging trends and technologies. In this role industry leads will interact extensively with customers, collaborating with sales, pre-sales, marketing, solutions, delivery and ecosystem partner teams.


  • Drive business development and opportunity pipeline for I4.0-digital manufacturing practice.
  • Bring subject matter expertise in Wipro s overall I4.0-digital manufacturing offerings to support client requirements
  • Provide functional or domain experience within the CPG manufacturing industry segment
  • Advise customers on I4.0 transformation journey. Understand, assess, and validate client s business requirements
  • Assist the CoE and solutions team in strengthening Wipro IP s, frameworks and accelerators for I4.0 practice. Aggressively drive initiatives to create standard, repeatable and scalable offerings.
  • Collaborate with sales and pre-sales teams to support customer engagement activities from opportunity development to securing orders
  • Collaborate with solutions team, ecosystem partners and delivery teams for flawless project execution


Industry leads are senior leaders in the practice organization, with significant influence on practice strategy, offerings, and ecosystem partnerships.


  • Bachelor s degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • Master s degree in engineering, MBA or related field of study (preferred)
  • Overall 10+ years of experience working with a CPG company, or selling into the CPG manufacturing industry, with deep knowledge of I4.0 and digital manufacturing solutions
  • At least 5+ years of experience in manufacturing company IT/digital organization, or experience selling and delivering manufacturing digital transformation solutions as a software vendor/ consulting/ systems integrator organization.
  • Demonstrate ability to have discussions / workshops with customer CXO/Senior business leaders
  • Ability to develop strong trusted partner relationships with customers and sales organization.
  • Should have knowledge of industry standards like ISA 95 /ISA 88
  • Along with understanding of traditional automation pyramid layers, should have good understanding of emerging technologies like IIOT architecture and platforms, cloud/edge, big data analytics, AI/ML, and 5G
  • Should have excellent functional understanding of BOM, WIP, Production scheduling, Capacity planning, Track and Trace, MRP, Quality management, Maintenance management, Warehouse management, SCM, Quality, OEE, Material management.
  • Experience in Manufacturing Analytics, Product Quality Analytics, Manufacturing Process/Value Chain Mapping, Product Supply Chain, MES/MOM, Manufacturing process development.
  • Experience implementing end to end solution using any MES such as Apriso, Proficy, SAP ME, Siemens SIMATIC IT etc. covering requirements, gap analysis, design, system configuration, development, testing, deployment and support phases. (Preferred)
  • Experience in either business development and/or developing and scoping new projects
  • Strong business acumen, ability to understand and articulate business value.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Very good interpersonal, facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Willingness to travel - up to 50%

Functional Area:  Production
Experience:  5 - 7 years
Qualification:  ("Architecture in B.Tech/B.E") OR ("Marketing in MBA/PGDM")
Salary:  7 Lakh to 10 Lakh INR
Wipro Limited
Job Ad publication date: 17 Apr 2021  

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