Specialist - IT Manufacturing

Job Id:  5784

Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India

Department:  Infrastructure
Function:  Information Technology
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level

about upl:                                                                                     

UPL is focused on emerging as a premier global provider of total crop solutions designed to secure the world’s long-term food supply. Winning farmers hearts across the globe, while leading the way with innovative products and services that make agriculture sustainable, UPL is the fastest growing company in the industry. Our successes in the field add up to powerful financials. UPL delivers results from protecting crops that translate into attractive investor value. Based on the recognition that humankind is one community, UPL’s overarching commitment is to improve areas of its presence, workplace, and customer engagement.


Our purpose isOpenAg’. An Open agriculture network that feeds sustainable growth for all. No limits, no borders.


JOb Responsibilities:


  • Understand manufacturing IT needs of customers and implement relevant IOT technology in shopfloor environment
  • Work on shopfloor machine integration to IOT platform and provide consulting to customer to analyse machine data
  • Engage with global cross-functional teams (namely customers, IOT/Digital Factory, MES, IT infrastructure) to identify potential digitalization possibilities that brings value to business and lead projects right from prototyping to solution implementation
  • Inspire regional teammates and customers for digitalization and conduct training to build digital knowledge Provide support of Client Windows Operating Systems, Office Applications, and IT related services Responsible for the local site level Network Switch Room which includes WAN link and network infrastructure equipment
  • Cascade IT communication to local site users
  • Collect local management and user feedback on IT services and provide inputs to the leadership team continuously improve IT services
  • Continuous monitoring of operations and proactive development to improve user experience
  • Support onsite infrastructure project rollouts
  • Recommend solution and ideas for improvement and optimization



  • Bachelor’s / Master’s in computer application/studies/Information Technology
  • Experience as Digital/Industry 4.0 execution and/or IT Infrastructure Engineer
  • Knowledge on ITIL process
  • Basic knowledge on project management
  • Knowledge on machine-to-machine communication protocols such as OPC UA, MQTT etc.
  • Experience in Java programming and web application development will be preferred
  • Experience in connecting shopfloor machine to IOT platform is desired
  • Knowledge in analyzing machine logs is desired
  • Experience in troubleshooting Windows and client related topics
  • Technical knowledge of client end point and printers, software & hardware configuration troubleshooting and follow-up
  • Able to explain technical concepts in non-technical language
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to quickly understand technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and picture.


Location: Ankleshwar, India

We are one team, for maximum impact. One team with shared goals. We all play for the team and no-one plays against team. We have a laser-like focus on what our customers need and want, on anticipating their future needs and how we can create innovative solutions and experiences for them.