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Enterprise Architect Domain OT


Schiphol Office, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Job ID:  37573
Estimated Travel:  0-25%
Contract Type: 
Talent Area:  IT

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company's sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility

Role Description:
The Enterprise Architect Domain OT establishes an end-to-end vision for the overall technology landscape regarding the “OT” domain and its position and relation to the broader enterprise-wide (business) technology landscape, including aligning to enterprise strategies, standards, and application lifecycle roadmap.


Working closely together, the team of Domain Architects develops and maintains the architecture artifacts that direct and guide Trivium toward realizing the Target Enterprise Architecture. In this role, the architect takes ownership and proactively supports programs, projects, and initiatives translating the architecture and roadmaps into practical realization, focusing on delivering value. In this way, “stand on the pitch” to share and lead towards the realization of the target architecture.


The Enterprise Architect Domain OT has extensive knowledge and experience in architecting and designing Industry 4.0-based OT architectures. Is communicative and a team player and can translate concepts into practical change. Can balance strategic and conceptual thinking with practical and operational implementation. Has a thorough industrial background and experience and is used to working in an international setting.Experience with Infrastructure as a Code, SD-networking, Industry 4.0, OT communication protocols, a wide range of OT integration solutions, OT data and data context, OT architectures, and OT applications in a factory setting.


Key Responsibilites:

  • Set architectural / technology principles and standards for the “OT” domain in alignment with enterprise guidance considering the OT assets, data, data context, communication protocols, and applying industry 4.0 in a diverse landscape
  • Communicate infrastructure concepts to all levels of management and address infrastructure reusability and services 
  • Ensure that expected infrastructure quality attribute levels are achieved 
  • Actively contribute to the development, assessment, and realization of the Enterprise Architecture and the Enterprise Architecture Governance 
  • Develop domain-specific technology/architecture roadmaps based on specific needs focusing on OT data collection, integration, and contextualization. 
  • Provide overall guidance/direction and collaborate in the development of any needed architecture domain-specific models across business capabilities and technology capabilities 
  • Conduct analysis to determine the best path/ opportunities for solving Architecture Domain-specific or related problems that may include process improvements, system enhancements, etc. 
  • Engage with project delivery teams to communicate, direct, and promote alignment with the “OT Infrastructure” architecture 
  • Identify, analyze, review, and evaluate ideas, projects, and opportunities to develop new OT infrastructure services, products, new technologies, and architectural models. 
  • Collaborate across architecture and business domains to find opportunities for and showcase ideas in the innovation and emerging business pipeline. 
  • Participate in the planning and execution of projects that move ideas from ideation to incubation and prototyping


Requirements for Job:

  • Deep understanding of the OT domain as well as architecture discipline, processes, concepts, and best practices in a manufacturing environment 
  • Breadth of knowledge across business, application, data, infrastructure, security, and integration architecture in a manufacturing environment 
  • Strong strategic planning capabilities with a consulting mindset and proven architecture modeling skills 
  • Effective leadership skills, including negotiation, persuasion, salesmanship, teaching, managing, conflict resolution, bridge building, and being politically astute 
  • Analytical skills like technical translator, abstraction, pattern recognition, logical and holistic thinking 
  • Practical knowledge and experience in the use of ArchiMate, Ardoq, and other relevant architecture, IT, agile, and project management frameworks, standards, and methods 
  • Strong people skills and the ability to engage all levels of the organization, storytelling, and manage expectations 
  • Ability to connect across disparate parts of the organization and understand architecture domain implications of enterprise priorities 
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, and fluent in English. 
  • (International) Travel is expected up to 25% of the average working period


Experience & Education: 

  • Ca 5 yrs experience in the OT Infrastructure domain as Architect in a manufacturing environment
  • Ca 3yrs experience as an Architect related or on an enterprise level.
  • Advanced graduate degree and excellent academic record (e.g., Master, MBA, Ph.D. etc) 
  • Preferably CITA certified 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with I(i)oT, manufacturing processes and automation, OT data, data-modeling, OT analytics, HCI and Edge solutions (Azure Stack), OT as code, data management, in manufacturing environments, manufacturing equipment like PLC’s and industrial automation solutions, IT/OT integration, Industry 4.0



  • Competencies will be assessed based upon the IASA ITABOK competency framework


BRINGING YOUR TRUE SELF TO WORK To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work. #LI-DV #LI-Hybrid LI-JSB