Automation Manager
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We are a global market leader in functional food ingredients for both humans and animals, with production sites in Germany, Belgium, Chile and Italy.

With our worldwide distribution network, we market our ingredients in over 75 countries. BENEO is a member of the S├╝dzucker Group.

Your responsibilities

  • Implement the operation of the automation maintenance team (both quantitatively and qualitatively) based on the work schedule, ensure that interventions on automation equipment are carried out in a qualitative and efficient manner in order to maximize the availability of most production under the best safety conditions for staff and the food chain.
  • Participate in the planning and preparation of automation maintenance work as well as their proper execution in order to reduce production line downtime.
  • Organize, plan, make contact if necessary with an external supplier and supervise the works in order to carry out all the hardware and software modifications with regard to the programmable logic controllers, the MIS information system, the supervision and the communication networks in order to to ensure their optimal integration into the production chain.
  • Develop the design, install and maintain cybersecurity in coordination with Beneo / SZ central services in order to guarantee the operation and protect production systems, equipment and infrastructure.
  • Propose adjustments and optimization on the functioning of the organization as well as its flows (maintenance departments) in order to optimize the maintenance process.
  • Participate in the implementation of the continuous improvement process with the reliability engineer in order to improve the effectiveness of automation maintenance interventions and the performance of equipment by participating in or organizing breakdown analyzes (type RCA).
  • Animate the activities of his team, coach and evaluate employees in order to stimulate them to perform optimally, to be committed and to develop.
  • Participate in the criticality analysis for automation network equipment in order to define the maintenance strategy, definition of spare parts to be put in the store, and in order to reduce production line downtime
  • Ensure periodic reporting (quantitative and qualitative) according to SZ group standards and participate in Beneo / SZ group automation themes in order to discuss the latest technologies and to guide the investment strategy in the reliability of automation
  • Maintain collaboration with site stakeholders (Production, Utilities, WCC, Mechanical, Electrical, Quality, EHS, HR, Supply Chain, Agronomy) to ensure coordination in actions or decisions leading to overall efficiency .
  • Ensure that regulations and good practices in the fields of IT / OT, hygiene, safety (food and personnel), and environmental impact are applied, executed and documented in order to comply with the laws in force and the various policies of the Band.
  • Participate in the establishment of budgets for the maintenance department in order to ensure that costs are respected in relation to the provisional production plan and to guarantee maximum profitability of the means of production under its responsibility.
  • Your Profile

    Level of thinking and / or experience required for the position :

  • Master's degree in engineering (electrical and automation industrial engineer) with at least 5 years of experience in an industrial environment in a similar function
  • Bachelor in Automation (A1) with 10 to 15 years of experience in an industrial environment in a similar function
  • Technical and behavior skills required for the position :

  • Leadership, Charismatic, Ability to lead a team and work in a team
  • Technical knowledge in LV, MV, HV electricity, instrumentation, automation
  • Good knowledge of computer tools (office suite) and software specific to the function (PRONETAT, MIS, etc.)
  • Very good knowledge of Siemens PCS7 PLCs and WINCC supervision as well as communication networks (PROFINET; PROFIBUS DP / PA; )
  • Ability to listen and communicate with co-workers
  • Knowledge / experience in production techniques in heavy industrial environment
  • Ability to react quickly to anticipate technical problems
  • Reasoning ability to identify the causes of malfunctions
  • Organized, Rigorous
  • Stress resistance
  • Availability, flexibility (on-call, continuous industrial activities), Adaptability
  • English spoken and written
  • We Offer

  • Interesting tasks and responsibilities in a growing business environment
  • Attractive pay scheme and benefits
  • Open communication and flat hierarchies
  • Value-driven company culture
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