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Site Automation & Digital Lead

Job Description

Earthstream are proud to be recruiting a Site Automation & Digital Lead for a Brand New World Leading Consumer Healthcare manufacturer based in Maidenhead

Job Role: Site Automation & Digital Lead

Location: Maidenhead

Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 pa

As a Site Automation & Digital Lead your remit will include:

The role is responsible for automation system performance across the sites manufacturing and utility assets working closely with the wider engineering team to reduce losses and ensure efficient operation, leveraging new technologies and digital platforms to drive the business forward.

Lead and manage the reliability, maintenance and performance improvement of the automation infrastructure across manufacturing, filling & packing equipment and utilities working closely with engineering and operations teams to maximise site performance.

What you will bring to the company:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills and experience:

  • HNC or Engineering Degree.
  • Experience of working in an FMCH and GMP compliant environment.
  • Experience of successfully delivering capital projects.
  • Experience of leading and managing multi skilled technicians and support engineers in the manufacturing environment, to include performance management, objective setting, coaching/mentoring, development and prioritisation.
  • Experience in developing close links with key site customers (quality, operations, EHS).
  • Experience of providing and presenting data and recommendations to site leadership teams to facilitate and influence timely and effective decision making.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering standards and statutory requirements for plant, machinery and workplaces applicable to a large volume consumer products factory.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Capability of designing, specifying, managing and improving control and automation systems including:
  • Instrumentation
  • PLCs - Siemens and Mitsubishi
  • Motion Control
  • Data Acquisition
  • Machine safety
  • Automated Control Networks
  • SCADA / HMIs

What they promise to offer:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Annual bonuses
  • Life insurance and pension plan
  • Private medical package with additional preventive healthcare services for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Health and wellbeing programmes that take care of you physically and mentally
  • Pension plan membership and savings programmes
  • Possibilities of development within the role and company's structure
  • Childcare support
  • Recognition programmes that reward incredible contributions
  • Long term incentives through share ownership
  • Hybrid work options - performance with choice