Group Automation Engineer

As Group Automation Engineer you are responsible for the implementation of the SCADA/Data strategy in all sites of La Lorraine Bakery Group. You make sure the systems are implemented in each site and that the necessary information and visualization is available. Furthermore you will support the local automation specialists in the knowledge building and the maintenance of these systems.

Jouw functie:

  • You are able to gather and translate the needs for this system in close collaboration with the Group support functions, and make sure the specific site needs are included. In this you make sure the defined standards are applied.
  • Implementation of machine data logging, visualizations and other functionality for the defined projects (pilot and roll-outs). External specialists are used to make a good definition of the standard methods, so the solution can be transferred to other sites.
  • You make sure that the local automation specialists are included in this work and are trained to be able to maintain and diagnose the applied solutions.
  • The second line support for all implementations in (PLC) automation and Scada is provided. You are leading the standardization and supporting the maintenance of the automation / Scada layer.
  • You are or will become the technical expert in this matter for the current set up and the future technological challenges and evolutions.
  • You are strongly triggered to follow new tendencies in the market to make the best possible solutions for the La Lorraine Bakery Group.
  • As Group Automation Engineer you will report to the Group Automation Manager.

Jouw profiel:

  • Skilled in PLC programming (Siemens S7, TIA portal, …) and Scada configuration (Win CC).
  • You have project management skills and experience.
  • You have leadership skills to set up a standard and you are able to train local automation specialists and enforce the usage of a system.
  • Strong listening skills to understand needs from business users and translate those to what has to be programmed and configurated.
  • Strong in troubleshooting and supporting of the system.
  • You have affinity with production operations: technical service, safety, quality, maintenance, reliability.
  • Next to your good knowledge of the technical elements, you have a pragmatic, no-nonsense and entrepreneurial personality.
  • You are fluent in English (both written and spoken); Additional knowledge of other languages is a plus.
  • You are prepared to spend 10% of your time travelling to the international manufacturing sites in the Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Turkey, etc. The rest of the time you will work from one of the La Lorraine production sites.

Ons aanbod:

  • You will join a growing Belgian family business active in the European bakery sector.
  • Every day, more than 4,000 enthusiastic colleagues produce and sell high-quality bakery products to consumers, supermarkets and the catering industry. This is a unique opportunity to work within a company with a strong vision, that continues to grow and innovate in top products.
  • We offer you a fascinating and varied role with growth opportunities and the chance to focus on developing areas co-defined.
  • At La Lorraine Bakery Group, entrepreneurship is strongly appreciated and there is room to take initiative.
  • You will join a team of driven and enthusiastic (international) colleagues, who are happy to share their knowledge and help you grow and develop. Our LLBG Academy supports and develops our employees through various training initiatives. By developing everyone's talent and expertise, we can all become the best version of ourselves.
  • You will be part of an organisation with strong growth ambitions that also wants to take responsibility for the environment and society. We are committed to meeting today's expectations in a sustainable way, with our future generations in mind.
  • We value our employees and invest in a happy work environment through various initiatives such as: sports and wellbeing activities, respect for worklife balance through 1 day/week of homeworking and flexible working hours.
  • In this function you will enjoy an interesting financial package including meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance and group insurance, complemented by 30 days of vacation that can be planned freely.
  • Our products take centre stage and you can literally taste our passion every day.

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Contract Permanent employment contract
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What does the application process entail?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be happy to talk to you about our expert and management vacancies as well as our open positions in our production sites. The steps you will go through during the selection procedure can vary for each position. After an interview with HR and an interview with the manager, there may be a personality questionnaire or assessment centre for example.

La Lorraine Bakery Group does not discriminate applicants based on age, gender, culture, social background, religion. Whoever you are, for us it is all about passion, drive, mutual respect and talent.

Are you interested in working with us? Then don’t hesitate to apply!