Manager Production IT / Industry 4.0 (m/f/d)

  • «A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.»
    (Lao Tsu)

    Are you at the pulse of time? Do you appreciate being one step ahead? Are you an ambitious expert in the field of digitalisation? Do you love a striking challenge? Do you value global cooperation? Are you a reliable partner to your stakeholders and a trustful leader of your team? Is project management a passion of yours?

    We are hiring a reliable, ambitious, dynamic, self-driven, resilient, and globally experienced leader as

    Manager Production IT / Industry 4.0 (m/f/d)

    for Georg Fischer Piping Systems AG. They are one of three divisions of GF, headquartered in Schaffhausen (Switzerland). The division is a leading supplier of piping systems made of plastics and metal. GF Piping Systems focuses on sustainable system solutions and high-quality components for the safe transport of water, chemicals, and gases, as well as corresponding services. In over one hundred countries through its own sales companies and representative offices and with more than thirty production sites in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, GF Piping Systems supports customers in the fields of utility, industry, and building technology.

    In this key function of great strategic impact within the Centre of Competence Manufacturing Technology, you define and implement the strategic digital roadmap for global operations together with your team of experts in close collaboration with the global sites. The technical and organisational concepts you develop ensure the minimisation of cyber threats and network vulnerabilities. You are responsible and accountable for the development of technical concepts, technologies, and solutions, which support the strategy of GF Piping Systems and the GFPS Operational Excellence Journey. Creating standards and specifications supporting the strategy is another aspect of your responsibility. Together with your team you roll out standardised, globally usable solutions in close collaboration with the global network and relevant stakeholders and you are responsible for leading and managing complex projects.

    For this challenging role a university degree or equivalent in IT is a must. Your distinctive experience within Industry 4.0 and at least 5 years’ experience within the field is a prerequisite when leading and managing global projects. Knowing «how good looks like» is part of your expertise. You bring along a proven track record of identifying business and operational needs as well as in depth experience in deriving and implementing impactful and practical strategic roadmaps for the digitalization of operations. As a team and project leader, you are capable of managing various demanding stakeholders, as well as a team of direct and indirect reports by building sustainable relationships.

    If you know how to maximise operational performance by digitalisation, if you understand the challenges of Cyber Security (Operational Technology Security) and production IT infrastructure, if you are a passionate team leader with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, if you are willing to put in more than average commitment and engagement, if you find at least one solution for every problem and if you inspire and support your team relentlessly, you will find a distinct challenge that allows you to show your expertise and ability and to draw on the full potential of your skills. This position requires the willingness to travel, impeccable English is a must and being fluent in German will be of advantage.

    Interested in this striking challenge? Please send your application (CV, certifications, diploma) to:

    Alge Consulting GmbH

    Graziosa M. Alge

Talent Acquisition Specialist (m/f/d)Projektleiter:in Schienenfahrzeuge / Mitglied des Kaders