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Manager, Automation

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The Manager -Automation, Zeeland Supply Center (ZSC) is responsible for managing and leading the Automation organization including strategic planning, supporting the site  manufacturing/utility/facility/quality operations, maintaining the validated status of site automation systems, and managing the automation portions of Zeeland capital projects.



•    Communicates a clear vision for a fully integrated Automation team and develops short- and long-term strategies for site Automation systems 
•    Effectively manage the Automation organization to provide site and plant maintenance services 
•    Provides leadership in the area of plant automation through the identification and introduction of innovative solutions that drive continuous improvement.
•    Maintains the validated status of site Automation Systems by owning and leading appropriate change control policies throughout equipment lifecycle.
•    Collaborate with other departments to ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
•    Develops, supports, and executes capital projects to support changes to existing and the implementation of new plant automation systems. 

Job Requirements:

•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering or IT required.  MBA or other advanced degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
•    Minimum of 7-10 years in Plant Maintenance roles supporting manufacturing and/or utility operations.
•    Familiarity with Rockwell, DeltaV, and OSI PI systems or similar
•    Successful experience in managing people and leading teams in a dynamic environment with a proven track record of developing people. 
•    Demonstrated ability to drive ownership through leading by example, and collaboratively working with a leadership team to drive change in culture throughout the plant.
•    Demonstrated ability to develop strategic investment plans and implement major investment projects according to standards set on cost, timing and agreed to technical objectives and drive improvement of asset/system reliability.



In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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