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Engineering Specialist Digital Automation

Engineering Specialist Digital Automation

Konolfingen, CH

Konolfingen, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Konolfingen, Switzerland 
Company: Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy 
Act. Rate: 80 - 100%
Type of contract: Permanent contract
Business trips required between 10 to 20%
Technical Degree in Automation (BTS or HES, ES studies) 
Previous experience in Process Automation in operation
Min 2 years’ experience,
The ideal candidate should be eager to learn in a diverse and multicultural team
English is a must to perform in the job

Position Summary

 

Our Research & Development center in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develops for Nestlé worldwide, new products, processes and packaging in the areas of Dairy and Nutrition. The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy plans and develops Innovation & Renovation pipelines to support growth and profitability of our Dairy business via a consumer centric approach. It ensures scientific, technological and manufacturing excellence through the development of the right competences. 

 

Your main missions will be to develop Process Automation, Digital Manufacturing Operation (DMO/MES) and Digital engineering solutions.
Ultimately, you are supporting Capital Investment Project and operation around the globe. Our 50+ factories are producing Sweet Condensate Milk (SCM), Evaporated Milk and Milk Powder. The main processes are liquid handling, evaporation and spray drying.

A day in the life of an Engineering Specialist Digital Automation

 

  • Identify, develop and validate the Process Control, Automation and Digital solutions 
  • Develop and improve the standard process automation packages for SCM and Milk powder manufacturing line 
  • Ensure Electricity, Automation, Process Control, MES deliverables and standards are implemented 
  • Support industrialization start-ups till product commissioning
  • Active participation in the Digital and Automation community of the category (knowledge sharing, training, feedback to design)
  • Actively participate in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different sites (R&D, Org. Units)
  • Coach and guide capex project team members in the area of Digital and Automation
  • Translate Product and Process knowledge into Digital and Automation solutions to enable product and process mastership    

What will make you successful

 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience on control system platform (Rockwell / Wonderware or other)
  • Experience in control system application development, commissioning and maintenance
  • Capability to identify uses cases / opportunities where digital technology will add value
  • Fluent English written and oral communication skills, any other language is a plus
  • Insight and knowledge of dairy manufacturing process
  • Knowledge and experience in operation technologies and data analytics
  • Project management skills, networking capabilities and multidisciplinary teamwork

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. It is present in 187 countries around the world, and its 290,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2,000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites like Ninho. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.  

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Konolfingen, Switzerland 
Company: Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy 
Act. Rate: 80 - 100%
Type of contract: Permanent contract
Business trips required between 10 to 20%
Technical Degree in Automation (BTS or HES, ES studies) 
Previous experience in Process Automation in operation
Min 2 years’ experience,
The ideal candidate should be eager to learn in a diverse and multicultural team
English is a must to perform in the job

Position Summary

 

Our Research & Development center in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develops for Nestlé worldwide, new products, processes and packaging in the areas of Dairy and Nutrition. The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy plans and develops Innovation & Renovation pipelines to support growth and profitability of our Dairy business via a consumer centric approach. It ensures scientific, technological and manufacturing excellence through the development of the right competences. 

 

Your main missions will be to develop Process Automation, Digital Manufacturing Operation (DMO/MES) and Digital engineering solutions.
Ultimately, you are supporting Capital Investment Project and operation around the globe. Our 50+ factories are producing Sweet Condensate Milk (SCM), Evaporated Milk and Milk Powder. The main processes are liquid handling, evaporation and spray drying.

A day in the life of an Engineering Specialist Digital Automation

 

  • Identify, develop and validate the Process Control, Automation and Digital solutions 
  • Develop and improve the standard process automation packages for SCM and Milk powder manufacturing line 
  • Ensure Electricity, Automation, Process Control, MES deliverables and standards are implemented 
  • Support industrialization start-ups till product commissioning
  • Active participation in the Digital and Automation community of the category (knowledge sharing, training, feedback to design)
  • Actively participate in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different sites (R&D, Org. Units)
  • Coach and guide capex project team members in the area of Digital and Automation
  • Translate Product and Process knowledge into Digital and Automation solutions to enable product and process mastership    

What will make you successful

 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience on control system platform (Rockwell / Wonderware or other)
  • Experience in control system application development, commissioning and maintenance
  • Capability to identify uses cases / opportunities where digital technology will add value
  • Fluent English written and oral communication skills, any other language is a plus
  • Insight and knowledge of dairy manufacturing process
  • Knowledge and experience in operation technologies and data analytics
  • Project management skills, networking capabilities and multidisciplinary teamwork

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. It is present in 187 countries around the world, and its 290,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2,000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites like Ninho. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.  

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