Global Head of Automation

Global Head of Automation

John Cockerill

Seraing, Belgium

Context of the opportunity

Govern, develop and manage the strategy of Automation according to resources capacity, expertise plan, the customer requirements, the budget in a most efficient manner.

Nature & scope

Systematically guarantees the performances and results of the organisation for which he is responsible (support position, sector, division, business unit, service or department) by optimal use and development of available resources (human, technical , financial, etc.) and the overall consistency of his actions and decisions in the medium to long term, by adhering to operating practices (Reducing risks and seizing opportunities) and to the Group's strategy and values (sustainable development).

Perimeter

  • All equipment, technologies and automation levels as per Sector’s portfolio;
  • All entities of the Sector Industry;
  • All along the project phases.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensures the global feasibility of the solution (technical, budget, time,…);
  • Delivers roadmaps and coordinate the execution strategy of the project starting from the sales stage;
  • Defines sourcing guidelines (brand selection,…), participate to the vendors selection and leads the make or buy approach;
  • Keeps control of the Sector resources workload;
  • Ensures integrated team through the Sector entities;
  • Implements standardization and proper archiving solutions (library maintenance,…);
  • Minimizes the site commissioning risks (ie. Implement strong shop simulated tests,…);
  • Leads development program in the line with business evolution.

Profile

Background & Experience

  • Automation Engineer related field with Steel Industry;
  • Minimum 5 years in a similar position;
  • Familiar with industrial project environment;
  • Good knowledge of vendors market, available technologies.

Specific skills

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to deliver the message and progress to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated ability to execute on complex and multi-entities project;
  • Confidence delivering strategy and approach to all levels in the organization;
  • Ability to implement process and standardization;
  • Strong leadership for an international multi-entities organization;
  • Autonomous and decision maker;
  • Curious and market watch driven.

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