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Digital Factory Engineer

Posted: 29 Jun 2022 Closes: 30 Jul 2022
6th of October City, Giza Governorate, Egypt Competitive
Permanent & Full-time UNI_R-41276

Company Profile:

At Unilever you are more than your job title, you are part of the world's most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us.

We produce world-leading brands including Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann's and Omo, alongside trusted local names and innovative-forward thinking brands like Ben & Jerry's, The Dollar Shave Club and Surf.

Be part of the most successful purpose-led business in the world. Have the opportunity to see the true impact that you're having in the work you do - every small thing counts.

Job Scope:

The role is responsible to lead Digital Projects end to end from idea stage to full implementation in a manufacturing environment. Additionally, as a part of this role, Manufacturing Digital Lead would be responsible to maintain existing digital systems, lead cyber security agenda and own factory digital masterplan.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for understanding full work processes on site and identifying Non Value-added activities that could be eliminated using digital solutions.
  • Work with Quality Team on site to develop the plan and execute projects to address quality risks and traceability gaps in work processes (batching, inventory management etc).
  • Fully own cyber security program for site, conduct detailed risk assessment and deploy actions for mitigation of all cyber security risks.
  • Maintain strong understanding of IT/OT systems on site to lead projects falling into both automation and IT domain.
  • Enhance factory systems integration for enhanced data capturing in line with WCM vision to achieve maximum visibility and zero losses.
  • Own source codes and version control for all digital programs and lead debugging/resolution for any issues affecting current programs.
  • Own documentation system/Change Management to ensure all existing and new projects are fully documented and sustainably managed.
  • Lead training program on site to ensure Site Technicians/Engineers are appropriately trained to handle current and new projects in Digital/Automation domain.

Professional Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (preferred - Electrical, Mechatronics or Computer Science background).

Experience Required:

  • The ideal candidate should have worked for 2+ years in FMCG/ Pharma/ Automotive factory operations as a Process/Automation /Continuous Improvement Engineer responsible to manage projects and resolution of chronic issues facing manufacturing.
  • Functional experience in writing programs for PLCs AND Windows (preferably .NET). The ideal candidate would have developed fully functional PC or Mobile application(s) end to end.
  • Strong understanding of automation systems (PLCs/Servers/Drives/Automation networks) is required.
  • In Depth understanding of Computer Networks, network topologies, firewalls and automation processes.
  • Strong understanding of Database concepts/APIs and management of cloud environment.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their 'Whole Self' to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.
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