Head of Automation - Join a Leader in Pharma Equipment Innovation

Head of Automation - Join a Leader in Pharma Equipment Innovation

Job Description

Head of Automation (m/f) - Pioneering Role in a Leading Pharma Equipment Sector

Company Profile:

Our partner is an established frontrunner in the pharmaceutical equipment industry, renowned for its commitment to innovation and quality. Nestled in the region of Namur, this company excels in crafting robotic aseptic filling solutions that serve a global client base. With an impressive track record and accolades for its performance, this organization is a testament to progressive excellence in the healthcare technology sphere.


Your Mission:

The Head of Automation will spearhead a talented team dedicated to advancing the development, production, and management of sophisticated automation systems. Your pivotal role will encompass:

  • Innovation and Development: Crafting comprehensive functional specifications for new systems, defining cutting-edge automation architecture, managing budgets, and synchronizing efforts across international teams for integrated solutions.
  • Project Leadership: Handling client discussions, assessing impacts, orchestrating change management, and guiding project completion, including hands-on commissioning support.
  • Lifecycle Oversight: Streamlining software configurations, troubleshooting, handling post-delivery modifications, and navigating the challenges of component obsolescence.
  • Team Management: Directing a team of specialized automation engineers, matching resources to project demands, and liaising with the Technical Director to ensure strategic alignment.

Skills & Knowledge

Required Experience:

  • A Master’s degree in Automation Engineering.
  • At least 10 years in the realm of machine automation, preferably within a regulated field.
  • Mastery of automation platforms and robotics with a proven record in complex project execution.
  • Demonstrated leadership with a flair for nurturing team growth and development.
  • Fluent in French and English; German is beneficial but not mandatory.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • An individual with meticulous attention to detail, exemplary organizational skills, and a methodical approach.
  • Someone who is not only business-savvy but also a strong advocate for clients and internal teams alike.
  • A leader with a vision, ready to empower a team towards achieving collective success.

Our offer

  • A critical role within a thriving international healthcare technology environment.
  • A chance to be at the forefront of the company’s ambitious growth and innovation plans.
  • A competitive remuneration package complemented by a full-time, permanent contract.

Join us in this transformative journey where your expertise in automation will shape the future of pharmaceutical manufacturing. Our partner is ready to welcome a visionary Head of Automation to their team in the heart of Belgium's technological innovation hub.

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