GME Advanced Automation Manager
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Porcia, Italy

GME Advanced Automation Manager

Make a world of difference on a global scale.

At Electrolux, we are on a journey to shape living for the better. By creating desirable solutions and great experiences that enrich peoples’ daily lives and the health of our planet, we want to be a driving force in defining enjoyable and sustainable living.
Within the Global Manufacturing Engineering – Automation unit, you will drive the Advanced Automation Team to assess new technologies and develop new solutions for Automation Processes within all Business Areas.


Based in Italy (Porcia), you will report to the Global ME Director Automation and Home Comfort.
You will have as main interfaces in the organization: Standarization Project Leader, GME Automation Program Mgr and Team, GME Product Line Directors and BA Managers, Global Connectivity and Technology Center (GC&T), Open Innovation Board, Business Area (BA) Automation Leaders, Automation Project Leaders, Suppliers, Global Digital Operations Team.
You will be responsible for:

• Being the global reference for Advanced Automation Solutions within Global Manufacturing Engineering and with Other departments like GC&T, Open Innovation board, advanced development, …
• Defining and apply the strategy for Advanced Automation within Global Manufacturing Engineering. 
• Drive a group of engineers to assess feasibility of new technologies from a technical and business case point of view.
• Developing new solutions to be applied to existing processes in our factories.
• Benchmarking and supporting on the definition of standard components and guidelines for a given solution.
• Collaborating with Automation Project leaders, Automation Integrators and Suppliers in the application of these new technologies.

Pre-defined Application Fields:

- Industrial Vision systems & Machine Learning
- Collaborative Robot Automation
- Advanced Robotic Tools (i.e. tools for Bin-Picking, Automatic Wiring,…)
- Simulation and Off-Line programming
- Sustainable Packaging Automation
- Automation Monitoring and control

Main KPI’s:

• Conversion Cost reduction through application of new technologies to automate processes.
• Project implementation timing and budget.


- Go the extra mile - You take initiative and work proactively to deliver results. 
- A true team player - You work in a Matrix Organization and with virtual Teams.
- Problem-solver - You see challenge as opportunity. 
- Communicative - Whether face-to-face or on the phone, you can communicate plans and articulate your ideas with colleagues at all levels.
- Agile - Both reactive and proactive, you work efficiently and flexibly, to deliver results. A fast thinker with ability to pick up and treat new information rapidly.
- Influential - You know your stuff and can articulate it well, building a case that is sound and people can buy into.
- Open minded – With a curious approach, you are innovative in finding new solutions.


•Engineering University degree (Bachelor or Master) with over 10y professional experience in industrial automation.
• Knowledge and implementation experience on some or all the defined application fields: Collaborative robot application, Industrial automation, Vision and Machine learning, advanced robotic tools, Automation monitoring and control,… 
• High Experience on BOTH industrial project implementation AND on research and development projects.
• Good communication and collaboration Skills.
• Good analytical and methodical problem solving skills. 
• Ability to work in multicultural teams, open and innovative mindset Goal-oriented, persevering, focused on quality and meeting deadlines. 
• Available to travel internationally.

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'