GME Food Preservation Automation Specialist
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Susegana, Italy

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

For that, we employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us on @lifeatelectrolux and to learn more.

GME Food Preservation Automation Specialist

Engineer appliances that touch lives around the world.

Group Manufacturing Engineering - Food Preservation Organization is looking for a motivated Automation Specialist, to join our global team and be part of our company transformation. 
Food Preservation is the Group’s largest global product category, and it is crucial for the Group’s profitable growth ambition. This category is executing multiple key transformation programs that will deliver world-class product architectures to offer consumer relevant and differentiated benefits within the areas of Taste (freshness), accessibility, and sustainability (healthy taste and food waste).

Within Global Operations, the Group Leverage execution requires strong leadership for architecture, technologies and components, roadmaps and management in collaboration with Purchasing and R&D. This will lead to new levels of productivity, quality and performance.


Based in Italy (Susegana) or in Germany (Rothenburg), you will directly report to the Automation & Simulation Manager Group Manufacturing Engineering Food Preservation. While performing the duties of this job, you will be regularly required to use hands on to perform engineering functions around automation manufacturing equipment and process.
You will be in charge to plan, design, develop, automate, justify, maintain and implement manufacturing process and equipment within the GME Food Preservation team.

Main responsibilities:

• Development new equipment and Automated Process  
• Automation Projects Management
• Development new technologies and suppliers
• Cost justification and accountability
• Process and equipment, procurement and implementation
• Train and assist equipment operators, maintenance technicians in areas of responsibility
• Troubleshoot and analyze process and equipment performance for improved quality, uptime and OEE
• Automate existing manufacturing equipment
• Safety


• Analytical - With an eye for detail and the ability to interpret complex data
• Communicative – You can communicate effectively and easily engage stakeholders at all levels
Open minded – You enjoy working in an international and truly multicultural environment and are respectful of different cultural backgrounds
• Continuous improvement mindset – You are goal-oriented, perseverant and focused on quality
• Ability to work in a matrix organization – You build a strong and lasting internal network across functions and regions, working independently to structure team activities in order to produce results
Quick thinker – with the ability to pick up and treat new information rapidly


• Required BS degree in Mechanical, Electronics Automation or Mechatronics Engineering
• Hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical experience are desirable
• Project Management, Automation or Manufacturing Management Specialization 
• Strong knowledge in Manufacturing Automation and multicultural experience correlated
• Previous experience developing strategic direction and leading/implementing automation projects
• A passion for connecting data and making business conclusions and recommendations
• Lean manufacturing background
• Knowledge of manufacturing labor maps



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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'