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Do you wish to develop your management skills and technical competencies in an international company with an intriguing workday, making machines, components and process equipment more intelligent?

GEA is technology leader for a wide range of technologies, and in Søborg we are GEA’s global technology center for industrial drying and powder technology. We maintain the position as technology leader through a high activity level in our Product Development Department. Here we have the responsibility for large as well as small development projects, that starts from idea generation, whereafter we develop the specific solutions, makes prototype tests, create documentation and finally offer support to product launch.

The department Product Development currently consists of two sub departments within mechanical and process development, and we are now extending our development activities to include digitalization and automation. Therefore, we are looking for a Group manager for this newly established team.

You will get the responsibility for leading and building the newly started group Digitalisation and Automation R&D. The team’s primary responsibility is to drive digitalization projects, standardize solutions within IoT, connectivity and data analysis, but also to develop simple sequential as well as advanced machine control in relation to the development of new equipment and existing equipment upgrades. That will i.e., mean work with digitalizing, cloud-solutions, control algorithms, logic in controllers / PLC’s and overall make sure that sensors and actuators play together, and relevant data is send home.

Over time, the number of projects will grow, which needs implementation of i.e., artificial intelligence, soft sensors, data collection and treatment of advanced data analysis. We also foresee, that the need for developing more advanced software in Windows and /or Azure Cloud to accelerate digitalization of our equipment and implementation of Industry 4.0, will arise. GEA, we have dedicated personnel, to provide the right tools and support with for development. But the task of Digitalisation & Automation R&D, is the specific implementation on our drying- and powder handling equipment. The range of development projects is wide. The focus is on digitalization and machine control, but some of the projects include automation for entire or parts of a production plant, including overall analysis of data across equipment and installations.

The position is at Group Manager level, so experience in managing, leading and developing people is preferred. As the team is new, you will be managing some development projects yourself while you further develop the team. You will work with technology development in a large organization, and therefore great social skills and the ability to create a value adding network is crucial. This includes stakeholder management and seeking out collaboration with relevant colleagues.

You hold a M.SC or similar and have a solid theoretical background and extensive practical experience with development of digitalization, automation and machine controls. You have experience from digitalisation projects and have worked with Industry 4.0. Industry specific knowledge and experience with project management is a plus.