Thales UK Limited

Engineering Transformation Manager - Industry 4.0 (BB-4753F)

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Belfast, United KingdomThales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Engineering Transformation Manager – Industry 4.0

In this new and exciting role you will develop, plan and drive through innovative and core industry 4.0 technology solutions to transform our Industrial and supply chain performance. You will lead industry 4.0 activities to deliver the Industry 4.0 road map from strategy articulation and process design to technology enablement. Partnering with a number of stakeholders you’ll simplify the complex; remove waste, increase flexibility and agility whilst creating tangible value for our business.

We are building a UK Industrial Innovation Lab in Belfast and you will also have the opportunity to manage this lab, working closely with Project Managers to ensure project deliverables are fully achieved.

Your responsibilities:

  • Shape our local industry 4.0 vision though the development of the Industry 4 road map
  • Drive through the Industry and Supply Chain digital transformation journey within this function
  • Establish and manage the UK Innovation Lab within the Belfast site to ensure it is equipped and maintained to the highest standards required to deliver both site, and UK Industry 4.0 objectives
  • Develop proposals for new technologies to ensure we capitalise from the benefits of industry 4.0 whilst managing the risk associated with new technologies
  • Lead and implement digital transformation projects to upgrade the manufacturing capability.
  • Unlock new operational benefits for manufacturers enabled by Industry 4.0 Technologies such as improved asset efficiency, improved quality, reduced cost and improved safety and sustainability
  • Identify and establish the new skills necessary to deliver the required changes to Industrial skills and organisation
  • Your skills and experience:

  • Understand different manufacturing technologies, manufacturing controls and digitisation.
  • Knowledge of how technologies are applied in a low to medium volume manufacturing environment.
  • Understand Industry 4.0 applications (Robotics, RFID, Data Analytics, Augmented Reality, Energy Monitoring, Autonomous Guided Vehicle, interfaces and standards)
  • Practical experience driving through Industry 4.0
  • Able to quickly learn and apply new technologies to evaluate the emerging and changing business needs.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to teach and mentor staff at all levels of the business.
  • Able to motivate and energise a team to achieve desired results
  • Hold or able to obtain SC level Security Clearance
  • In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

    At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here,

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    info Full time

    location_on Belfast, United Kingdom

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