Digitalisation of casting

Our client from Central Switzerland is the technology and market leader for the manufacture of special plants for the steel industry. Customers all over the world appreciate its products thanks to their reliability, innovative technology and superiority under the most demanding operating conditions. As an SME and subsidiary of a leading global refractories group, this company has a strong market presence and many years of know-how in the steel industry. To set up and manage the Group’s new Automation centre of excellence we are seeking a – male or female –

Head of Automation and Robotics

As a player from the beginning, you will plan and begin the first activities for the automation of processes that are currently still mainly done manually in steel production. Through the implementation of robust robotics, you will eliminate dangerous tasks while simultaneously improving the steering and monitoring of work processes.
Your tasks
  • Develop automation and robotics solutions for new and existing systems
  • Draft technical, product and requirements specifications
  • Project management and coordination with internal and external technology partners and suppliers
  • Verify new developments from the laboratory
  • Recruit and manage the first employees of the group’s new centre of excellence
  • Global contacts for sales and support
Your profile
  • Degree in electronic or machine engineering or training of equal value
  • In-depth experience in automation and/or robotics
  • Professional experience in hydraulics, electrics and steering technology
  • Current experience in programming process control systems
  • Willingness to travel to the world’s largest casting destinations
  • Leadership experience on a team level
  • Preferably experienced in casting or related fields
  • Very good English skills
As a motivated and communicative individual, you will be able to set up, lead and position a team of various specialists within the Group. You will make your own contributions to developments and will also support your team in technical terms. Professional project management and the efficient collaboration with production partners and the sales department are important to you. The successful establishment of this centre of excellence will also be of great importance for the positive development of your personal career. Do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Titre du job
    Head of Automation and Robotics
  • Entreprise
    Machines / Mécanique / Automation
  • Groupe professionnel
    Recherche / Développment / Engineering
  • Région
    Suisse centrale
  • Numéro d'identification
  • Votre conseiller
    Theodor Klossner
    Theodor Klossner - theodor.klossner (at)
    Rütistrasse 66
    CH-8032 Zürich
    +41 44 266 13 13
Theodor Klossner
Theodor Klossner