Digital & Automation Officer (m/f/d) for Operations

  • Offstein (Obrigheim)
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

We are an international leading company for functional ingredients for humans and animals. Our production sites are located in Germany, Belgium, Chile and Italy. We market our products in over 75 countries with an international sales Network. BENEO is a member of the Südzucker Group.

Your Tasks

  • Analyse and capture the OT landscape and underlying processes used in production in order to fuel further improvements initiatives (i.e. digitalization, automation, optimization, synergies)
  • Digital Strategy Development: Collaborating with senior management to develop a digital strategy that aligns with the organization's goals and objectives. This involves understanding the current state of IT and OT systems and identifying opportunities for digital transformation
  • Assess systematically the potential for OT-based automation and synergies across BENEO’s business units and support the implementation of related projects in order to continuously improve the production activities, through IT/OT systems and processes
  • Optimize the tools and systems related to the assigned area (i.e. automation system, digital toolbox) to ensure business requirements are reflected
  • Ensure the coordination and collaboration with BENEO/SZ IT-Department and CRDS,  support the development of best-practices, propose improvement ideas and manage improvement projects, to ensure all OT systems and projects are SZ-wide applicable
  • Coordinate the implementation of an OT security framework in order to ensure continuous protection of data, systems and processes.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor Degree in automation/digitalization or comparable training
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Written and spoken English and German
  • Experience in IT systems and platforms (SAP)
  • Good knowledge of PCS7
  • MES knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience in Project management

We Offer

  • Interesting tasks and responsibilities in a growing Business environment
  • Attractive pay scheme and benefits
  • Open communication and flat hierarchies
  • Value-driven company culture



If you are interested we appreciate your online application. For more information please contact:

Doris Kauf
phone: 06359 803 136