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Industrial Control System Engineer

Valeo is a tech global company, designing breakthrough solutions to reinvent the mobility. We are an automotive supplier partner to automakers and new mobility actors worldwide. Our vision? Invent a g

Valeo is a tech global company, designing breakthrough solutions to reinvent the mobility. We are an automotive supplier partner to automakers and new mobility actors worldwide. Our vision? Invent a greener and more secured mobility, thanks to solutions focusing on intuitive driving and reducing CO2 emissions. We are leader on our businesses, and recognized as one of the largest global innovative companies.
Valeo Group is one of the world’s largest Automotive suppliers which is an inspired company focused on innovative products, development and customer satisfaction. Working with us means managing the most advanced and sophisticated technologies.
Our Martos plant is one of the biggest sites within our Visibility Systems Business Group in charge of developing and manufacturing Lighting Products and Electronics. From the latest adaptive lighting technologies to intuitive interior lighting solutions or stylish and design-centric external lighting, Valeo constantly innovates to improve comfort and safety for drivers and passengers alike.
As part of the Site IS team you will assist the Site IS Manager to manage the site production operations effectively, and you will share responsibility with Engineering & Maintenance teams for the IS systems installed on the shopfloor. You will ensure that Industrial IS/IT activities are in compliance with both Cybersecurity and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) standards. You will also assist with the development of new standards where needed.

Your responsibilities:
Manage IS operations on the shopfloor on a day to day basis, including the following actions :
  • Responsible for monitoring and reviewing the ICS assets on the shop floor (Inventory, procurement, licence renewal, disposal), and ensuring that IS contractual aspects are taken into account, such as maintenance and licences.
  • Ensure compliance with Cybersecurity rules, in cooperation with the Site Cybersecurity Officer.
  • Control/retrofit ICS solutions, in terms of availability, practices, Cybersecurity, based on the ICS standards
  • Manage escalation of open issues and related tickets to Regional SSC or Center of Excellence.
  • Train and guide key users, general users and maintenance teams, about ICS standards and operations.
  • Support Industrial team to maintain the operation of Standalone PCs, equipment and devices when they are facing issues.
Coordinate ICS needs with VALEO teams and external interlocutors (IS / IT Vendors, Suppliers) in the different steps of the development:
  • Design :
    • Contribute to IS/IT aspects, for the design of new production lines and systems in collaboration with the Engineering team.
    • Support the Engineering team & suppliers to meet the IS/IT standard requirements.
    • Coordinate Industrial IS/IT Vendors as needed.
    • Coordinate the cost calculations with the purchasing team for necessary IT investments. Manage VALEO mandatory processes for new acquisitions, e.g: NACR, 3PSA.
    • Support the Engineering team to follow IS/IT best practice guidance for shop floor activities.
    • Support the stakeholders on IT developments after receipt of the specifications from the Engineering team department.
  • Implementation :
    • Ensure that documentation such as working instructions, upgrade procedures and package deployment are available at site level.
    • Responsible for the installation of Industrial IT on the shop floor (including Industrial PCs, MES).
    • Support Engineering team for the installation of other supplier software.
  • Testing / Support :
    • Support the Engineering team in integration testing of the implemented solutions,and help them to perform functional tests of new designs.
    • Support Post Go-Live.
Ensure IS processes and policies are applied at site level, as per Valeo ICS standards .
In coordination with Engineering & Maintenance teams and/or the central team, you will :
  • Attend regular meetings with site stakeholders to understand priority issues in the site, and participate in the suggestion / realisation of improvement proposals.
  • Support existing IS/IT standards and work with the teams to fix the gap between site real situation and ICS standards. (e.g.: Backup / DRP, Monitoring etc… )
  • Share responsibility of the ICS 1000 yearly audit & improvements with other stakeholders
  • Identify emerging Industrial Control Systems needs on your site, such as key management, encryption and blockchain.
Desired skills and experience:
  • University degree in (Computer science / engineering / programming)
  • +3 years of experience managing Industrial IT Systems, both Applications & Infrastructure including:
  • Day to day IT / IS operations (support of factory floor applications will be a added value),
  • Previous experience of an MES system (Manufacturing Execution System),
  • Project Management experience ,
  • Previous experience in the automotive industry.
  • Initiative and good responsibility
  • Ability to interact with a different teams to explain and enforce ICS measures,
  • Good Problem solving skill
  • Curiosity / Open mindset for changes,
  • Cybersecurity basics knowledge
  • Good understanding of servers and Infrastructure fundamentals. Networking knowledge (LAN, SCADA, Ethernet, Wifi, Communication Ports(TCP/UDP) etc…)
  • Technical knowledge for Industrial equipments (Industrial PCs, MES, or other supplier softwares)
  • Basic PLC programming knowledge,, IoT knowledge are a plus
  • Advanced level of English

If you DO NOT meet all the requirements, don’t worry, we want to meet you too!
Come to Valeo and discover our benefits! We offer our employees:

– The chance to profit from a customized career plan in one of the most important tech-companies worldwide!
  • The possibility of knowing everything you need about Valeo and your new challenging position with a comprehensive integration plan and a customized buddy program
  • A flexible compensation plan including the possibility of taking out a health insurance and kindergarten cheekbooks
  • Continuous training and language courses at work
– Outdoor activities, regular sport activities and access to our sponsored sports hall with a fantastic paddle tennis court – nothing will stop you!
  • Corporate bus in Martos
  • Canteen
  • Also you will have the opportunity to live in a great place with special surroundings close to Córdoba, Granada, Malaga, Seville…Take a look

and travel with us!

Don´t miss the opportunity of joining us and take advantage of being part of an international company that commits to ethics, transparency, empowerment, professionalism and teamwork. Is that you? We want to know you!

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  • one of the largest global innovative companies, with more than 20,000 engineers working in Research & Development
  • a multi-cultural environment that values diversity and international collaboration
  • more than 100,000 colleagues in 31 countries… which make a lot of opportunity for career growth
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