Project Manager - Digitalization & Automation

Listgrove Ltd
Germany (DE)
Commensurate with experience
02 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager - Digitalization & Automation 
Based in Cologne, Düsseldorf, Aachen region

Job ref:                 EG/45054

Salary/Benefits:   Commensurate with experience

Are you at the forefront of software development for manufacturing solutions?

The Client:

Listgrove is proud to be working in partnership with SIG Combibloc; a world renowned packaging systems and solutions manufacturer.  SIG is at the forefront of developing unique solutions that help customers innovate differentiated products, build smarter filling plants and create interactive packs of the future.  

Every day, SIG meets the needs of millions of people – from breakfast tables and boardrooms to coffee shops and canteens – providing convenient, natural products consumers can trust.

They are looking to strengthen their HMI and develop their customer orientated software solutions by the appointment of this important role. You will work in a dedicated, dynamic and agile team with many opportunities to bring in your valuable experience and realise creative ideas. 

The Role:

For the Global Engineering & Application department based in Linnich near to Cologne, Düsseldorf and Aachen, we are looking for a Project Manager - Digitalization & Automation. 


·    Leading projects for “Smart Factory” solutions in cooperation with SIG automation partners
·    Design, configuration and commissioning of customer network infrastructure (e.g. routers, managed switches)
·    Integration of machine equipment for different digital environments (e.g. MES, ERP)
·    Planning and managing of automation- and MES projects
·    Helping the team to build up additional smart Factory building blocks and solutions

The Person:

·    A solid knowledge in Automation with focus on Software (ideally on Manufacturing Execution Systems) and Networks
·    Confident manner combined with an excellent ability to observe and understand the customer needs
·    Independent and target-oriented working practices as part of a global team
·    Strong communication skills and capacity for teamwork
·    Very good knowledge of German and English
·    Willingness to travel up to 30%

What we can offer you:

An exciting job in an internationally operating company that belongs to the best in its sector. We offer you a technically highly interesting, varied and responsible job within a dedicated team at an attractive remuneration.

If you are interested in being considered for this role, you are encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity by forwarding your curriculum vitae and letter of application via email to

The company has retained Listgrove to manage this project on their behalf and all third party applications will be forwarded for their attention.  Fees will not be payable to recruitment consultancies that send speculative candidate applications.

To apply please contact Ellie Guest
0044 (0) 1789 207070

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

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