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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      Postcode 5928 in Venlo
    • Date Posted
      January 05,2021
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    Industry 4.0 Lead

    Everyone knows Vistaprint for its business cards. But what many people don’t know is that we print much more than that. We print (almost) everything that can be printed: business cards, posters, mugs, window stickers, flyers, cards, photo gifts, phone cases and much more. And it all takes place in Venlo at our European automated production facility! This is a site of approx. 31,500 m2 where around 500 employees work with nothing but modern, high-tech machines and the latest technology.

    For over 20 years our company has focused on developing software and manufacturing capabilities to transform traditional markets and make affordable, customizable products available to everyone.

    Currently we are looking for an:

    Industry 4.0 Lead (1 FTE)

    As Industry 4.0 Lead you will bring the Vistaprint Venlo plant further on its way towards becoming a Smart Factory. You will be responsible for unlocking improvement and savings potential through digitalization and automation of operations processes. You will work cross functional with various teams like IT, Software, Data & Analytics, etc. on identifying opportunities and implementing them. Building up knowledge and best practice sharing with our global production network are essential.

    Your role will involve:

    • Build and maintain Vistaprint’s knowledge bank of Industry 4.0 technological solutions available in the marketplace.
    • Lead and support IoT initiatives for improved equipment/process monitoring leading to improved decision making within operations. The focus is on improving operations including product and process quality.
    • Conducting feasibility studies, risk analyses, business cases, financial studies for Industry 4.0 projects including automation and Internet of things. Examples (non-exhaustive):
      • Virtual Factory and/or Digital Twin
      • Predictive Maintenance
      • Quality Assurance via image recognition and evaluation equipment and techniques
      • Process digitalization
      • Collaboration robots (Cobots)
      • Use of Artificial Intelligence
    • Creating and implementing a VEN specific I4.0 roadmap
    • Training and assistance of VEN users as an enabler for them to use the particular I4.0 product in their daily work and support them to do increasingly more data-driven decisions.
    • Collaborating with external and internal partners like Data and Analytics, Software teams, Factory Planning, IT, Finance, etc.
    • Working with internal customers to understand their needs and prioritize projects.
    • Support the Vistaprint mission, vision, strategic plan, goals and management decisions.
    • On site presence of 40%

    We are looking for someone with a proactive attitude and good communication skills. Someone who knows how to convince his/her colleagues of the importance of Quality. Someone who is to-the-point and who knows how to prioritise. Someone who is analytical, result-oriented and thinks in solutions.

    In return you will bring:

    • Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics degree
    • 5+ years of experience with shop floor digitalization projects
    • Excellent conceptual and analytical competencies
    • Knowledge of Python / R is a need, familiar with relational databases and associated technology (Snowflake / SQL)
    • Knowledge of standard interfaces in the graphical industry
    • Experience in one or more fields of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning
    • Experience in Cloud Architecture (AWS), Network design and IoT projects
    • Proven project management and implementation skills in manufacturing
    • Persuasive presentation skills
    • Team player with exceptional communication skills

    What’s in it for you?

    Vistaprint is an organization that is constantly developing thanks to her growth. By using the latest machines and technologies we can continue to guarantee this growth. This means that our employees are also developing and growing. You will be working in an organization with many different development opportunities. Although we are a global organization, our corporate culture is informal and accessible. The door is open for everyone.

    Here at Vistaprint we believe in our 6 cultural behaviors:
    We are authentic
    We continuously learn and adapt
    We operate with our hearts and our heads
    We co-create solutions
    We act like owners
    We hold the bar high

    We have good working conditions and benefits/perks, including:

    • Flexible working hours (between 7 AM and 7 PM)
    • Possibility to work from home
    • Travel allowance
    • Pension Plan
    • 28 vacation days per year
    • ‘The Break Award Program’: a two week break after every fifth continuous year that you have been under employment.
    • The possibility to purchase 5 extra vacation days per year.
    • A lot of growth and develop opportunities

    We are looking for the best talent no matter what your rass, gender, race, religion, nationality, background, age and sexual orientation is.

    Interested? Click to apply directly! If you have any questions, please contact our Recruiter Cemre Hayirli:

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