Science & Engineering

Site Electrical Automation Project Engineer

R-74909 | Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

The Automation Electrical Project Engineer will be personally responsible for leading the execution of the automation project portfolio in Sheffield manufacturing, integrating the Plant Security, process control automation, obsolescence, and equipment automation. 

This individual will plan, develop and execute capital projects, will support technical aspects of all site projects and be the site senior Automation Engineer.  
You will follow Mondelēz business and innovation processes in project management and ensure that Mondelēz standards are adhered to.

How you will contribute

You will be responsible for: 

  • The development and execution of the site automation & IT/OT (operational technology) roadmap. 

  • Support the plant productivity agenda by providing technical expertise for automation solutions. 

  • Ensure MDLZ engineering standards for Electrical & Automation are adhered to support reduction of total cost of ownership, ease of maintenance, and ease of operation. 

  • Development and implementation of a site obsolescence plan. 

  • Acting as lead for the site automation project portfolio. Ensure compliance with all technical processes. 

  • Liaising with finance, engineering, manufacturing, asset reliability, safety, and quality stakeholders to drive project sign off, risk management, and design reviews. 

  • Managing and lead the execution of automation projects. 

  • Providing expert advice to other projects where they require electrical, controls, and automation input. 

  • Support & coach the site asset reliability team through the development of guidelines, skills definition, maintenance execution, fault finding protocols, change management and spare parts standardisation. 

  • Owning, maintaining, and auditing compliance with electrical and automation system change control. 

  • Support the implementation of an extended support team to 24h operation. 

  • Part of the escalation team for automation, IT/OT, & Cybersecurity incidents. 

  • Responsible for cyber security at the plant, ensuring compliance with MDLZ infrastructure and cyber security standards. 

  • Supporting to site electrical distribution network through attainment and application of HV-Senior Authorised Person (SAP) status. 

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. 


You will bring experience and knowledge in: 

  • Management experience in Automation Projects. 

  • Degree or equivalent experience Electrical Engineering or Automation/Control Engineering field. 

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment, preferably FMCG. 

  • Automation technologies such as PLCs, networks, inverter and servo Drives, process control, automation software (operating and support), SCADA. 

  • Siemens Controllers in both a continuous process and discrete environment (Rockwell also beneficial) 

  • Practical knowledge & experience of IT infrastructure as used within a manufacturing environment; virtual environments, managed networks, client’/server architectures.  



  • Experience as a Site Senior Authorised Person and working on electrical distribution networks (HV/LV). 

More about this role

Work schedule: 100%

The responsibilities of this position are performed within the framework of a regional business model that is defined and managed by Mondelēz  Europe GmbH, Switzerland .

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

At Mondelez Europe, we are proud, not only of the iconic brands we make, but also of the people who make them. Our delicious products are created in 52 plants across Europe by more than 28,000 passionate people. We are the top maker of chocolate and biscuits and a leading maker of gum and candy. We make sure our powerful global brands and local jewels like Cadbury, Milka and Alpen Gold chocolates, Oreo, belVita, LU and Tuc biscuits, and Stimorol and Dirol gums get safely into our customers hands—and mouths. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are. Join us on our journey to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.

Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type


Project Engineering

Science & Engineering


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