Industry 4.0 Implementation Engineer - Automotive Electrification

Location Basildon
Job type: Contract
Salary: £OPEN RATE
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 55917
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: 12 months
Expiry date: 18 Feb 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​  Position Description:

  • We are seeking a highly skilled Industry 4.0 Implementation Engineer to play a pivotal role in the advancement of our electric motor and battery manufacturing facilities.

  • Based in the UK, with required travel to our production sites in the UK and EU, the successful candidate will spearhead the integration of cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to revolutionise our automotive production lines.

  • This role is central to enhancing efficiency, ensuring product quality, and maintaining our competitive edge in the electric vehicle market.


  • Lead the deployment of Industry 4.0 technologies, including IIoT, virtual commissioning and condition-based monitoring, among many others, to support the manufacturing of electric vehicle powertrains.

  • Collaborate with various engineering teams to seamlessly integrate digital systems into production processes, ensuring alignment with our electrification goals.

  • Drive continuous improvement by installing systems and sensors to enable data analytics for machine health monitoring, predictive maintenance, and production optimisation.

  • Facilitate training programmes and provide ongoing support to staff, promoting the effective use of technological advancements on the shop floor.

  • Regularly assess system performance, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to meet evolving industry standards.

  • Manage full project lifecycles, from initial planning to execution, while adhering to budgets and timelines. Step into the future of automotive manufacturing with us and be a leader in the electric revolution.

  • We are excited to welcome your application.

Skills Required:

  • In-depth knowledge of IIoT platforms and smart manufacturing solutions.

  • Exceptional project management capabilities, with a track record of delivering complex projects successfully.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a commitment to data-driven decision-making.

  • Hands-on experience with robotics, automation, and smart factory technologies. ed

Skills Preferred:

  • Familiarity with a suite of Industry 4.0 applications.

  • Knowledge of cloud computing, IoT analytics, and SaaS models.  

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in technology implementation within the manufacturing sector.

  • Demonstrated success in leading Industry 4.0 initiatives and projects.

Experience Preferred:

  • Prior experience within the automotive industry, particularly in projects related to electric vehicle powertrain production.

  • Experience working across multiple teams, spanning different countries/cultures.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical discipline.

Education Preferred:

  • Industry-recognised qualifications in project management or Industry 4.0 technologies.

  • Master's degree or equivalent in a relevant field.