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OT Expert

Company: Bunge North America
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

Location :St. Louis MOCity :ChesterfieldState :Missouri (US-MO)Country :United States (US)Requisition Number :28559The OT expert will work closely with local site automation engineers, regional automation working group and integrators to leverage technology use, to improve automation communication networks, virtualization, cybersecurity and industrial connectivity in general. They are responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring such technology with a scope of a region.Main Accountabilities
Work together with IT in infrastructure and architecture of networks, aiming at the segregation between IT and OT networks following OT global standards and security policies.
Working actively in the regional automation working group to collaborate and share best practices (wired and wireless networks strategy, virtualization, firewalls implementation, etc).
Manage OT servers.
Manage OT system remote access properly.
Enhance IT-OT alignment and collaboration.
Network virtualization management and monitoring.
Implement the OT global standards regionally.
Management of activities related to OT regionally (assessments, mapping gaps, project implementations and status reporting, timeline definitions, risk evaluation, etc).
Management of the execution of the necessary maintenance, upgrades, and new projects with the operating units.
Identify, development and follow local and regional vendors and integrators performance to support implementation process.
Integration and data communication between the diverse layers of the network, following applicable cybersecurity protocols.
Test OT networks vulnerabilities.
Maintain automation programs backups.
Generate an easy disaster recovery plan.
Identify quality issues, gaps and writing reports, eliminate defects and errors in products and software utilization.
Interaction with process historians, enabling communications and data for deeper analysis.
Interaction with different communication protocols (Profibus, OPC UA and DA, Profinet, Ethernet, DeviceNet, etc.).
Interface with several corporate and local areas, preparation of technical documents, presentations, and reports.
Lead local site automation engineers in all these technologies.Impact/DimensionsAutomation improvement would impact in the company's human and environmental safety, costs, efficiency, reliability, and quality of its products or services.Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)Projects management controlReduce maintenance downtimeNumber of sites under cybersecurity policiesNumber of vulnerabilities detectedManagement/LeadershipStrong Leadership and problem-solving skillsStrong goals-oriented skillsStrong people relationship skillsKey Relationships, Stakeholders & Interfaces (External & Internal):
Key Relationshipso IT/OT local, regionalo Operations (site managers, site production head, regional process specialists, etc)o Regional Working Groups members.o Suppliers, Integrators, Partners.Knowledge and Technical Competencies
Knowledge Tools: Microsoft Office package, BI tools (Tableau Power BI).
Soft skills: storytelling, curious, resilient, organized, urgent census and prioritization of demands.
Strong analytical skills.
Excited about trying new solutions.
Experience with project management.
Siemens and/or Allen Bradlley PLC and scadas programming knowledge.
Network, server, firewalls, VMware, backup, Windows servers, or Antivirus administrator knowledgeEducation/Experience:
Background: Engineering, Automation, Computer Science.
Advanced English (and local regional language if applies)
Availability for frequent travels.Organizational Chart
Reports to: Regional OT and Automation ManagerBunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Bunge North America, Chesterfield , OT Expert, Other , Chesterfield, Missouri

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