Head of Automation IT

Selangor, Malaysia
Reference No: 18720

What's the role?

We are looking to hire an Automation professional for the position of Head of Automation IT to be responsible for development & delivery of their Automation Strategy. As a key member of the Corporate function and Automation IT, you will work with strategic automation partners, stakeholders and internal customers to deliver process simplification and business optimisation using automation technologies. Head of Automation IT will partner with organizational leaders (IT & Business) to optimize work through streamlining processes that improve outcomes across people, process, and technology. You will lead RPA, Automation testing & performance testing day-to-day operations, managing the onshore and offshore development team and third party providers supporting Automation operations.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 55 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.

Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.

What does the role involve?

The Head of Robotics will be responsible for the thought leadership on industry evolution, identifying new applications for automation technologies and for building and implementing solutions which transform the operational capabilities of the business. You need to establish long term vision for automation supporting business capability needs and technologies. You will also lay the framework for smart automation at Hilti using process automation, cognitive and machine learning capabilities. You will lead, manage and grow the Automations technical team and all vendor arrangements as the program matures and volume of automations running and in development increase over time. You will be expected to oversee automation project plans, manage deadlines and dependencies and coordinate Automation IT team activities.

We live diversity and inclusion. We develop and manage our team members based on trust and empowerment. Our values are integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit, further our teams personally and professionally, get the best value for each employee and increase the job satisfaction. Additionally, we offer you a wide range of benefits.

Why should you apply?

Become a valuable member of our highly professional and international team of IT experts and meet the challenges of a global multinational company using latest technologies. You will have the freedom to act in the responsible area with career prospects in a dynamic environment, excellent opportunities to develop yourself to higher levels and wider range of knowledge. Our team in Kuala Lumpur, is a fully recognized and respected competence center that is covering all relevant areas of IT. 80% of the top positions are filled internally. We have a clearly defined career development track for every individual employee and an excellent team whom are duly rewarded by performance.

What you need is:

  • At least 5 to 8 years of experience in business requirements, business process understanding, system analysis in supporting business application implementations and application programming.
  • Experience leading highly-effective, cross functional teams
  • Thoughtful leadership and innovative thinking
  • Positive customer service attitude
  • Advanced communication skills, including business/technical writing and presentations
  • Experience in working in an international/virtual/geographically dispersed team
  • You will possess a personality and outlook that is visionary, enthusiastic, energetic, with a "Can Do" attitude. You will be open minded, hands on with a willingness lead by example and able to conduct rigorous and robust conversations.

We hope to hear from you soon!

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