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Chief automation designer, Delivery Process

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Chief Automation Designer, Delivery Process

As a Automation Chief Designer, you will work with a team of forward-thinking individuals that are well-versed on industry standards and best practices to identify creative solutions for a diverse set of design and engineering challenges. You will lead work in the future design of automation for the E2E manufacturing process to cover full site automation.


  • Plan and lead the detail design work in plant and equipment level automation

  • Take part in designing plant and process level specific solutions

  • Reviewing and achieving the agreed engineering quality, cost and schedule targets

  • Provide technical support to external design offices and all internal groups e.g. Supply, Service and Product Management to facilitate successful design, delivery and installation of equipment

In this permanent position, you will report to Director, Operational Excellence and Safety. You will be located in our Vantaa Head office.

Why choose Fazer?

It starts with the people. You’ll be working in a supportive and welcoming environment, surrounded by colleagues who will inspire you to be your best. We offer you a unique opportunity to participate in building Fazer brand and our new growth strategy. Fazer supply chain community will give you full support on your way to achieve the set targets. We value hands-on attitude, enthusiasm, teamwork, and creativity.

What you'll bring to the team

Strategic thinking, analytical mindset and strong business orientation are needed to succeed in this role. Your approach is process-oriented and consistent, and you tolerate complexity and uncertainty well. You are known for your strong collaboration and interpersonal skills as well as delivery execution skills. You communicate fluently in English and in Finnish.

Your proficiency is based on

  • Bachelor’s or MSc degree required; Computer Science or Engineering preferred

  • 5 years of experience from automation systems, technology, process and services understanding

  • Competence in several areas of electrical, instrumentation and automation engineering

  • Strong experience in electrical schematics, P&ID diagrams, power and control electrification for industrial plants, electrical commissioning experience.

  • Work experience in plant and equipment engineering

  • Understanding of engineering tools: PDM, AutoCAD, EPLAN and applicable PLC programming environments (Siemens TIA portal, Allen-Bradley)

  • Know-how of plant level automation systems and how to combine equipment’s into plant system

  • Understanding of productization

Apply now and join Fazer’s journey Towards Perfect Days.

Read more about Fazer as an employer here and apply via application form  no later than 3.10.2021. We will start processing applications already during the application period, so please send your application as soon as possible.

For more information, please contact Jouko Ahlstedt, Director, Operational Excellence and Safety, tel. +358503433183, preferably on 16.9. between 16-17 or 23.9. between 16-17.


Fazer, The Food Experience Company, enables people to enjoy the best moments of their day. In 1891, the young Karl Fazer opened his first café with a mission to make food with a purpose – and a passion to create moments of joy for all the people around him. Shaping the next tastes, traditions and food experiences, Fazer’s vision is Towards Perfect Days. Fazer wants people to experience the Northern Magic it creates and builds on its strong heritage, consumer first approach and innovations to create the sustainable food solutions of the future. The Group focuses on fast-moving consumer goods, operates in eight countries and exports to around 40 countries. In 2020, Fazer Group had net sales of 1.1 billion euros and almost 8,500 employees. Fazer’s operations comply with ethical principles that are based on the Group’s values and the UN Global Compact. 

Northern Magic. Made Real. 

Chief automation designer, Delivery Process


Julkaistu 15.09.2021

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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