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Global Lead Operational Technology

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Date: 08-Sep-2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL


Global Lead Operational Technology

Fulltime, JG 20/25

As an Operational Technology professional, you contribute to HEINEKEN’s Capex investment projects across the world. In our projects the Global Lead OT is ensuring a safe, secure and integrated design. And he/she is essential in a successful project execution by contributing during construction, start-up and operation of new, revamped and extended equipment in our breweries.

In addition, the Global Lead OT is contributing to internal projects for innovation, standardisation and quality assurance. And he/she is supporting our Connected Brewery ecosystem by enabling OT data availability.


To be successful in this position we expect:

  • Independent process automation (OT) professional with experience in CAPEX projects
  • Track record of process automation design and implementation in FMCG industry, preferential in food & beverage
  • Skilled in Capital project excellence, supplier relation management, building first time right and being a reliable business partner
  • Expert in PLC-SCADA systems, data analysis, reporting and IT
  • Understanding of global standards like ISA S88, ISA 95 ISA S99, TPM
  • Understanding of latest digital developments in manufacturing: IoT, AI, PCD security


Your work fields

You will be part of Projects and Engineering, which is situated within Global Supply Chain. You will be working in cross-functional project teams consisting of brewing, packaging, utilities, civil engineers and project managers. And you will report to the Head of Process Automation & Advanced Technologies.


We offer you

A work environment where your personality, knowledge and competences are the key to success

  • Gross annual salary between € 60.000 and € 105.000
  • Learning & Development training courses in line with your position and ambition
  • Laptop & cell phone
  • 20 vacation days (flexible budget to buy extra holidays)
  • Compensation for travel expenses
  • Pension plan where HEINEKEN covers 2/3 of the costs
  • Discount on our delicious products



Every day we work with pride on our great products that you've certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home with friends. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. Did you know that brands like Cristal Clear, Royal Club, Heineken 0.0, Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti are also part of HEINEKEN? We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and competencies are the success of our organization. 


Embracing and celebrating diversity is core to HEINEKEN’s purpose of “brewing the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world”. We believe that people as diverse as our brews – including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style – enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates as we champion a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.


HEINEKEN Global Supply Chain

HEINEKEN Global Supply Chain is a special operating company within the global HEINEKEN group. We support all Heineken breweries worldwide in the broadest sense of the word.


How to proceed?

If you would like to learn more about the position of Global Lead Operational Technology or have any questions, please feel free to contact Freek Feiner (Manager Process Automation) via


Selection process:

  1. Apply with CV and cover letter.
  2. Introductory meeting (Recruiter/Business)
  3. Follow-up interview (HR/Business)
  4. A day at the office or an assessment; varies by job group
  5. Job Offer
  6. CHEERS, welcome to HEINEKEN!

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