Graduate Opportunity

Manufacturing Plant IT and Operational Technology Lead

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Do you love to apply your deep IT knowledge to delivering technology-based business ideas and capabilities? Would you like to work where business, innovation and technology meet to build something unique? Looking for something new? Can you see yourself managing IT services for a top-notch international manufacturing facility?

In P&G IT - whether your role is to craft an IT innovation strategy for a business, help our plants run always-on, enable millions of trucks to move efficiently, or handle a strategic supplier in our state of the art service organisation - your real passion for technology and its business application is recognised and rewarded.

In this role, we entrust you with overseeing all IT and OT (Operational Technology – run the machines) operations in London Manufacturing Plant. You will act as the CIO for the market for which you will be leading with accountability to the Plant Manager and PS GTM Director for the region Leadership reporting to GBS Plant IT/OT Region leader.

Product Supply at P&G

"Within six months of joining the company, I was given the opportunity to take on management of a multi-million pound project."

Key Responsibilities 

  • Being on the Plant Lead Team - you engage manufacturing/supply chain management on IT/OT strategies & projects.
  • E2E IT Master plan and portfolio integrated with PS Site Digital Strategy.
  • Drive operational excellence and compliance on IT & OT Infrastructure & Networking.
  • Handling partner concerns for IT/OT Issues & all Global IT services at the plant.
  • Owning IT master plan in cooperation with site digitisation manager.
  • Handling IT Budget & invoices.
  • Driving global projects integration in the facility and local projects execution, ensuring project benefits come true.
  • Monitoring of site operations and collection of site vulnerability data, development of plans to address vulnerabilities.
  • Working with sector digitisation/innovation managers’ site masterplan; anticipating & communicating future needs & innovation opportunities to sector management & service lines.
  • Driving delivery of innovations ideas reapplying existing services or developing new solutions.


  • Bachelors / Masters in a quantitative degree (Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technologies etc.).
  • Previous work experience of minimum 2 years.
  • Experience in managing IT portfolio with clients and handling external partners.
  • We will warmly welcome previous IT experience in Supply Chain and/or Network solutions.
  • Demonstrated success in effective leadership, problem solving and priority setting.
  • Business – level fluency in English both written and oral.
  • Collaboration/Vendor/Partner Management - Lead and drive effective work in a highly matrix organisation. Work well across diverse teams, functions, and organisations. Demonstrated ability in building strong working relationships with all levels of leadership and be respected as the guru in their field in the plant environment.
  • Leadership: Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a 'start‐up' type environment. This role will play a huge part in identifying the work processes and business processes necessary to ensure Operational Excellence in a Plant environment.
  • ITIL and Cisco Certification is a plus.

What we offer you 

  • Responsibility from Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your role from the beginning being valued as the expert from the start.
  • Recognised cutting edge IT/OT skills – we give you the opportunity to join a network of highly skilled IT/OT professionals.
  • Continuous coaching – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.
  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance.
  • Competitive Compensation & Benefits: We offer a competitive competitive compensation and benefits package. This includes pension, life assurance, health insurance, flexible working, a stock ownership scheme and other social benefits. Regular salary revisions and possible promotions - all in line with your results, performance and potential.

About us 

P&G is one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies and home to iconic, trusted brands that make life a little bit easier in small but meaningful ways. We have one of the strongest portfolio’s of loved and trusted brands such as Braun®, Fairy®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Aussie®, Oral-B®, and Pampers®. We’re consistently recognised as one of the UK’s leading employers.


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Job ID Number: IT 00001964
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  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • London (West Thurrock)
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  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

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