Description du poste
Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life.
High Temperature Solutions (HTS)/Calderys is an Imerys Business Area which serves three core markets – Refractory solutions, Foundry & Metal flow, and Absorbents.
We combine unique business expertise to provide customized and innovative solutions from our 35 plants along with end-to-end value-added services to all our customers.
Being an international business, we offer to our more than 2500 employees a world of opportunities in our various locations in 33 countries.
The incumbent will be a Digital Transformation Expert and will lead the implementation of the digital strategy and then largely contribute to the deployment and successful commercialization of that strategy and related initiatives.
The role will lead Digital Transformation initiatives for the Business Area and will be accountable for organization effectiveness and efficiency in implementing the strategic digital transformation plan.
Must be able to provide leadership, coordination, and direction for management of key initiatives in the 1 to 5-year business horizon to ensure delivery of the HTS digital transformation plan.
From his/her strong technology background, he/she will contribute to reviewing and implementing strategic digital transformation roadmaps.
Working closely with the Senior Leaders in the organization, he/she will be responsible for building strong relationships with the business, building high performing teams, and creating valuable solutions that align with the business and technology long term plans, ensuring business efficiencies.
Partner with the business to execute digital transformation strategic roadmaps that are aligned with business strategies and highlight opportunities for transforming the business by embracing advanced technology capabilities
Support the evolution of digital marketing strategy as per business needs
Ownership of digital strategy execution including both internal and external resources.
Communicate and promote digital opportunities and manage stakeholder alignment and communication on digital transformation work
Lead digital transformation initiatives/projects that deliver on the strategy, bring value, for a new approach to becoming more digitized and capable of more real time analytics to support timely decision making and unlock speed to market
Manage transformation projects as per the validated timeline and objectives ensuring a good collaboration with all stakeholders
Triggering new business solution ideas/opportunities in line with strategy
Build flexible digital capabilities that can be utilized across the business
Leverage data analytics to identify opportunities from R&D and Sales measuring the value generated by possible improvements
Leverage existing technical skill sets, develop new ones, or work with consultants when appropriate to drive results
Recommend and implement process improvements, and technical solutions to support business
Is aware of new emerging technologies in the digital field, including trends/challenges/roadblocks.
Collaborate well across the organization and with external partners
Demonstrate the ability to lead across functions
Proficiency in 4.0 ecosystem and related IT
Experience in the development of a Digitally enabled product and/or service
Exposure to needs based analysis and business modeling
Professional background and technical knowledge in High Temperatures industries is a plus
Leadership background with a proven track record of delivering on strategic plans/roadmaps
Ability to come up with innovative solutions to create market advantages
Ability to communicate and influence multi-disciplinary teams developing strong partnerships across functions to drive measurable collaboration, consensus and operational results. Leadership experiences that would demonstrate potential to lead digital strategy deployment and uses of automation
Track record of project delivery success
Strong aptitude with new technologies and demonstrated experiences/exposures to this type of work
Keen technical skills and demonstrable ability to assess needs, identify issues, recommend alternatives and implement and lead change
Ability to translate a technical information into customer benefits
Strong analytical skills, demonstrated organizational skills, examples of effective teamwork, a track record of consistently meeting deadlines and due dates
Good communication skills, written and verbal, with ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner across various levels of the organization
Interpersonal skills, cultural awareness and professional maturity, comfortable interacting with senior executive leadership. Lead, facilitate and manage change effectively
Business and Customer oriented
Proficient in English.
Other languages such as French are a plus.