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Digital Transformation Specialist in Beet Handling

Standort flexibelBonn, DeutschlandSmart Plant - IOTdigital farming, digital twin technology, food processing, python, smart plant, sugar beet


Our Client: Join our client in a digital innovation journey within the sugar production sector. This is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to dive into the world of automation, digitalisation, and process optimisation. If these fields excite you, this is your chance to join a diverse, agile team with a global outlook. Our client is a leading European sugar producer with a large team of over 2,000 members and modern production facilities. They are moving towards a digital future with their “Smart Plant” team leading the way. This team uses new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning to improve how sugar is produced. As they expand their horizons further into the digital realm, they are now in search of a visionary:

We are looking for a

Digital Transformation Specialist in Beet Handling

to drive excellence in sugar production through advanced beet handling.

Your expertise will be pivotal in advancing our client’s sugar production processes, achieving operational excellence, and optimising beet handling to maximise sugar quality.

Your Role:

  • Take ownership of the development of our beet handling process from the beet yard to the beet bunker to achieve best-in-class technology.
  • Collaborate closely with process owners for extraction and the beet logistics department to align beet handling improvements with the broader production process.
  • Embrace digitalisation and explore new possibilities to provide continuous beet quality to slicers, including mixing beet qualities, beet washing, and foreign body separation.
  • Collaborate with data analysts, data scientists, and software engineers to support the development of our digital twin for the entire sugar production process.
  • Maintain consistent alignment with stakeholders, including plant managers, shift leaders, operators, the automation department, the maintenance department, and external integrators.
  • Provide engineering guidance, insights, and knowledge sharing to advance the beet handling and preparation field.
  • Assist in the professional development of internal staff through training, mentoring, and leadership.


Your Background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Process Engineering, Digital Transformation, or a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the sugar industry is a plus or sectors such as Food Processing, Biotechnology, Agriculture and Agribusiness, Chemical Processing, Energy and Utilities, Environmental Sustainability, Process Control and Automation, Quality Assurance and Control, or Supply Chain Management.
  • Strong technical knowledge and competencies in material handling and separation technology of heavy raw materials, with basic knowledge of sugar technology.
  • High cultural awareness and sensitivity, with the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Willingness to travel within Europe.

Your Personality:

  • A team player, open-minded.
  • Willing to learn and adapt to new technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to influence and explain ideas to stakeholders at a European level.
  • Good communication skills in English and either German or Polish.

Professional Development and Benefits:

  • Become an expert in cutting-edge beet handling and sugar production technologies.
  • Continually optimise beet handling processes to maximise sugar quality.
  • Gain experience in integrating digital twin technology into sugar production.
  • Lead transformative projects and enhance your project management skills.
  • Contribute to the production of high-quality sugar products, exceeding industry standards.
  • Remote work option up to 100% available.
  • Inclusive work culture with team events, 13 monthly salaries, bonus programmes, and modern IT equipment.
  • 30 days of holiday and flexible work hours of 37 hours/week between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Embark on a Journey of Innovation: Shape the Future of Sugar Production

We are a specialised partner in recruiting for niche tech roles within the European food and beverage market, conducting this search with utmost privacy on behalf of our client.

Your next step begins with your application.

Seize this opportunity to engage in an initial conversation with us, and together, let’s explore the exciting possibilities awaiting you with our client.

Your future is in your hands; take the first step towards a digitally innovative journey.

Standort flexibel
Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Smart Plant - IOT


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