Job Type






Operational Technology / Cyber Security Lead Elgin


Diageo Elgin United Kingdom

1 week ago

Job Description

Operational Technology Lead

Location : Elgin, Moray House

Permanent – Full Time

Please note that, although posted in several locations, this role is only available to be based on-site in Elgin, candidates must live in or willing to relocate to commuting distance to Elgin.

Join our Engineering & Maintenance Team

As the home of iconic brands such as Baileys, Guinness, Smirnoff, and Johnnie Walker, at Diageo we source, produce and deliver 6.5 billion litres of world-leading products every year across 180 markets globally. Because of this huge undertaking, we rely on highly advanced systems as well as the very best talent to make sure our businesses continue to run smoothly.

To give you some idea of the scale of our operation, over half of our 30,000 employees work in our supply chains. We have teams in over 100 sites across more than 30 countries, but what matters is that wherever you work, you’re part of a diverse, inclusive team where there are opportunities for... everyone.

Our engineering team in North Engineering Centre is responsible for all aspects of the maintenance and engineering in the north maltings. The team delivers improved asset reliability and world class resource utilisation through planning and execution of tasks and positively contributes to a World Class outlook and actively support the development and successful implementation of strategies to achieve this aim.

About The Role

This strategic role will lead malt distilling sites with regards to Operational Technology (OT) Cyber Security. You will develop and deploy effective local guidance on OT Cyber Security training plans and knowledge base, collaborating closely with 3rd Party Integrators as key partners, establishing policies and procedures alongside assured ways of working.

You will be providing incident and/or emergency coordination with critical issues as a point of contact and be SME to operational teams as well as planning the Computerised Maintenance Management System (SAP-PM) to ensure all processes and essential preventative maintenance and compliance work are completed.

You will be responsible for supporting employee and team development in accordance with responsibilities toward Cyber Security assurance and analysing data to ensure successful implementation of the Cyber Security protocols, monitoring, auditing and reporting alongside Governance to establish compliance assurance.

Other key accountabilities are to optimize maintenance schedules including CapEx projects and Silent Season which involve connecting into the OT system and to implement best practice processes and procedures maximising effectiveness and efficiency.

About You

You will have experience operating in a high availability/output industrial environment and this will be complimented by a depth of knowledge & experience of Cyber Security, OT systems & assets including hardware & networks.

You will have knowledge/experience of Standard ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity for Indusry.

To be successful at this role, you will have excellent analytical and interpersonal skills and have the ability to communicate at all levels. We are looking for someone who can influence and challenge others, govern projects, coordinate cyber resilience programme.

Although industrial experience is not required for this role, understanding of manufacturing and distilling would be good to have.

This role is not open to remote working and needs to be based in Elgin due to the travel requirement between sites, therefore a full UK driving licence is also necessary for this role.

Working with Us

Join us and you can also expect a highly competitive and flexible rewards and benefits package including annual bonus, product allowance, 6 months paid family leave, private medical insurance, share options, contributary pension scheme.

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.

About Us

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve.

Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people.

We're looking for people with creativity, boldness and a sense of purpose to take Diageo and our timeless, pioneering brands to the next level.

Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you.

Worker Type


Primary Location:

Moray House

Additional Locations :

Job Posting Start Date

Elgin UK

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