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OT Cyber Security Lead

Johnson Matthey
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Vacancy: OT Cyber Security Lead

Location: Clitheroe, UK

Hybrid working: 2/3 times a week in the office

Job Family: IT Security

The OT (Operational Technology) Cyber Security Lead will act as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) working with Engineering colleagues within assigned JM sites to ensure the effective implementation of best practice Cyber Security controls and implementation of JM Policies and Standards across OT environments.

As an OT cyber security specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the implementation of critical Cyber Security solutions on sites and for ongoing OT infrastructure monitoring through use of security monitoring systems to ensure Cyber Security protection is maintained.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 250 organisation, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 12,600 people. We have more 200 years of success behind us; be part of the next stage of our growth journey and help maintain our reputation as one of the most admired organisations in our field. Our unique culture and people give us competitive advantage and will ensure our success for years to come. You can be part of that success story.

Your responsibilities:
  • Act as a (SME) on OT Cyber security related issues. Support and collaborate with site engineering teams to implement effective Cyber Security best practices
  • Promote OT cyber security risk improvement and contribute to developing a cyber secure culture in line with business practices across sites.
  • Collaborate with JMIT and site engineering in the implementation of new OT cyber security solutions
  • Work with other stakeholders, support the delivery of Business as Usual (BAU) cyber security solutions to enable business and technical requirements within the OT environment
  • Oversee the maintenance of cyber security procedures and other related documentation
  • Work closely with Sector OT Cyber Security Champion and other stakeholders in the review and adoption of global OT Cyber Security OT policies and standards.

Requirements for the role
  • Bachelor or Master level university degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline or equivalent OR HNC level qualification (Level 4) in Computer Science or Engineering discipline with 5 years relevant experience. (Desirable)
  • Background in industrial engineering and operational technology.
  • Knowledge in manufacturing automation operational technology such as: Control systems (PLC, DCS, SCADA); Manufacturing execution systems (Data historians, OEE);
  • Knowledge and experience of Cyber Security good practice and implementation of Cyber Security solutions.
  • Knowledge of various Cyber Security and Safety related regulations and standards i.e OG86, NIST Framework, IEC 62443 etc. (Desirable)

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and generous annual leave.

At JM, an inclusive culture is integral to our values and ambitions for the future. We are committed to ensuring that everyone can bring their full self to work and thrive in their career. Welcoming everyone to JM, regardless of their unique characteristics, experiences or thoughts allows us to bring many different voices and experiences together to tackle the world's biggest challenges. Being truly inclusive means that all colleagues feel valued for their differences, views and contributions, and feel a sense of belonging at JM

Johnson Matthey is open for discussion on part time, job share and flexible working patterns

For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact


How to apply:
If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.

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