Sandvik, Inc. IT Manager for Product Area Tube in Sweden

IT Manager for Product Area Tube

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Product Area (PA) Tube, within Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT), is a leading manufacturer of seamless tubes and pipes in an extensive program of stainless steels, nickel alloys, titanium, zirconium and other advanced materials. We operate in many markets and our products and services contribute to our customers' productivity, process reliability and cost efficiency, while reducing the environmental impact.

We see new challenges in the world around us that call for development in our IT landscape and operations and, none the least in introducing digitalization into our business. An organization well equipped for tomorrow’s challenges is a key to success and we are now entering a new phase in which we establish stronger collaboration between IT, our Business Units and processes. To make this a reality, we are currently looking for a global IT Manager for PA Tube – someone who is motivated by being a significant partner to the business and wants to join us in the development of new initiatives and leading the way forward.

This position is, preferably, located in Sandviken.

Job Summary

As IT Manager, you are responsible for the tactical and operational IT development within PA Tube and you work towards positioning our IT department as a true business partner, by ensuring stability, availability, effectiveness and advancement in our platforms and processes. Supporting and contributing to digitalization and future IT landscapes is a vital part of your mission, and you are a strong force in helping the organization understand how IT and digitalization will impact and strengthen our customer offer and internal processes. You are accountable for the IT strategy of PA Tube, IT investment processes and you manage budgets, risks and compliances connected to the area. Further, you create a broad awareness on how the values of successful IT deliveries may enhance business, and you have an important task in creating alliances with our stakeholders and communicating and collaborating effectively with other IT departments within SMT and Sandvik IT.

Last but not least, you manage, lead and inspire your global team of approximately 37 team members in accordance with our leadership model, and you ensure necessary development and commitment in the organization by challenging the past and leading the way forward. You report directly to the Head of Supply Chain and IT, and travel is a natural part of your job.

Your profile

We are looking for someone with a Master’s in Computer Science or other relevant academic background. Alternatively, you have gained equivalent knowledge and experience from a comprehensive work career. You have at least some years’ experience from working in a leading position, managing and motivating a function that enables IT delivery to enhance a core business. Experience from IT strategies, environments and architectures is key to being successful in this position, as are a broad understanding of application and demand management, system development and business process modeling. You are also skilled in project and change management and have a proven track record of optimizing cost and performance. As we are a truly global company, your skills in English must be excellent, in both speaking and writing.

In this recruitment, we place great value in your people management abilities. You are well prepared for leading a team in a developing and changing setting, and you act as a role model in compliance with our strategy and safety work. With excellent motivation skills, a convincing manner and a result-oriented approach, you act on deviations and ensure an open-minded and transparent environment. You have a structured and ambitious personality – someone with true business acumen, who takes great pride in setting clear targets, delivering on promises and continually improving our operations to enable high performance in IT solutions. With great communication and strong interpersonal skills, you also have a solid track record from building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact: Ulrika Silver, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 263 814

Union contacts Mikael Larsson, Unionen, +46 (0)26 263 166 Maria Sundqvist, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 263 993 Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 263 044

Send your application no later than May 29, 2017. Read more about Sandvik and apply at, Job ID: 351675.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist Renée Nordström

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2016, the Group had approximately 43,000 employees and sales of 82 billion SEK in more than 150 countries within continuing operations.

Deadline: 29 May

Job-ID: 351675