Sandvik, Inc. Manager for Global Production Methods, Tools in Sweden

Manager for Global Production Methods, Tools

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At Sandvik Coromant, we’re driven by a passion for excellence in everything we do. As we see it, sustainable success is a team effort and working together and sharing expertise are vital to us, which is why we highly value our active, ongoing collaboration with customers around the world. Sandvik Coromant in Gimo, with approximately 1500 employees, is a world leader in the area of cemented carbide blades and tools for the drilling, milling and turning of metal. Our customers are found in the metal, auto and aircraft industries, and our aim is to meet the markets' more stringent demands for new precision products with great durability.

We are now looking for a Manager for Global Production Methods, Tools to be responsible for machine and method development, including methods and systems development within the CAM and CMM areas, for Sandvik Coromant’s Tools Production. This is a good opportunity for someone who wants to play an important role in our company by actively taking part in developing our Production Units and thereby setting the standard for the future.

Key performance areas The industry in which we operate is quickly becoming more digitalized and automated, often referred to as Industry 4.0. In this role, you play a big part in developing our production towards this future position with responsibility for our yearly budget regarding cost, personnel and projects. Maintaining and developing our standard machines, as well as our CAM and CMM environment, is also part of your role, as is supporting and guiding our PUs when it comes to investments and methods development. Additionally, you also coordinate activities within and between our production units, and lead studies and projects within the Tools product area with regard to investment activities.

You report to the Director of Production Technology, Tools Production.

Your profile We are looking for someone with a genuine technical interest and a degree within mechanical engineering, production, production technology, logistics or economics. You have at least five years of experience from production engineering or logistics. It is advantageous if you have experience from a leadership position, preferably from the manufacturing industry, and, lastly, as we operate on the global stage, we require that your verbal and written English skills are advanced, while knowledge of Swedish is a plus.

We place great value on your personal qualities in this recruitment. You demonstrate a strategic understanding, excellent project management and communication skills, and use it to create a visionary picture of our future. You see the need to co-operate with all levels of the company and across geographical boundaries. Furthermore, you are analytical, with a strong personal drive, and have the ability to build good relations with management groups and other important partners in our organization.

We actively work to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.

Contact information For further information about this position, please contact: Lars Matiasson, recruiting manager, +46 26 266 183

Union contacts Roger Jansson, Unionen, +46 173 844 31

Henrik Eriksson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 173 846 01

Kjell B Nilsson, Ledarna, +46 173 850 89

Send your application no later than October 27, 2017. Read more about Sandvik and apply at, Job ID: 354719.

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

Recruitment Specialist

Lisbeth Häggström

Sandvik Coromant is a part of global industrial engineering group Sandvik and is at the forefront of developing manufacturing tools and machining solutions, with knowledge that drives the industry standards and innovations demanded by the metalworking industry now and in the next industrial era. Collaborations with educational institutions, extensive investment in research and development and strong partnerships with customers support the development of advanced machining technologies and systems that will change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 3100 patents worldwide, employs over 8,000 staff, and is represented in 130 countries.

Deadline: 27 Oct

Job-ID: 354719