Crane Project Leader in Tumba, Sweden
A dynamic culture, a team environment, exceptional people, best-in-class technology—all have contributed to the amazing success and vibrant growth at Crane. One of the longest-standing companies within the banknote industry, our company is one of few in the world that can perform all steps in the production chain – from design to papermaking, printing and security. Our people are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to hiring and retaining the best in the industry. Crane Currency is located within Tumba Bruks historical area, approximately 30 km south of Stockholm, about 20 minutes from Stockholm Central. Get on board in the role that best fits your talents and abilities.
Leadership is Currency at Crane
The R&D Team within Crane Currency is now looking for a passionate, energetic and dedicated Project Leader to lead development, scale-up and commercialization efforts of new technologies in the areas of security printing, security inks and security features integration before and during printing. This position will be based in Tumba, Sweden and reporting directly into the VP, R&D & Technology in the US. The Project Leader will be working to improving product quality and developing new processes with security integrations. A key function of this role will be using stage gate processes to ensure that all deliverables are met in a timely and cost effective manner with an emphasis on quality. As part of a matrix organization, this position would be expected to achieve objectives by contributing effectively on an individual basis, as part of a team and managing the efforts of a project team.
Identify and lead new development Projects in paper, security feature integration and print with proven ability to design experiments and run trial to be efficient in the development of critical processes and products
Apply analytical skills and experience to efficiently develop and scale up robust new processes and products
Demonstrate the ability to lead FEMA processes or similar to mitigate product and process risk
Work in cross-functional, international teams as lead or participant using self-initiative to provide the highest level of technical support to customers, vendors, marketing, sales, operations and product management
Coordinate across the global sites or development, scale-up and validation trials on new products.
Apply and ensure the use of sound knowledge and safety, health and environmentally responsible actions during the execution of projects and day-to-day responsibilities
Degree in Paper or Print Technology or one of the Physical Sciences, Material Science or Chemical Engineering. A Gradudate or Post Graduate degree from accredited college/university would be preferred
Six sigma certification or project mangement certifcation
Minimum of 8 years' experience in R&D, process engineering or a similar manufacturing environment
Security print works, Commercial print works, inks manufacturing, banknote industry preferred. Security inks development and/or manufacturing
Training and experience with Six Sigma statistical tools
Experience with Stage gate process
Expert with analytical, trouble shooting skills and practical user of statistical tools
Ability to lead the processess like FMEA to mitigate product and process risk (Project risk)
Ability to design experiement and run trials to be efficient in the devlopment of process and products
Ability to work in cross fuctional teams and/or as individual contributor as required with minimum supervision
Good verbal & written communication skills and ability to communicate at different levels within organization
Up to 20% travel may be required
Information and application
Based on the company's security requirements, a background check is implemented before employment is offered. Crane Currency is a non-smoking company.
Please send your application, in English, as soon as possible since selection will be ongoing.
To apply, please visit www.cranecurrency.com. Under the CAREERS page, Recruitment Tumba, you will find "Logga in eller registrera dig", follow the instructions to send in your application.
We look forward to your application!
Crane Currency is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration.
External Company Name: Crane & Co.
External Company URL: www.crane.com