Production Manager


Sandvik Coromant in Gimo, with approximately 1600 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 work in teams, give everyone equal opportunities and create an environment that promotes initiative and change.

We are currently looking for a driven and results-oriented Production Manager with a feel for people and leadership, who will be responsible for all production workflow groups within Tools' operations at the Gimo plant. We are currently in an exciting development phase and are looking for someone who wants to guide our world-leading Tool operations into the future.

Key performance areas
As Production Manager you work closely with operations, leading and developing the work with respect to both technical solutions and work methods. You are an important link in efficient and profitable production and gladly cooperate with others. Your leadership brings clarity and you have strong capacities for communicating, achieving and following up on the department's goals. With your holistic view of the business, you successfully lead change management processes to develop production processes and make them more efficient. With your knowledge and commitment, you contribute to developing the business and our skilled workforce, as well as a good, safe working environment.

You are part of the management team for Tools production in Gimo.

Your profile
We are looking for someone with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering. Alternatively, you may have acquired equivalent knowledge through solid and extensive work experience in production processes and quality assurance. Technical knowledge of Tools production is an advantage. The position requires at least five years' experience from leadership positions in the manufacturing industry, including experience with mentoring managers. You have excellent communicative abilities in both Swedish and English, in speaking as well as writing.

We place great value on your personal qualities in this recruitment, characterized by being goal and result oriented, and having a strong desire to lead through inspiration and innovation. You are very interested in working with production techniques, have leadership qualities that motivate co-workers and stimulate development, and have the ability to work with analysis, problem solving and follow-up. Additionally, you have a good understanding of economic issues and the ability to come to decisions and deliver.

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

Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Joakim Fagerudd, recruiting manager, 0173-845 95

Union contacts
Tomas Bendiksen, IF Metall, +46 (0)173-850 14
Roger Jansson, Unionen, +46 (0)173-842 03
Erik Knebel, Sveriges Ingenjörer, +46 (0)173-846 10
Lennart Wärnborg, Ledarna, +46 (0)173-847 90

Send your application no later than April 30, 2015. Read more about Sandvik and apply at, Job ID: 337859.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)20 261 444.

Lisbeth Häggström



Mossvägen 10



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