Production Engineering Manager

Production Engineering Manager

– Tumba Factory

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The position

As Production Engineering Manager you are the voice of the factory in the relation to the Development & Engineering departments within the company. You are responsible for the factory´s industrialization processes and a team of four qualified engineers. The production engineering manager will be deeply involved in the development of future products as well as the trouble shooting of daily problems in production. You and your team will play an important role in making sure that new and existing products are produced in the most efficient way where for example quality is one of the more crucial component to focus on.

To be successful  in this role you need to be energetic, flexible and have a result oriented way of working, a positive mind-set, strong cooperation skills and a passion for production and logistics.

The Tumba Factory has  about  100  employees,  and has the global responsibility  for producing  and delivering  DeLavals Volontary Milking System (VMS) one of our most important products. We also  assemble and test other equipment in the DeLaval product range.

We offer you:

The opportunity to work in a company which strives to be the forerunner in its industry and a factory that has been awarded for it´s work within Lean.

You will be an important part of the factory´s management team reporting to the factory manager. 

This role also gives you the opportunity to mix team leadership  with hands-on  daily engineering and industrialization of new and innovative products.

Key responsibilities for you  and your team:

  • Lead and development of the Production Engineering department of the factory including a department for industrialization, in total a team of four persons

  • Lead factory projects, mainly new product industrializations

  • Responsible for the Management of changes on products in ERP system (SAP)

  • Managing the factory´s investments in tools and equipment

  • Training and safeguarding the use of DFA methods within development projects affecting factory

  • Estimation and calculations of Pre-series pricing of new products related to factory

  • Technical approval of work instructions developed in the production teams.

Experiences and skills:

  • University degree preferably within Production Engineering

  • Experience from industrial production, preferably as Production Engineer and leader

  • Excellent social, communication and pedagogic skills

  • A genuine technical interest and an ability to transform that into practical use

  • Strong ability to interact in cross functional as well as in cross cultural teams

  • Structured and well organized

  • Fluent in English and Swedish in both writing & speaking

  • Familiar with Lean tools and methods as well as the use of software as SAP,  PDM/PLM etc.

This position is located in Tumba, factory language is Swedish, but written correspondence is frequently in English.

Welcome with your application (in English) via ( SE-12341) as soon as possible and no later than August 25th. 

For further information, from August 14:th, please contact our consultant at  Mercuri Urval, Jan Olsson +46706164290.

About the company

DeLaval is a worldwide leader in milking equipment and solutions for dairy farmers. The company has more than 125 years of innovative experience. With 4500 employees globally we are operating in more than 100 markets, providing worldwide solutions in the Capital Goods and Aftermarket area while taking care of millions of cows per day. Consistently focussing the requirements of our customers, many years of experience and the development of our products are the basis for a positive progress. We arrange for innovation and expand into new segments while our vision of sustainable food production always ranks first. DeLaval is a company of the Tetra Laval Group.