We are looking for a Director, Operational Excellence in our Rolls and Workshop Services business unit to drive profitable business growth, technology offering and global operational effectiveness. Rolls and Workshop Services extends from roll reconditioning and new roll technology to upgrading and reconditioning of pulp & fiber line equipment, as well as efficiency projects, intelligent roll solutions and preventive maintenance. With over 25 service centers around the world, our committed team of specialists provides a dedicated global service that is close to the customer.
The primary responsibilities include leading the global operational excellence team, R&D and Intelligent Solutions development.
Head of Operational Excellence will be part of the BU Management Team and will be working actively in the global matrix organization.
In addition, Head of Operational Excellence is responsible for:
Supporting technology units in launching new solutions
Best practice implementation with area workshops
Strategic development of reportable product levels at global and area level
Manage and develop global processes and CI actions
Develop and Execute an Operational Excellence Roadmap aligned to BU strategy
In partnership with other stakeholders in ROL Business unit and Area Organizations:
Manage global footprint of products under responsibility area
Support in M&A proposals
Resource sharing / cross-utilization
The position can be located in Järvenpää, Jyväskylä or Tampere.
The position as a Director, Operational Excellence requires both strong knowledge of quality and project management and continuous improvement and experience with quality tools and standards as well as Lean tools (Green Belt or higher is an advantage).
Also to be successful in this position, we expect you to have the following qualities:
Bachelor's degree in a related field required with a Master’s degree preferred
at least 10 years of relevant experience, including some years of managerial experience
proven success in a matrix, multi-cultural, international environment
excellent motivation and attitude, and ability to achieve results under pressure
intelligent, energetic individual with strong leadership qualities and customer orientation as well as solid business acumen
ability to quickly build relationships and achieve results both individually and as part of a team.
proven ability to effectively manage change in a complex environment
effective written and oral communication skills in English along with presentation, negotiation skills
willingness and ability to travel on an international basis
We offer you a challenging leadership position and a great opportunity to influence the success of the service business. Our working environment is team-oriented, international and inspiring. We encourage and value an innovative culture that suits development minded people who enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment full of opportunities!
For more information about this position, please contact Sami Remmi, Vice President, Rolls & Workshop Services tel. +358 40 542 8459 on Friday October 23rd , at 4-5 p.m, Monday 26th , at 9-10 a.m. or Friday 30th , at 10-11 a.m.
If you are ready to go forward on your career, send your application with your CV in English via the link provided as soon as possible but no later than 1st November 2020.
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