Production Manager – Thule Group

Jobb Thule har ett ledigt jobb i  Hillerstorp.

Thule Group is world leader in products that make it easy to bring along the things you care for – easily, securely and in style – when living an active life. Under the motto Active Life, Simplified, we offer products within Sport&Cargo Carriers (roof racks, roof boxes and carriers for transporting cycling, water and winter equipment by car), Packs, Bags & Luggage (e.g. computer and camera bags, luggage and hiking backpacks), RV Products (awnings, bike carriers and tents for motorhomes and caravans) and Active with Kids (bike trailers, strollers and child bike seats).

Thule Group has approximately 2,200 employees at 9 production facilities and 35 sales offices worldwide. Its products are sold in more than 140 markets and sales in 2017 amounted to SEK 5.9 billion.

Production Manager to Thule Group in Hillerstorp

For our facility in Hillerstorp we are looking for a successful and dynamic Production Manager who will lead, inspire and develop our employees in our production.
In Hillerstorp we assemble the roof racks that have become synonymous with Thule’s strong global brand. We are continuously investing strategically to expand our operations. As our new production manager you will be an important person in l this challenging change process.

Your task will be to lead and develop employees towards new, ambitious targets. You will get the opportunity to create a strong department in cooperation with your team leaders. The challenge is multifaceted. Together with your employees, you are expected to meet high delivery requirements in a segment with strong seasonal fluctuations, in parallel with the implementation of a new generation of products. Therefore, you also have an important mission in continuing to build a positive culture and team spirit based on participation and involvement. You run the department’s ongoing continuous improvement efforts, as well as evaluate and develop processes towards a standardized and efficient way of working. As Production Manager you have a number of supervisors under you and are a part of the factory’s management team. You report to our Factory Manager.

We offer you a unique opportunity to create visible results and believe that the right candidate has strong leadership capabilities, who can combine a clear and well-structured leadership with the ability to inspire and enthuse others. We want you to have several years of experience and proven success in leading and developing a production department and its employees. As a person you are eager to move forward and always improve – and you gladly share this ambition and energy to others. You thrive in an organization with high speed and rapid changes. You are focused and result-oriented. We prefer that you have experience from working with the Lean-philosophy and a degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent. Good knowledge of the MS Office suit is a must, as well as a good level of Swedish and English in speech and writing.

We believe in strong team work both within your own team but also across teams. We strive to be an open and curious organization, sharing our knowledge and inspiring one another. Within Thule Group you will find people who have a passion for the products we make and the outdoor company we are. We share the same values and we like to have fun. All of our employees have a joint responsibility to maintain that spirit and contribute to it.

In this recruitment we are corelabollerating with Codeq AB. For further information or questions please contact Liv Hultén at +46 739 97 0586. We would like to have your application as soon as possible as interviews will be held continuously. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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