Technical Manager

Skånemejerier, Malmö

Publicerad: 2019-04-04

Om tjänsten

Skånemejerier is the second largest dairy company in Sweden and has about 620 employees. Our headquarters is in Malmö and we have annual sales of SEK 4 billion. Our business mainly consists of production and sales of dairy products (fresh products and cheese) and fruit drinks. The brands include Skånemejerier, Bravo, Allerum, Hjordnära, Åsens and Lindahls. We have approximately 350 dairy farmers in Skåne and Southern Sweden that deliver milk to our dairies. 

Skånemejerier is a part of the French Lactalis Group since 2012, the world´s number one cheese producer and one of the largest dairy groups in the world, owning more than 240 industrial plants around the world. Lactalis is primarily known for their international brands; for example, Galbani and Prèsident which are sold across 160 countries. The Lactalis Group has a turnover of 17 billion euros and approximately 75,000 employees across the globe.

Our vision is to be the most sustainable dairy in Sweden and here is where you come in!

Technical Manager

About the role

Skånemejerier is on an exciting journey, making great changes and investments to optimize the company further and is now looking for a Technical Manager. The role is critical to all technical investments in the plants and has a very important and central function.

As a Technical Manager you will have overall responsibility for the Technical Department with personnel responsibility over two employees. You will be based at Skånemejerier plant in Malmö but act and drive the projects for all four (4) plants in Sweden. Travelling will therefore be required in some projects. The role reports to the Industrial Director. 

Main tasks and responsibilities

Your main tasks will be to manage project teams and suppliers cross-functionally, overseeing safety and leading and organizing the team.

The role includes for example:

  • To be responsible of different projects within the Skånemejerier Group Organisation in Sweden.
  • To ensure on-time, on-budget deliveries and status quo report.
  • To execute medium to large projects across multiple technical areas.
  • To create pre-project plans, risk analysis and standard documents setup. You also will secure that required resources are available to deliver on time according to project plan and ensure use and best practice in project management.
  • To draft consultation packs (expressions of needs and specifications) for planned investments in conjunction with sites and run the consultation process through to supplier selection (standardisation of bids, negotiations, proposals to chosen suppliers and drafting of purchase requests).

Your work is in close collaboration with different departments and it also involves external parties. 

Who are you?

We think you have a university degree within engineering with a broad technical knowledge, preferably in process or mechanical. You have a minimum of 5 years’ experiences of project management and also great experience as a manager.

To thrive in the role, we think you need to have in-depth understanding of equipment and material, to cover performance and capacity, cleaning and maintenance. The work requires a complete knowledge and understanding of industrial technologies and processes, to cover main characteristics, advantages, constraints, opportunities and risks. Ability to determine industrial technologies and processes, ensure they are followed and develop them. It is significant to understand the whole process and process-flow.

As a person, you would need to be structured, organized and have a good ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. You have an analytical capability and are well experienced in holding together large projects, handle difficult situations, succeed priorities and many deadlines. You are also a good communicator and find it easy to create reliance to others.

The position also involves international contacts and fluency in English both verbal and in writing is required.

We offer

Skånemejerier is an innovative dairy that has been part of the multinational dairy company Group Lactalis since 2012. This means many positive career opportunities for the employee. Skånemejerier invests a lot in employees’ competence development and through the Group you are given access to a network of colleagues to exchange ideas with.

Skånemejerier’s values, together with Lactalis, form the basis of the working method and behavior that is sought – ”Ambition and commitment with simplicity”.

Contact and application

In this recruitment process Skånemejerier is cooperating with HEIM Executive. Since the selection and interview process is ongoing, please apply already today. Last application date is 25th of April.

For further information about the position, please contact Recruitment Consultant Louise Edeheim, HEIM Executive AB,

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