PU Manager Semine Tools

Job overview

  • Deadline: 5 Mar 2019
  • Country: Japan
  • Location: Kurihara, Tokyo
  • Job-ID: R0008041
  • Job category: Manufacturing
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At Sandvik Coromant, we are driven by a passion for excellence in everything we do. As we see it, sustainable success is a team effort and working together and sharing expertise are vital to us, which is why we highly value our active, ongoing collaboration with customers around the world. Sandvik Coromant Tools Production in Semine, with approximately 70 employees. 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 are currently looking for a PU Manager who will be responsible for the overall operations and employees of Semine Tools Production by establishing and implementing the strategic direction and actions plans, which include managing activities in accordance with company strategy, goals and objectives. In this position, you report directly to the Head of Global Tools Production.

Key performance areas
Your main responsibilities include planning and development of strategic supply capabilities in terms of facilities, equipment and staffing. You ensure that the manufacturing processes and operations are in line with Sandvik Group standards and directives, and secure and implement plans to achieve supply goals. To meet current and future human resource needs, you actively assess, recruit and develop the workforce and ensure that the employees are highly motivated and act in line with Sandvik Core Values. We constantly strive for improvements in all we do and we expect you to strengthen knowledge and skills through continuous education on advancements in manufacturing, leadership management concepts and theory from both an individual and organizational perspective.

Your profile
We are looking for someone with a relevant degree or equivalent knowledge obtained from previous assignments, and with senior leadership experience, including people management. You have minimum 5 years of experience in operations management in any leading cutting tools, automobile or light engineering Industry in the field of manufacturing in a multinational environment. As we operate in a global environment, you need excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing. Japanese language ability would be an advantage.

We are sincerely interested in, and highly value your personality. We believe you possess strong leadership skills, independent thinking, organizational planning abilities and excellent analytical and problem solving skills. You use your excellent interpersonal communication skills to build and maintain solid relationships and you have an ability to influence and promote a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. It is essential with finance capabilities, and skills within project management, performance management, as well as strategy and change management. Operating in a global and fast-paced business environment with diversified cultures excites you, and you believe that good teamwork is key to success.

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

For further information about this position, please contact:
Dieter Heimerdinger, Head of Global Tools Production, +49(0) 173 5109012
For further information about the recruitment process, please contact:

Andreas Greiner, HR Business Partner, +49(0)172 2620352 or

Hisashi Nakajima, HR Professional, +81 7014488795

Send your application no later than March 5th, 2019. Apply on Sandvik’s intranet, Job ID:0008041

Sandvik Coromant is a part of global industrial engineering group Sandvik and is at the forefront of developing manufacturing tools and machining solutions, with knowledge that drives the industry standards and innovations demanded by the metalworking industry now and in the next industrial era. Collaborations with educational institutions, extensive investment in research and development and strong partnerships with customers support the development of advanced machining technologies and systems that will change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 3100 patents worldwide, employs over 8,000 staff, and is represented in 130 countries.

Deadline: 5 Mar 2019
Job-ID: R0008041

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