Head of Production – Rock Tools India

Job overview

  • Deadline: 24 Sep
  • Country: India
  • Location: Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh
  • Job-ID: R0020553
  • Job category: Manufacturing
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For Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology (SMRT) and division Rock Tools, we’re now looking for a Head of our production units in Patancheru and Pune, India. Are you a confident, inspirational and inclusive leader, with an eye for strategic development? Do you also have a passion for people and production, and are ready to create world class in our daily operations? Then this is the job for you!

Part of division Rock Tools, and our cutting edge solutions for the mining and construction industries, are the two sites in India – a core manufacturer of Rock Tools equipment targeting both local assortment and the global market. With solid delivery precision, close collaboration with our many stakeholders and strong customer focus, we offer you an exciting and various environment to say the least.

About the job

Joining us in this position, you have the overall responsibility for our sites in Patancheru and Pune, and the job includes a mix of delivering on daily operational targets and leading the way for our long term strategic development. To ensure quality, on-time delivery and productivity, you implement plans and execute relevant activities that manage our production objectives, enhance our market position and meet our financial goals.

You also establish a proactive, open minded and collaborative organization, where health, safety and sustainability are vital parts of our operations and culture - always!

You actively work to improve our units and drive development and advancement in important areas such as production, digitalization, diversity, inclusion and sustainability. People involvement is a cornerstone in everything we do, and you create transparency and strong engagement among our employees. We also expect you to further strengthen customer focus, skills and collaboration, and you establish solid networks with relevant partners and stakeholders, as well as with the regional sales area, the country organization, trade unions and local authorities.

You report to the Vice President of Global Operations and are a valued member of our management team. You are also a board member of our holding company in India (SMRT India Private Limited) and an important part of the India country organization. This job is a local contract and you’re based in Patancheru, with monthly presence at the site in Pune, and as we’re a global business, some international travel is included.

About you

We’re looking for an experienced business leader, with an engineering industry background formed within manufacturing and operations. You have preferably led other managers, has exposure from production facilities in cross-functional and intercultural settings and you have previous experience from working with global teams and stakeholders. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing or similar improvement methodologies is necessary, and you’re passionate about breaking new grounds when it comes to employee safety, diversity, inclusion, collaboration and sustainability. Equally important is to understand business drivers, and how to transform a vision into a strong activity plan to reach our full potential. A relevant technical or business degree is of course beneficial and you must be fluent in English, while understanding of the Hindi and Telugu languages are advantageous.

We always consider diversity based on the most suitable candidate for the position.

You strive for high quality and great results, and you confidently prioritize and make decisions, as well as challenge us to look at new perspectives. You’re also a truly passionate and encouraging leader who unite the organization, delegate responsibility and drive towards improvements. This is done by creating an ambitious, open-minded and transparent culture, where team spirit, knowledge sharing and individual engagement are keys.

Our culture

At Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, we believe that different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences form a strong foundation for achieving great results, and we’re as proud of our manufacturing roots as of our future vision to set the industry standard. Learn more about us and our products by visiting our website, LinkedIn or Facebook.

How to apply?

We have an ongoing recruitment process for this job, so please send us your application as soon as possible and no later than September 24, 2020. Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at home.sandvik/career, Job ID: R0020553.

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and sustainability. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2019, the Group had approximately 40,000 employees and revenues of about 100 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations.

Deadline: 24 Sep
Job-ID: R0020553

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