Global Change Leader - Sandvik Coromant

Mar 26
Sweden, United States of America, Germany
Gimo, Mebane, North Carolina, Schmalkalden, Thuringia, Westminister, South Carolina
Job category:
Project Management
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Are you looking for a unique opportunity to acquire a deep understanding and build a broad network in the future of manufacturing, while gaining a competitive edge in said industry? Then we have the opening for you!

Sandvik Coromant's Operations function is seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to join us as a Global Change Leader. Joining us, you play a crucial part in our lean and digitalization journey as outlined in our Operations 2025 strategy. You also support the definition and implementation of the next stages of our Transformation 4.0 (T4.0) program, the Factory of the Future roadmap, and the roll-out of current lean and digital initiatives across all our production sites globally. We’re really looking forward to getting to know you!

About your job
As a Global Change Leader at Sandvik Coromant, you execute our T4.0 program vision and strategy, both in terms of Lean Production Systems and Digital Transformation. You ensure and take responsibility for value capture – securing that the program is on track to deliver the expected impact. You collaborate with our production units to identify, implement and evaluate cost-saving initiatives and oversee the portfolio of cost reduction initiatives. By implementing as well as refining lean manufacturing and cost optimization methods and processes, and provide training to local change leaders and plant employees, you help us reach set goals of becoming an even more profitable function!

Having a global responsibility for driving the lean evolution in our Operations function we need you to be based in Schmalkalden or Renningen in Germany, Gimo in Sweden, Westminster-SC or Mebane in the US or Katowice in Poland. Travel to other production sites within Coromant Supply is a natural part of this role; and both domestic and international travel is required

About you
We’re looking for someone with solid work experience, at least eight years, in Lean manufacturing – preferably in a global manufacturing environment – combined with strong indirect leadership abilities and experience from collaboration with stakeholders and a deep understanding of production systems and processes. Ideally, you have a proven track record of successfully implementing Lean transformation in operations and a passion for the field rooted in an in-depth comprehension of day-to-day shop-floor operations. In addition, we believe that you have a master´s degree in engineering or science, or the equivalent level of knowledge acquired through a professional career. Prior experience from tier-1 management consulting, with focus on operations and implementation is highly desirable, as is a Master Black Belt certification in Lean. Acting in a truly global organization, you need excellent English communication skills.

Your personality truly makes the difference! You have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, helping you present complex solutions in a way that makes sense across cultural borders. Being capable of generating and leading change enables you to think outside the box and seek new and creatives ways to go, and you’re able to envision the future and decide on strategic priorities. Your excellent conceptual and strategic skills with business acumen and customer orientation are valuable assets in this role, as well as your financially and commercially savvy and structured way of working. In the end of the day, you’re able to define a long-term vision centered on the importance of optimizing our organization!
Our culture
Innovation is in our DNA and we’re proud to shape the future of manufacturing in close collaboration with our customers and partners. We believe in an inclusive, equal and open-minded culture, and we nurture our diversities to form a solid foundation for achieving great results. Add fair and rewarding benefits, as well as many different career opportunities in an inspiring global environment. Meet some of your future colleagues at our career page or visit our website, LinkedIn or Facebook page to get to know us further.
How to apply
We have an ongoing selection process in this recruitment and as you to send your application as soon as possible and no later than March 26, 2023. Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at (Job ID: R0051683).

As we aim for a fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. When you apply for this job, you will therefore receive an invitation via email to a personality and logic ability test. Feedback comes immediately after the test has been completed and the selection process begins after the application deadline.
Contact information
Are you curious to know more about this position? Contact Adam Frykman, recruitment specialist,
Union contacts - Sweden
Roger Jansson, Unionen, +46 (0)173-844 31
Erik Knebel, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)173-846 10
Mattias Lindvall, Ledarna, +46 (0)173-842 02
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services at +46 (0)26-26 14 44.
Hiring Manager
Sri Atluru

Deadline: Mar 26
Job-ID: R0051683

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