Manager Automation Platforms

Aug 15
Job category:
Research & Development
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What do Mars rockets, smartphones and exclusive watches have in common? – They’re made using Sandvik Coromant tools and solutions to ensure the highest level of precision, quality and productivity! Although we usually might be recognized as an industrial company, we’re also one of the biggest IT organizations in the region, aiming to become a leader within digital solutions. Learn more about us in this YouTube video:

Our Offer Management and R&D department are frontrunners in the ongoing IT transformation of Sandvik Coromant and are now creating business and IT fusion teams – making IT an integral part of our business function. Right now, we’re looking for an Automation Platform Manager. Do you want to play an essential part in our shift towards a more agile and digital organization? Are you an enthusiastic forward-thinker with a transformational leadership style? Great – you should work with us!

Your mission
In this position, your purpose is to develop and maintain our current and future automation platforms and to support the design automation engineers and depending on the data produced via the platforms you support several other functions in the company. Your team includes one Application Product Owner and a group of about 15 highly knowledgeable IT professionals working with and handling the automation platforms utilized by several business solutions. The team also considers that the platform solutions are built with a long-term, holistic and cost-efficient perspective. With agile ways of working, you ensure that necessary competence and capacity are in place – combined with other general managerial tasks.

In collaboration with your employees, you define, drive, and continuously improve our concepts and ways of working based on modern agile practices. You’re highly involved in stakeholder management – proactively planning and prioritizing. Together with the team and the Application Product Owner, you evolve the vision and mission, create the roadmap for developing capabilities to new performance levels, and support our strategic direction and initiatives. You also collaborate with internal and external suppliers to dynamically resolve short and long-term resources, users, and customers’ needs.

You’re based at our site in Sandviken and you’re a key player in our management team for Business Solutions & Automation, that takes ownership of Offer Management and R&D business capabilities, IT and Automation.

Your profile
We’re looking for a forward-thinking leader with the ability to convey enthusiasm and to build trust. We think that you have an IT or engineering degree and a proven track record of management within business development and IT, where you’ve acquired knowledge within project- or agile practices such as Scrum, Kanban and Lean.

Your personal qualities are equally important, and in this role, a valuable asset is your inclusive and agile leadership skills. With an authentic management style, you're acting transparently and have the ability to stand stable in decisions when leading the way. You're also a great listener who makes all team members feel recognized and seen. Your strategic mindset and strong business acumen are essential cornerstones to making you thrive and contribute to our further success.

At Sandvik Coromant, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background leads to a better environment for our employees, our business and our customers. We’re looking forward to meeting you – until then you’re welcome to check out some of your future colleagues at our career site and visit our website, LinkedIn or Facebook page to get to know us further.
How to apply
Send your application no later than August 15, 2022.
Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at (Job ID: R0043209). As we aim for an open and fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. Shortly after the last application date, you’ll therefore be asked to take a personality and logic ability test.
Contact information
Are you curious to know more about this position? Contact your future manager:
Ewa Korsgaard, Senior Manager Business Solutions & Automation, +46 70 647 89 81
Union contacts
Thomas Lilja, Unionen, +46 (0)26-26 66 59
Kerstin Norlén, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)70-616 42 83
Robert Brandt, Unionen, +46 (0)26-26 65 47

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services at +46 (0)26-261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
Anton Karlsson

Sandvik Coromant is part of the 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 customer partnership ensure the development of machining technologies that change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 1700 patents worldwide, employs around 7700 staff, and is represented in more than 150 countries.

Deadline: Aug 15
Job-ID: R0043209

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