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Operations Director

Operations Director
DSI Underground Merol Sp. z o.o.
Przemysłowa 30, 37-450 Stalowa Wola

At Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions (SMR) we are now looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, and empowering leader to join us as the Operations Director for our DSI Underground Merol production plant in Stalowa Wola, Poland. Midterm perspective is to take succession of the plant managers role.

Are you prepared to embark on an exciting journey to continuously improve processes of a dynamically growing plant? If you find passion in being a leader and driving supply chain, plant controlling and purchasing processes, then this might be the job for you!

About us


DSI Underground is the world’s leading supplier of ground support products, systems and solutions, which is part of the Sandvik capital group, a global, high-tech engineering group providing solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining and infrastructure industries. DSI Underground is present in 70 countries and employs over 3,000 people including engineers and technical specialists with in-depth experience in the underground industry.

With market-leading brands covering everything from bolting systems through to injection chemicals and resin capsules, we reinforce mines, tunnels, and underground structures, helping our customers advance underground, and advance towards their objectives – faster and more efficiently than ever.

About the role


The purpose of this role is to ensure the commercial success of the plant. You will be working in close cooperation with the finance manager and the current plant manager. As part of the global supply chain organization, you will be shaping efficient supply of internal and external customers. The role has significant exposure to regional and global executives. To drive the success, you can count on a team of experts in your controlling, logistics and purchasing departments. Forward-looking, we are searching for a candidate to step up to the role of plant manager in midterm.

Your responsibilities

  • Leading, managing and developing employees in the Operations Department

  • Managing local supply chain (forecasting & production planning, control of inventories) and plant controlling activities (ensuring proper reporting processes for plant and logistics KPI, product costing and pricing, investment payback calculation)

  • Managing all purchasing activities (direct and indirect materials, ensuring efficient sourcing and proper net working capital levels)

  • Continuously improving ERP and Supply Chain processes, coordinating projects, being a core interface partner for IT

Our requirements
Mandatory:

  • University degree medium or higher degree in Business Admin, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or adjacent discipline

  • Min. 7 years of relevant work experience in controlling and / or supply chain role in a production plant environment

  • Min. 3 years of leadership experience in a managerial position

  • Good understanding of value and profitability enhancing levers

  • Very good command of English

  • Result-driven, hands-on mentality

  • Continuous improvement DNA

  • Promoting a development culture; fostering learning and growth environment

Will be an advantage:

  • Project Management qualification

  • Experience in lean manufacturing

  • Good understanding of EPR Systems (Business Central)

  • Basic knowledge of business intelligence systems

We offer

  • Creative environment with a mandate to shape and improve processes

  • Clear career perspective

  • Working for a global player with a culture of safety, innovation and fair play

  • Opportunities for professional competence development

  • Hybrid work model

  • Attractive compensation package including a company car

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I consent to the processing of my personal data by DSI Underground Merol Sp. z o.o. for the purposes of the recruitment process for the position of Business Development Professional in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to data processing personal data and on the free movement of such data and the repeal of Directive 95/46 / EC (GDPR)"