Site Manager Salt Sweden

Site Manager Salt Sweden

Job description:

We are now seeking a Site Manager. As a Site Manager you will be responsible for implementation and managing efficient supply chain operational and development activities at Salt Specialties in Gothenburg, Åhus and external depots in the Nordic region. In total 5 plants/depots are in scope within agreed upon standards, costs and service levels. Initiate and execute continuous improvement and improvement projects with aim to increase overall supply chain efficiency and to reduce costs. Site manager for the plant in Gothenburg and main responsible for assuring plant operations fulfil legal and company requirements in close cooperation with the Commercial Manager for North Europe.

Main responsibilities
Site manager for the Gothenburg plant and Åhus plant. Responsible for assuring all operations within the plants are compliant and in accordance to legal and company requirements. CAPEX/OPEX responsible for the Swedish plants. Overall budget and process responsible for logistics and maintenance. Overall responsible to develop and ensure engagement among employees. One direct report and six indirect reports. Contact person for the Swedish authorities in terms of the site.

Supply Chain Design (Strategy & Planning)
Responsible for total supply chain efficiency with aim to reduce cost and waste within the supply chain and to draw advantages from economics of scale. Align activities within the supply chain to a common set of processes with the aim to reduce complexity. Identify weak links within the supply chain and remove or bridge these. Define and manage KPI's and reporting tools that visualize the supply chain efficiency.

Supply Chain performance (Daily delivery performance & Customer satisfaction)
Is responsible for the development of long term (+2 years) to short term (0-2 years) supply plans for each depot/warehouse. Realize optimization of planning parameters (stock-turn over, OTIF, purchased quantities). Working together with Customer Service and Local Purchasers to realize and implement these plans.

Logistics (Physical distribution & Warehousing)
Accountable for the quantity, quality and efficiency with regards to warehousing and transport activities within agreed upon targets. Pro-active in pursuing continuous improvement. Analyze and report performance against budget, take corrective action in case of deviations.

Effective and efficient structures and systems (Responsibility)
Ensures continuous improvement of working processes, structures and systems. Select appropriate management tools for monitoring and improving performance. Ensure realization and integration of improvement projects, investment initiatives (preparations) and actions within the supply chain.

Local HSE Manager and responsible for activities describes in the sites HSE functions document. Responsible that all depots in scope are compliant to the HSE regulations. Implement improvement proposals according to BU & sBU policies. Overall responsible for process quality at the related to warehouse and distribution processes at site. Responsible for maintaining standards and work procedures according to stipulated in GDP.

Purchasing (PR & NPR)
Accountable for establishing and negotiating contracts for warehousing, and other third party services relevant for the supply chain. Establish a strong working relationship with Central Purchasing Transport department. Secure that the transport relations in scope for this role are considered in general tender processes managed by the Central Purchasing Transport department. NPR key user at site.

Why join us?
Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Torben Braendgaard, Site Manager.
Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Sören Möller, Site Director +4561141946
For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Gustav Sjöholm, HR Business Partner , +46730202150 eller

For unions related questions please contact:
Sveriges Ingenjörer: Anna-Lena Palm +46 303 851 13
Unionen: Magnus Svensson, Unionen. 0303-85838

If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact:

We are organized in three Businesses:

Performance Formulations focuses on business lines based on tailored performance that require a high level of customer intimacy, such as those for personal care and agriculture.

Technology Solutions includes business lines that are an integrated part of our customers' processes, such as catalysts and additives for the polymer and pulp industries.

Industrial Chemicals encompasses our salt-chlorine value chain, which supplies end markets ranging from lightweight metals and plastics to pharmaceuticals.

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The application process
After the closing date, we will start the selection process.
In our first selection we thoroughly go through all the applications. If your skills and qualifications match the profile we are looking for, you will be invited to an initial phone interview that takes approximately 30 minutes. If you proceed in our selection process we invite you to a face-to-face interview that takes about 1,5 hours. There you will meet with the recruiter and the hiring manager.

We look forward to your application!
We kindly ask you as an internal candidate to apply with your Nouryon email.
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

Profile description:

  • University Degree in logistics / supply chain management or equivalent
  • + 5 years work experience of supply chain management
  • Experience in Purchasing and Replenishment planning
  • Quality management
  • Export/Import procedures and custom clearance procedures
  • Previous experience of Health, Safety and Environment procedures and frameworks
  • Environment/sustainability
  • Harbour Security / PFSO trained
  • Previous experience of SAP MM/SD and preferably experience from forecasting and WMS systems
  • Proven project management skills and ability to manage complex multiple demands.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills, able to work at all levels and cross-functionally
  • Ability to build business cases and strategically align them with other departments and levels in the organization
Personality and competences
  • Proactive, taking ownership and problem-solving mentality.
  • Managerial qualities
  • Work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication- and interpersonal skills.
  • Reliable and drive to succeed.
  • Pragmatic and hands-on mentality.
  • Creative in finding solutions and opportunities.
Mer info
Område Göteborgs stad
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör, Ingenjör
Typ av anställning Tillsvidareanställd
Rekrytering hanteras av Nouryon
Sista ansökningsdag 22 sept 2020 (4 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.