Efficient and productive end-to-end operations are only possible when all parts of the process are optimized and aligned. Sandvik Coromant has a strong legacy of highly integrated IT-solutions and early adoption of new ways of thinking in this area. New challenges in the world around us is calling for further development. Digitalization in the interface to our customers as well as in our internal ways of working is also an important factor when designing our future IT landscape and tools.
We are entering a new phase in establishing stronger collaboration between IT and our business processes, and in order to bring IT closer to our business, we are now looking for someone to lead Sandvik Coromant’s IT organization – someone who is motivated by the opportunity to be part of a new initiative and lead the way forward. The position will preferably be located in Sandviken.
Key performance areas 
In this position, you are accountable for the effectiveness of our IT solutions. By this we mean both how well IT is designed to support our daily operations and also the availability of our platforms and solutions in all parts of the world. You are able to contribute to digitalization that increases our efficiency and truly understand how digitalization will change and strengthen our customer offer.
You create awareness of IT’s value and act to ensure successful deliveries and communicate effectively with the entire organization. Naturally, you work closely to SMS IT and Sandvik GSS and ensure the development and commitment of the team and develop relationships, and by challenging the way we have done things in the past, you bring this area into our business and lead the way forward. On top of leading your own organization, your capability in creating alliances with other key stakeholders both within and outside of Sandvik Coromant is vital. In addition, you manage total cost of ownership related to IT.
In this position you report directly to the VP Global Operations and travel is a natural part of the job.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with relevant knowledge gained from an academic background or a comprehensive working career and you have experience from leading a function which enables IT delivery to core business. You are also experienced in change management and have a proven track record of optimizing cost and performance. Good knowledge and experience of Sandvik Coromant is considered advantageous and as we are a truly global company, your skills in English must be excellent.
In this recruitment, we place great value on your people management abilities, which makes you well prepared for leading a team in changing setting. You have excellent communication and motivation skills, a convincing manner and a strong track record from building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders at all levels. You are structured and set clear goals, oriented toward solutions and results, and with your well-developed business understanding, you enable an IT delivery truly supporting Sandvik Coromant.
We actively work to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
Contact information 
For further information about this position, please contact:
Ulf Lundahl, recruiting manager, +46 (0)70 593 07 24
Union contacts
Anders Nilsson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 266 603
Raimo Annanolli, Unionen, +46 (0)26 266 494
Send your application no later than September 20, 2016. Read more about Sandvik and apply atwww.sandvik.com/career,, Job ID: 346568.
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
André Söderholm

Sandvik Coromant is a part of 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 partnerships with customers support the development of advanced machining technologies and systems that will change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 3100 patents worldwide, employs over 8,000 staff, and is represented in 130 countries.
Deadline: 20 Sep
Job-ID: 346568