We leverage our open-mindedness, team spirit and diversity and combine seemingly contradictory elements in an intelligent way. In this manner, we create something new, something bigger, something trailblazing. What we create has not been possible before and, thus, we open up a whole new world of possibilities for you.
Although manufacturing is still in the early stages of transformation, the future of manufacturing is already here. This massive digitalization implies a huge potential for increased productivity, agility and improvements in work environments. To strengthen its industry-leading position within Digital Manufacturing, Sandvik Machining Solutions (SMS) is building a Digital Center of Excellence, driving the strategic development of our SMS digital agenda, managing back-end synergies, and focusing on technical development within infrastructure, data security and certain aspects of information and communications technology. Now, we are looking for someone with the courage and motivation to take the lead in building up this Digital Center of Excellence and who wants to exert strong influence on the future of the organization. The location for this position is flexible within Sweden or Europe.
Job Summary
As Head of Digital Center of Excellence, you are the leader with the mandate to create something new and different in one of the world’s leading manufacturing companies. You take the lead in setting strategic direction and building the SMS Digital Center of Excellence, starting with a small existing business in Tool Lifecycle Management that, partly through acquisitions, will grow and secure that SMS can generate significant revenue, enabling you to create a sustainable business. You are responsible for defining and implementing the new business model and governance for the Digital Center of Excellence, and for developing our business in the area of Digital Manufacturing through organic growth of capabilities and through mergers and acquisitions (M&A). You ensure the development and commitment of the team and challenge the way we have done things in the past, bringing this area into a modern environment and leading the way forward.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with a degree and at least ten years’ experience from working in the digital field, who has extensive understanding of the manufacturing industry environment. Your career up until now includes being part of start-up ventures where you have built successful and sustainable teams or organizations from scratch and, as you understand how we may use new and fast moving technology to our benefit, you are well prepared for the challenge to introduce digital solutions into our industrial setting. As we act on the global stage, your communication skills in English must be exceptional, both verbally and in writing.
Where others see many, we see you – personally – and your character fascinates us, as you are a highly motivated entrepreneur with a strong belief in what you are doing. Your energy and commitment to the mission, in combination with great communication skills, inspires others to follow your lead and gets the business smoothly on board with changes and new ideas. Most importantly, you really thrive when given the opportunity to be a role model and setting the pace and roadmap in the development of a new business culture.
We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Fredrik Vejgården, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 266 247
Union contacts - Sweden
Thomas Eriksson, Unionen, +46 (0)70 261 04 82
Anders Nilsson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 266 603
Inga-Lena Hedqvist, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 264 073
Send your application no later than December 1, 2016. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.se/career, Job ID: 343087.
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)20 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
Anne Thunström
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We have world-leading positions in selected areas - tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. In 2014 the Group had about 47,000 employees and representation in approximately 130 countries, with sales of about 89,000 million SEK.
Deadline: 1 Dec
Job-ID: 343087