Role details

Sawmill Manager (m/f)

Poland   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Wood Industry
  • International manufacturing company

About Our Client

Our Client is a global leading provider of Wood products with many production units in Europe

Job Description

  • Managerial responsibility for the optimal utilization of all assets as well as a cost effective production
  • Steers all efforts for Safety, Operations Improvement and Operation Efficiency optimization in order to meet or exceed planned KPI's of efficiency and performance
  • Develops and sets priorities for wood supply to maximize benefits in total value chain
  • Is driving the spirit of continuous improvement to create a winning culture in the unit
  • Directly leads and defines clear objectives for the mill management team, responsible for people management
  • Has formal responsibilities for the production site, buildings, environmental and local community related issues and is responsible for labor law
  • In addition the unit manager will be participating in different projects in the Central European Operations organization

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in the sawmilling business is an advantage, but not a must
  • Highly skilled operations leader who has a proven track record of efficiently and successfully managing a production site over 5 - 8 years.
  • A suitable University degree or higher vocational diploma
  • Strong management and leadership capabilities
  • Very good command of English
  • Good communication skills with all levels, i.e. senior management and shop floor workers
  • Excellent change management skills and practice in implementing continuous improvement processes
  • Very good understanding of financial KPI's and the ability to create and manage production budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and budgets
  • Good and proven leadership skills in keeping co-workers motivated and on a good performance level
  • Strong problem solving: Assessing problem situations, gathering relevant information, generate possible solutions and making recommendations how to resolve the problems
  • Good knowledge of legal issues, quality and safety standards

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits package
  • Possibility to work within international structures

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