Production and HSE Manager

Production and HSE Manager

Valmet

Ovar, Portugal

Are you the energetic and pro-active leader and ready to pursue new and exciting challenges?

Valmet is looking for a Production and Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Manager to lead and develop a industrial textile manufacturing unit in Ovar, Portugal.

As a Production and HSE manager your main task is to lead and develop the production process of industrial textiles to improve performance, cost competitiveness, profitability and the health and safety environment in line with the set targets.

This job has supervisory responsibilities with respect to a direct team, and overall responsibility of approximately 80 employees in the new production site in Ovar. You will work in close co-operation with the managers in the current Ovar manufacturing unit to ensure efficient use of resources.

You will participate in the management team work in Ovar. You will also have an important role in developing the global manufacturing capabilities of industrial textiles. Hence, you are expected to work regularly with the defined global managers as well as with the production unit managers in other Valmet locations, especially in Portugal and in China.

Your main responsibilities during the first year of service are closely connected to a production transfer project plan regarding production transfer from Finland to Portugal. You will have a crucial role in selecting and developing your team and in managing the machinery and facility construction together with the project team.

Are you the leader we are looking for to manage the new unit in a safe and efficient way from the very beginning till the fully operational speed with strong continuous improvement mindset?

Key Responsibilities

  • Set, cascade and follow-up the targets of the employees in the selected key performance indicators, e.g. in HSE, quality, volumes and productivity;
  • manage and optimize production volumes and capacity costs to match the lead time / delivery accuracy targets;
  • manage the production unit budget including e.g. labor, material, inventory and maintenance costs;
  • develop and execute plans and programs to ensure effective use of manpower, equipment, space and materials;
  • Lead and manage the performance, engagement and development of employees, e.g.;
  • manage and advocate a safe and healthy worki place for all employees;
  • direct and guide good organizing and training of working methods and operational processes;
  • manage the performance of employees to ensure proper working practices, safety adherence and conformity to policies, procedures and targets;
  • Lead the organization to adopt to continuous improvement mindset;
  • Ensure compliance of HSE requirements and Quality management system;
  • Promote co-operation and knowledge sharing inside the production unit and among other Valmet industrial textile units.

Key requirements

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Engineering;
  • App. 5 years of related experience (product, quality, manufacturing, HSE) including working in a global company;
  • Manufacturing process knowledge including understanding of bottlenecks and costs;
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills including change management;
  • Independent way of working with sense of initiative;
  • Stress-tolerance;
  • Development orientation;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills (including written and verbal English);
  • Working knowledge of MS office tools;
  • Ability to collect and analyze data and lead based on that.

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