Head of Sandvik Coromant Digital Machining

Sandvik Coromant
den 19 oktober 2017
den 22 november 2017
Magnus Ekbäck

Today, things are happening fast and on a global scale. Winners understand changes in customer demands and market conditions – and adjust their ways to be able to capitalize. Some of the changes that we see today, such as customers going global and increasing digital customer interactions, emphasize the need for a more unified global approach.

Although manufacturing is still in the early stages of transformation, the future of manufacturing is already here. This digitalization implies a big potential for increased productivity, agility and improvements in work environments. Sandvik Coromant is strengthening the Digital Machining team that create attractive digital solutions for our customers’ value chain, specifically in design & planning and machining. We are looking for someone with the experience from building new digital business and technology offerings in the space of Internet of Things (IoT) and motivation to successfully take lead in building this team and who wants to exert strong influence on the future of the organization. The location for this position is within Sweden.

Key performance areas
As Head of Sandvik Coromant Digital Machining, you are a carrier of a new culture and the leader with the mandate to create something new and different in one of the world’s leading manufacturing companies. You develop the future business within the area of Digital Machining and participate driving the activities across Sandvik Coromant. You are also the bridge between today’s way of doing business and the new business practices in the digital arena.

You take lead in executing the strategic direction for Sandvik Coromant to further develop in Digital Machining through organic growth of capabilities and you capture the opportunities of strategic partnership as well as mergers and acquisitions (M&A). You ensure the development and commitment of the team, develop relationships and bring in capabilities from the outside, and by challenging the way we have done things in the past, you bring this area into a modern environment and lead the way forward.

You report directly to the Vice President Strategy and Business Development of Sandvik Coromant.

Your profile
We are looking for someone with a relevant degree and proven experience from working in the digital field. You have extensive understanding of the manufacturing industry environment and strong commercial experience and have managed large organizational change, including a business shift into the digital market. You also have solid experience and a proven track record of building new digital business practices and technology offerings in the IoT arena and understand how we may use new and fast moving technology to our benefit. 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 interests us, as you are an innovator and a highly motivated change manager with a unique ability to inspire others to follow your lead and get the business smoothly on board with changes and new ideas. Your energy and commitment to the mission, in combination with your creativity and great communication skills, are keys to bringing success to your work. Most importantly, you 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: Magnus Ekbäck, Vice President Strategy and Business Development, +46 (0)26 266 490 Tony Sjöstrand, HR Business Partner, + 46 (0)26 264 013  

Union contacts:
Thomas Lilja, Unionen, +46 (0)70 261 04 82
Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 984
Anna Åkesson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)70 642 83 29 

As selection and interviews are made on an ongoing basis, we kindly ask you to send your application as soon as possible and no later than November 22, 2017. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.com/career, Job ID: 355163

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)20 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist
Anne Thunström, Executive Talent Acquisition Manager, +46(0)26 260 394

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.

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