Nordic Paper has been producing paper in Scandinavia since the late 19th century and continue to make top-quality paper and pulp that suits our customers’ needs today. We are an independent manufacturer and our modern pulp and paper mills are the heart of our business.
Our two pulp mills and four paper mills, – in Bäckhammar, Säffle, Åmotfors and Greåker produce top-quality paper while meeting and exceeding strict Nordic environmental standards.
We are your global paper partner; today we supply customers in more than 80 countries. We deliver the paper you want with the specifications you need. We work with you to develop and manufacture exactly the right paper to help you do better business. Nordic Papers turnover for 2015 was 2600 MSEK and the company has 600 employees in Sweden and Norway


Technical Manager

Sista ansökan: 2016-09-01

As the Technical Manager you'll have overall responsibility for technology and process development and to managing and implementing investment projects at the Nordic Paper Group at its four production units in Sweden and Norway. The role includes working with both operational and strategic issues at management level.

You are a member in the Group's local mill management team and also in the Investment Committee together with CEO, CFO, Director of Operation, and the Group Controller.
You reports directly to the Director of Operation.

The work involves close collaboration with other functions within the Nordic Paper such as mill managements, department superintendents, production technicians as well as operators and the Group's other support functions i.e. Purchasing, IT, etc.

The position involves no direct reporting staff but as Technical Manager, you have the responsibility for leading the teams and production management to strategically evaluate, distribute, planning and staffing the upcoming investment projects

· Plan, communicate and manage project scope, budget, objectives and performance requirements based on stakeholder demands.
· Project manager for selected projects.
· Establish project plans regarding the scope, objectives, timing and resources to plan, organization and cost budget and implement, manage and monitor project plans.
· Create project teams, which means defining roles and responsibilities and to lead groups against targets.
· Coordinator of the objectives, budget and expenses within the framework of Nordic Paper´s investment budget.
· Ensuring that business investment resources are used most efficiently.
· Lead and implement investment projects through active collaboration with outside vendors, project owners (mill managers, department superintendents etc) and with other entities in the Nordic Paper.
· Compile requests for quotes and evaluate quotes and negotiate with Purchasing to select the right vendor and be responsible for the technical content of contracts and orders corresponds to what is planned.
· Monitor production and installation so that the contract terms are followed.
· Budget Responsibility, cost reporting, cost Approval / invoicing.
· Performance against sustainability targets.
· Responsible for benchmarking within Nordic Paper,” Star for growth”.
· Responsible for the continues improvement program within Nordic Paper “technician and process”, action plans, rot cause analysis ( RCA ) etc.
· Support the mill management, department superintendents with trouble shooting.

Skills and competences
· Previous management experience in production or process management.
· We expect that you have a leadership that is characterized by participation, involvement and interest in managing and develop both technology and people.
· Understanding of operations and environment.
· Logical, analytical and structured.
· Strong driving probability.
· Openness and Integrity.
· Result oriented mindset.

Education and Experiences
· Science Engineering Master degree or essential.
· > 10 years technical / operational experience in paper & pulp industry
· Project management training
· Leadership training

Fluent in English and Swedish languages