Sandvik, Inc. Supply Chain Manager, Automation in Finland

Supply Chain Manager, Automation

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Supply Chain Manager, Automation

As part of Product Area Rock Drills & Technologies the Business Unit Automation is driving an exciting revolutionary transformation of the Mining industry. This industry is going totally digital, which has a radical impact on our customers’ way of thinking, their processes and the way they run their business. Sandvik is the global market leader in this area, offering cutting edge digital products and solutions for its customers worldwide. Our offerings today include solutions for fully automated and robotic mining machines for underground and surface mining applications (AutoMine®). Sandvik also has the best in class software solutions (OptiMine®) for creating a full-process transparency and control for mining operations and maintenance management processes including location tracking in GPS denied environments, real time 3D-imaging, self-learning machines and predictive data analytics technologies.

Now is a great time to join the BU Automation team which is shaping the future of an entire industry worldwide. We are looking for an energetic and experienced Supply Chain Manager to support our rapidly growing digital product portfolio development into the future. At Sandvik, the future is now! The position is based in Tampere, Finland and reports directly to the Vice President BU Automation.

Job Profile

In this role, you are a member of the Management Team of the Business Unit (BU) Automation and you will contribute in defining and drive the execution of our overall business strategy. You lead the Business Unit Automation supply and sourcing team, across all automation and information management solutions. This is a team of well-respected experts with global scope and you must ensure their competence development and outstanding performance to deliver business results and achieve the strategic objectives of the Business Unit. The following areas are included in your scope of responsibilities:

  • Manage supply chain, sourcing, sales order processing

  • Manage customer deliveries, product structure engineering and production quality management.

  • Define and Implement Forecast– Order – Delivery process

  • Manage production planning, demand management, inventory control and ERP systems

    Your Profile We are looking for a strong leader with at least 5 years of experience in Lean based production management, production planning and/or management of supply chain. Relevant Master or Bachelor degree is required to lead our experts. The ideal candidate has a result-driven approach and a proven track record managing multiple stakeholders and customers with complex requirements, and successfully driving change initiatives across dynamic organizations. Strong people management skills, open and clear communication are key success factors for this position. Effective international networking (internal and external) and strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills in English as well as stakeholder management are required. The ideal candidate can demonstrate flexibility, speed, problem solving, cooperation, fair play, team spirit, innovation and analytical skills.

    We offer you challenging and interesting role with high impact and high visibility, in a truly international environment as well as opportunities for your professional development.

    Contact Information

    For further information about this position, please contact:

    Riku Pulli, Vice President, Business Unit Automation,

    For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Sandvik's HR Services, Finland, tel. +358 (0)800 1 44 444.

    Send your application and CV in English including your salary expectation by May 2nd, 2018.

    Read about Sandvik and apply at

    Job ID: 359791

    Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2017, the Group had approximately 43,000 employees and sales of 91 billion SEK in more than 150 countries within continuing operations.

Deadline: 2 May

Job-ID: 359791