Do you have an analytical mindset, have new ideas and a technical interest and love to meet and speak to new people. If your answer is yes, then this is a perfect position for you. We are looking for Plant Manager to Agro Recycling Oy part of Lantmännen Biorefineries and the Lantmännen Group.. This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in developing and growing a key part of Lantmännen’s bio-based circular economy. You will have a holistic view of the whole production and lead an exciting growth journey.
Agro Recycling Oy is a part of Lantmännen Biorefineries. At the recycling plants, food residues from bakeries and other industries are collected and processed. The recycled material is then refined at Lantmännen Biorefineries in Norrköping, Sweden, into bioethanol and feed.
As Plant Manager you will be responsible for operations at our recycling hub in Kotka. You will manage a small team of operators and run the plant together with your team.
Plant Manager responsibilities include leading and developing the unit to ensure operational targets are achieved in respect of productivity, efficiency, quality, and costs. You develop, execute and follow-up on strategic and operational activities and have budget responsibility for the production costs of the hub. You ensure that the business operates in accordance with national legislation and environmental permit, as well as in line with Lantmännen’s internal policies and guidelines.
Your role includes QEHS responsibility for the hub, where you ensure a healthy & safe work environment and promote a culture of continuous improvement. You manage, motivate, and develop your employees to achieve exceptional individual and team performance and potential. Besides your own unit, your main contact areas will be the Recycling manager, the Recycling team consisting of procurement and other Recycling units, and QEHS within Biorefineries – these units are located abroad and therefore good English knowledge is required in this position. You will also have contact with other Lantmännen businesses as well as suppliers, authorities, and accredited bodies that monitor and assess the plant.
In this role you will also have a close cooperation with the purchasers, who are located in Sweden. You will be their extended arm in Finland, meaning you will be in contact with our current Finnish suppliers and visit potential suppliers.
The production is today running daytime Monday-Friday, which will be extended in the coming years as the incoming volumes grow. You report to the Recycling Manager.
This is what you need to succeed:
- Experience of leading production, where knowledge or a background connected to the recycling area is a plus
- Experience of budget and follow-up within production
- Experience of leading and implementing continuous improvement initiatives
- Experience of working with machines and troubleshooting
- Good communication skills, written and spoken, in English as well as Finnish
- Flexible in your approach and comfortable handling a broad role as described above
- Analytical and solution-oriented with a problem-solving mindset, where you deliver results through involving and engaging others
- Having a holistic mindset where you work with the greater picture in mind
- Trustworthy and communicative. You are great at collaborating in teams and building long-lasting relationships, both internally and externally
You share Lantmännen values - Openness, Holistic view, Drive - and Lantmännen promise of taking responsibility from Field to Fork.
What we offer you:
Lantmännen is a large international group with diverse activities throughout the entire grain value chain –from the very sprout in the field to the food on our tables. With a wide range of businesses within food, agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and real estate, Lantmännen offer career opportunities in every direction across industries, countries, companies and areas of expertise.
Please, leave your CV and salary request latest at 15.11.2022. Note that we will start the interview process as soon as we receive suitable candidates, and we will fill the position when suitable candidate is found.