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Department Manager for VELUX Modular Skylight Production

At the VELUX Group, we give you the chance to grow. To shape your own career. To work in an international environment. To be part of a company that leads the market in sustainable indoor living. We offer you a world of opportunities – if you have the ability and the drive to take them. 

Would you like to be at the head of a group of competent and experienced industrial operators? And would you like an opportunity to put your mark on an exciting industry within one of the strongest brands in the global building materials sector? 

We are looking for a talented department manager for our factories in Grindsted and Østbirk – someone who would thrive using your professionalism, your personality and high drive to systematically motivate and develop your employees to sustain high product quality and obtain common production objectives.

Your challenges

The position is placed in two different locations – in Grindsted and in Østbirk – a distance of approx. 45 minutes drive. Your role as department manager will be to plan the production, prioritise resources as well as coach and lead your employees securing a high level of employee job satisfaction. You will be overall responsible for the pultruding processes in Grindsted and preparation of components for assembly in Østbirk.

You will refer to the factory manager and be a natural part of the management group working closely together to continuously develop and optimise the factory.

Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Secure a high degree of safety, stability and an optimised production through collaboration with your employees and sparring with the management
  • Drive visible, present and action-oriented management and make people and processes interact
  • Be responsible for further development and implementation of lean activities with yourself as the driving part leading the way as role model and anchoring the culture
  • Contribute to a continued optimisation of the production setup and processes in order to maximise quality and efficiency
  • Collaborate and interact with other VELUX units cross-functionally

Your qualifications

Maybe you have an education as production technologist, technician within industrial production or the like. Your career is on the move and you probably have 3-5 years of manager experience in a make to order company. You are quite unshakable when met by changes and challenges - in fact, you like challenging the existing. On top of that, the years of experience has taught you to see the big picture and to always keep motivating your team.

On a personal level, you have a problem-solving mindset focusing on the same problems do not occur several times. You are motivated by a job where you can take the lead and work systematically to obtain high quality and effective production. Other people describe you as an analytical, structured and persistent person committed to deliver high quality results.

Your opportunities

You will become part of an ambitious team manufacturing composite profiles to VELUX Modular Skylights and other companies in VKR Holding A/S. We work as one team and believe in empowering people by sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility, endorsing collaborative behaviour and investing in people, who strive to make a difference. The job is characterised by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humour.

The VELUX Group offers exciting challenges and great opportunities of influencing your own development and career path. You will be inspired by highly qualified and committed colleagues and our core values of commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are demonstrated every day.

Application and contact

If you have any questions about the position or the VELUX Group, please feel free to contact HR Partner Carsten Jensen at + 45 29 49 95 31 or Factory Manager Henry Nørgaard at +45 29 44 62 98.

We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible and no later than 31. December 2017.

Our company

For 75 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world; making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and intelligent home controls. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate, for work and learning, for play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 40 countries and around 9,500 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family.

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