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FOSS is an international family-owned company contributing to the sustainable use of agricultural resources by providing the industry’s best analytical solutions, thereby assisting our customers to improve quality and optimise food and agricultural production.

Do you want to support our endevours? And do you thrive on the shop floor ensuring timely high quality production while having an eye for optimizing processes?

Then this is a rare opportunity for you to take responsibility of leading a production facility of innovative solutions.

The job
As our new plant manager you will be leading the main production facility for our growing business. With direct reference to our Senior Vice President for Quality and Production & Supply Chain and as part of the Q&PSC management team you will head an organisation of app. 150 employees through 4 line managers, as well as a material support team, a NPI-team and a lean engineer.

You will be setting the future direction for our production as well as be an inspirational leader with an ability to create motivation, foster collaboration and facilitate implementation of new innovative production processes.

All the functions within the factory will fall under your responsibility - from  daily purchasing to pick & pack of the finished goods and be an important contributor to support the continuous growth we are experiencing.

Primary tasks

  • Exercise inspirational leadership     
  • Continue our development based on lean principles and data
  • Ensure continuous innovation throughout the value chain
  • Develop the quality of our products and processes to become even more reliable
  • Shorten lead times, predictable supply and the best service to our customers
  • Continuously improve our efficiency and reduce waste in the full supply chain
  • Ensure smooth and successful introduction of our many new products

To succeed as our new plant manager we expect you to have an educational background in either mechanical or electrical engineering. In addition, we expect that you have sound experience running a production facility in a lean environment with a high level of technical complexity.

It is a prerequisite that you speak and write both Danish and English.

Personal skills
You are a strong communicator, able to set the direction and inspire your employees to work in new ways benefitting from the possibilities of optimizing production. Having a large variety of stakeholders, you are able to lead and communicate with employees and colleagues from very different backgrounds and educations. One minute having technical discussions on the shop floor, the next minute presenting thoughts on the future to the corporate management of FOSS.

You will have a diverse workday demanding strong collaborative skills with an ability to interact fast and smoothly across departments.

We offer
An exciting job in an international, innovative and highly succesfull organisation with more than 1,500 colleagues around the world. We are market leaders and are very proud of the solutions we provide to the customers, assisting them in improving their performance.

We have a high employee satisfaction and an informal working culture, with focus on content and results, where a good sense of humour is always appreciated.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Per Sonne Sørensen, Senior Vice President, Quality and Production & Supply Chain, or +45 2761 6813.

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, or religion.

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