Operations Program Manager
Would you be interested in influencing what will happen in the future of hearing aids? Do you like to interact with people at all levels within the organisation? Are you motivated by converting customer needs into development of operational efficient products?
Then this may be your next career growing opportunity.
The Operations Program team is now looking for a skilled and ambitious colleague to join our exciting journey with a mission to give people unlimited access to a world of sound by providing perfect hearing.
Widex and the operations Program manager team
Widex is a family owned company founded in Denmark in 1956. Today, we are one of the world’s leading manufacturers in hearing aids. Our products are sold in 100+ markets to customers ranging from governments and larger chains to small and independent shop owners and individual end customers. Our business is healthy and growing.
The Operation Program Manager team is a cross-functional team who reports directly to VP Global Supply Chain, Sourcing and Operation Programs within Operations. Each program manager is dedicated to a development stream within product development, where you will be responsible for a part of the HA stream. Each stream has a Program Management team with Program Managers from both Development and Marketing. The overall stream responsible is the Program Director, which the Program Managers reports to in the program work. The Program Director is overall responsible for delivering the products in your stream as agreed with executive management.
The Operations Program Manager has the interdisciplinary, overall project management responsibility for the tasks in the program, which primarily relates to manufacturing and supply chain, ie production engineering, process development, quality department, supply chain, insourcing / outsourcing and assembly / test.
We offer exciting tasks and career development opportunities where you exercise great personal influence on the direction you wish to take. Our approach is to let high engagement combined with strong results be the precursor to opportunities and have a strong track record in promoting our high-potentials.
We are based in Lynge close to Allerød with our very own wind turbine, making us the only Co2 neutral self-supplying energy site in the world.
Your Background and Personal Profile
You possess a comprehensive program and project manager toolbox that you wish to apply in a setting with emphasis on advancing technologically superior solutions that improve quality of life for millions of people with hearing challenges around the world.
As a person, you are motivated by seeing the results of your work as well as engaging with others to create them. You are diligent, curious and impactful. Your approach is self-starting and you convincingly engage stakeholders on all levels of the organization, from shop floor employees to top management.
You hold a university degree in engineering, economics, or other relevant education within a commercial area. You have professional experience from a relevant position with proven results. Your profile is commercial with broad experience within supply chain, production and you understand operational cost and performance drivers.
- Minimum 5 years of project management experience from larger production company
- Several years of Global Operation/Supply chain experience
- Strong analytical skills with ability to handle large quantitative analyses
- Leadership mindset with ability to run projects independently
- High willingness to learn
- High empathy and good ability to interact across the organization in an international setting
- Strong communication skills
- Strong skills in Excel, PowerPoint and other basic windows tools
The corporate language is English and the candidate should therefore be fluent in English both oral and written.
Practical experience with industries like medical devices, pharmaceuticals as well as functional experience in Supply Chain optimization or production is a plus
If you have any questions in relation to the position, please contact V.P. Martin Kirk at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submission is December 13th, but applications will be evaluated accordingly
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