Job ID:  93051
Country:  Sweden
City:  Vårgårda
Professional area:  Production
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Vårgårda, SE, 44731


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com




Department: Production
Location: Vargarda, Sweden

Role: Permanent



Process Lead 



What this position is about - Purpose:


As a Process Lead, you'll develop the team's technical expertise in process control for your assigned Cell, ensuring achievement of production volumes, quality standards, and KPI targets. You'll drive continuous improvement, support new initiatives and product tests, and lead problem-solving to enhance line performance and equipment utilization. Additionally, you'll focus on team development and adoption of new IWS standards and methodologies.


What will you do - Responsibilities:


  • Participate and contribute to line DDS on process-related aspects, as Centerline and changeover DMS owner 
  • Control the results to confirm the effectiveness of identified actions
  • Ensure indentification and elimination of losses though root cause problem solving
  • Together with the rest of Cell Team, develop short term (24-hour) and mid-term (<90 days) action plans to improve process control and eliminate machine stops
  • Set priority of the team and participate in key planned activities
  • Be reesponsible for establishing, maintaining and improving the effectiveness of assigned Daily Management Systems
  • Coach and train operating teams in technical aspects of equipment, in line with IWS principles, ensuring IWS methodology is in place, properly executed to achieve the operational objectives of assigned Cell
  • Be responsible for controlling the use of SAP / EAM system and carrying out activities at the right time

Who are we looking for - Requirements:


  • Degree in Engineering or Production Management
  • First experience on a similar position
  • Excellent English and Swedish fluently written and spoken
  • PC literacy (MS Office)
  • Knowledge of production technologies
  • Knowledge of standards of factory and data driven improvement programs, Lean Manufacturing (KAIZEN, TPM, TQP, JIT), ISO/EHS
  • Knowledge on IWS principles and routine
  • PC literacy (MS Office)
  • Advanced analytical skills


You will be successful in this role if you :


  • Have a strong “can do” and “willing to help” attitude
  • Strive to exceed Customers’ expectations


What do you get - Benefits:


You will have the opportunity to work in a role with a lot of variety in a great working culture and environment in a multinational company. Besides this, we are operating in a modern environment with beautiful surroundings. In addition, we will offer you:


  • Development opportunities: both personally and professionally
  • Company performance bonus scheme
  • Wellness allowance
  • Health benefits such as medical care and doctor visits
  • Access to the local company benefits portal, providing exclusive discounts and services
  • To support us in maintaining a safe and secure work environment, we adhere to local collective bargaining agreements


What are the next steps – Recruitment process:


Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.






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