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Job ID:  91626
Country:  Sweden
City:  Vårgårda
Professional area:  Engineering
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 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, nine years running

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

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Engineering Manager



What will you do - Responsibilities:


Key Role: 

  • Lead & coordinate the Engineering Department (including Building & Utilities and Environment, Health & Safety) to achieve factory and department commitments
  • Responsible for CapEx Projects, Production & Engineering Support, Waste handling, HVAC, Buildings, Compressors, Water system, Steam system, Hydro Power, Electrical Network, Sprinkler System, Site services, Environment, Health & Safety
  • Act as a management representative and represent the company professionally at all times to the business community and costumers
  • Ensure compliance with Legal Requirements, JTI Corporate Standards, Management systems, Global and Local Policies and Procedures, Improvement Programs, JT Contamination Prevention Program, Code of Conduct and 5S3R


Annual Strategic Plan (ASP) preparation & Management of KPI’s:

  • Perform planning of solid long-term engineering solutions based on feasibility engineering studies and give support to other functions with correct information for the managers to fulfil their responsibilities in the Annual & Strategic Planning process: CapEx projects, BAP/Memo preparation, OpEx planning, Capacity, Yield, Performance, HC, Training, Environment, Health & Safety 
  • Deliver Engineering & EHS objectives and improvements as per target, through proper planning, implementation and analyzing of actuals, following up improvement actions and continuous communication via visual management tools
  • Follow up performance and provide reports to Management and rapid feedback to the shop floor


Setting up department & Development of People: 

  • Provide supervision, guidance and direction to department members and responsible for all communications provided to the department
  • Manage the development plan by identifying individual training needs for the team, conduct staff appraisals, talent reviews and performance-related activities, and ensure all work is conducted in a safe manner according to Global and Local standards, policies, procedures and requirements
  • Responsible for the recruitment of new employees


Who are we looking for - Requirements:


  • University Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Proven experience working in Engineering in food industry
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), knowledge of Swedish is an advantage
  • Experience in Swedish Labor Law & Work Environment is an advantage 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and preferable experience in MS Project and CAD-editors


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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