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Title:  Project Engineer

Job ID:  92180
Country:  Sweden
City:  Vårgårda
Professional area:  Engineering
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Vårgårda, O, 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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Project Engineer



As Project Engineer, you'll lead Project Engineering activities, ensuring factory functions meet commitments in SERVICE, INVESTMENT, AGILITY, PEOPLE, and CORE COMPETENCIES through effective leadership, training, and coaching. Responsibilities include CapEx management, BAP/Memo preparation, and coordinating suppliers/contractors. You'll drive improvement programs in Production, oversee new processes, and identify technical training needs. Additionally, you'll collaborate with Production, Factory Quality, and Product Development Teams on technical projects.



What will you do - Responsibilities:


  • Lead engineering projects to achieve business objectives focusing on Safety, Quality, Service, and Cost. Ensure compliance with local laws and regulations
  • Manage factory CapEx, prepare business case, and oversee implementation to meet business goals
  • Ensure EHS compliance, housekeeping, and 5S in Engineering areas, promoting "Best Practice" standards for safety and infestation management
  • Support NPD initiatives by providing timely engineering solutions
  • Represent the company professionally to the business community and customers
  • Ensure compliance with JTI standards, management systems, policies, and procedures
  • Cooperate on health and safety matters to prevent injuries and ill health
  • Plan and execute projects to prevent incidents and injuries, managing various tasks and projects as needed
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks, support requests, and maintain a proactive and helpful attitude to exceed customer expectations


Who are we looking for - Requirements:


  • Engineering Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated work experience in automation/mechanical engineering
  • Excellent English and Swedish written and spoken
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • 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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