IKEA Industry is the world’s largest producer of wooden furniture and is an integrated part of the Inter IKEA Group. IKEA Industry has 43 production units in 10 countries with about 18,500 co-workers. Every year, IKEA Industry produces more than 100 million pieces of furniture for IKEA customers. Division boards is one of four divisions and is responsible for production of innovative and sustainable wood-based boards and panels. The product range includes standard particle boards, thin HDF, lightweight boards as well as surface covered boards.Ikea Orla - producer of ultra thin HDF board, located close to Bielsk Podlaski
The Unit Manager in Orla has full responsibility for all activities in Orla plant. The main areas are: safety, sales, supply chain, production, maintenance, engineering, finance, quality, environment, health and people. Plant is operating 365 days of the year.
The Unit Manager in Orla has responsibility to secure that the Orla unit is high-performing. Focus will be to speed up continuous improvements by engaging more of our co-workers and standardizing our ways of working by ensuring that the mindset and principles of lean manufacturing is implemented.
The Unit Manager has responsibility to achieve excellent operational performance and to ensure a strategic direction is established for the business. Your responsibility is also to secure that our Code of Conduct and IWAY standards are applied as well as other health, safety and ethical requirements.
Furthermore, the Unit Manager has responsibility to deploy the IKEA Industry People Plan by strengthening our value based leadership, developing new competences, creating an innovation culture to develop our workplace of tomorrow.
As Unit Manager for Orla Boards you will lead and manage an organization that has approximately 270 co-workers. You will report to Division Manager and you will be part of the Division Boards Management team.
Is this the right challenge for you?
To succeed in the role you need to have experience from general management in an international and business environment. You need good understanding of manufacturing and preferably previous experience from wood, panel and/or process industry business as an advantage. Your capability to develop relations internally and outside the company is important.
You demonstrate our leadership capabilities, build trust and partnerships for common business direction. You communicate in a clear and comprehensive way in Polish and English language. As a person, you are structured, proactive and have a strong drive. You are driven by our vision, is a true ambassador to our IKEA key values and do business through people.
The position is located in Orla, Poland, some international travelling will be required.
Welcome with your application in English no later than August 31st, 2019 to the GoodMan agency: Martina Ruddy email@example.com;