Företag: BioWorks Technologies AB
Are you a strong leader that wants to take responsibility to make sure our production runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible? Do you also have the ability to consider the entire supply chain, quality standards, and safe workplace practices? Well, then it might be you who we are looking for! ABOUT THE ROLE Bio-Works is looking for a Production Manager to oversee our production department’s operations and strategic planning. The Production Manager will lead five Production Technicians and one Process Engineer. You can almost guess by its name, but the production team is responsible for manufacturing of products marketed by the company. Your manager will be our COO. Managing the production team requires a sharp mind with good knowledge of the production processes and specific manufacturing methods. The goal for this department is to ensure that our products are available to our customers – in time, in the right quantities, and according to the right quality! In this role, you will oversee our entire production and hold responsibility and accountability for operational, tactical, strategic planning and prioritization within our manufacturing process’s. Your daily activities will be Creating and managing our entire production planning from strategic to operational level, according to the company’s strategy. According to the company’s strategy and customer demand, decide which products get produced and which products get prioritized in the production process. Leading a small team in their everyday production operations. Managing our product range from a technical perspective and ensuring safe and timely delivery of quality supply based on production schedules while maintaining an efficient operation. Oversee our overall supply chain and procurement, including contact with the suppliers and purchasing of materials. Assessing new strategic business opportunities from a production point of view. Overseeing and following up the reporting process of quality deviations. Participating in and implementing new product development strategies together with the other departments. Hands-on working within the production process as well as creating or updating documentation according to the QMS system. DESIRED BACKGROUND Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, process or polymer engineering or similar field. At least two years of experience as production manager or similar role, preferably from a small fast-growing company in an international setting. Experience with formulating production strategies regarding prioritizing production, process efficiency, purchasing and quality assurance. Experience with dealing with challenges and opportunities which arise for a small company when experiencing fast growth. Experience with transforming strategies to operational plans, reports, follow-ups, and other decision-making supporting material. Experience in working within an ISO framework of regulations. Business fluency in English and Swedish As a person, we believe you have the ability to follow through with difficult assignments while focusing on results. You have excellent communication skills; listening, negotiating, and presenting. Also, you have the ability to build and manage interpersonal relationships with all people within the company. To be successful in this role, you need to have a hands-on attitude combined with a strategic analytical mindset. You need organization skills to develop a strategic approach and translate that to operational tasks. And last, but definitely not least you need to be people-oriented, social, a driven team player and have a leadership style that shows a high level of both authority and empathy. WHAT DO WE OFFER? ✨ In addition to a fun role, you are offered the opportunity to enter an exciting company in growth with kind and incredibly competent colleagues. We offer you flexibility in the role and you have the opportunity to work at home as needed and adjust your working hours so that privacy can also flow smoothly. We have breakfast on Mondays, fika on Fridays and are also good at doing other things together – such as fitness activities, lunches and afterwork. We of course also have good benefits such as 30 days of vacation per year, ATF-hours (shortening of work hours) which we spread out over the year for some extra time off, wellness benefits, occupational pension, insurances and more. GOOD TO KNOW Start: According to agreement Form of employment: Permanent employment (6-month probation) Scope: Full-time 40h/week (100%) Location: Uppsala (Uppsala Business Park) Bio-Works has a collective agreement according to IKEM. APPLICATION Last application date is 2022-08-26 via the apply button on this page. We do not accept applications via e-mail. We will process applications continuously so please apply as soon as possible. The position requires you to be a citizen in the EU/EEA/Switzerland region or to have the legal right to work in Sweden. ABOUT BIO-WORKS Bio-Works enables scientists to achieve their purification goals, from laboratory research to large scale bioprocess production. Our vision is a biotech industry that embraces, develops and builds on new methods and novel ideas. WorkBeads™, Bio-Works’ next-generation, agarose-based products, are used to purify proteins, peptides and other biomolecules, resulting in purer therapies and safer diagnostics. Through collaboration with customers and partners, we develop purification solutions that make important medicines available and accessible to everyone.