Our winning team is built by continuous investment in skills development, leadership and well-being. As a global company, we offer many career paths to suit individual needs and aspirations. Apply your expertise as a Production Unit Leader in Aiken, SC.
As Production Unit Leader of our Aiken, SC location you will be responsible for directing, planning, and execution of the company's strategic plan relating to all manufacturing operations. Managing internal projects and communicating production metrics and service impacts to maintain schedules. Experience managing 125+ personnel working in multiple trade areas. The candidate we are looking for must be individually motivated and results driven, problem solving, and deep analytical and data management skills will contribute to the success of the operation.
At Valmet, we are committed to taking safety forward in our place of work and as the Production Unit Leader you are responsible for oversight of the department safety policies and procedures in addition to continuous education of the most current applicable safety guidelines. You balance a desire to support and work closely with customers along with your passion for development of cutting-edge products.
Best practices implemented through Lean Enterprise; 5S, TPM, SWI, PDCA, etc.
Ensure that, as the company grows, manufacturing capabilities meet or exceed all industry and customer requirements for cost, quality and responsiveness
Working with Customer Service/Sales in production scheduling, estimating, work in process reporting and other manufacturing issues to meet customers’ expectations.
Experience in ERP systems (Baan, SAP, etc.)
Defines and recommends objectives in each area of operations. Develops specific short and long-term plans and programs, together with supporting budget requests and financial estimates
To succeed in this role you will need
A Bachelor's Degree from a college or university in a related field; or an Associate Degree from a two-year college; or an equivalent combination of education and industry experience. Effective written and oral communication skills in English along with presentation, negotiation and analytical skills.
We offer a challenging work environment that values innovation and suits development-minded people who enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic setting. Includes a generous wage and benefits package that includes a 401k with company match as well as company-funded pension.
Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon a background check and pre-employment physical and drug screen.
When everything works together
Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 17,500 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our commitment to moving our customer's performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how - and above all, teamwork. Join the team! www.valmet.com/careersNA
Delivering competitive technologies and services is what we do best. We are in the top three in all markets we serve – and will continue to push forward and develop ourselves, concentrating on technology, services, sustainability, local presence, and our people. This is why our people and our teams truly form the backbone of our success. It is that feeling of shared purpose and accomplishment that makes working at Valmet a unique experience.