Warehouse Supervisor to ABB Robotics

Västerås,Vaestmanland County,Sweden
09 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be part of Robotics in Västerås. We develop, manufacture and market robots with associated control systems, software, arc welding products, track motions and motor packages. In Sweden, we are approximately 600 employees who are located in Västerås and Gothenburg. More than 90 percent of our production is exported and all the major automotive manufacturers are among our customers. The automotive industry and their subcontractors, as well as other industries such as the food industry, are the main users of robot-based automation. Welding, machine service, handling of material, grinding, packaging, and assembling are the most common application areas. The sales of robots and robot systems are managed by local ABB companies as well as by freestanding system integrators and OEM companies and these are the firms we call our business partners.

Take the opportunity to work with exciting products on a growing market. The logistic department is responsible for all logistics functions within operations such as inbound, internal, outbound and pre-production processes. As a first line manager for one part of the logistic department, your task will be to work together with your team to secure that safe deliveries are made on time with the right quality and cost - all in line with our productions system based on Lean principles.

Within our increasing capacity and coming changes, you will be responsible for further development of your department with your staff, budget and support functions. This involves engaging, coaching and leading your employees throughout the changes of the business in order to reach our strategic goals. Moreover, you will drive and engage support functions and develop your own leadership continuously.

To succeed in this position, your leadership skills will be crucial. You are a confident leader who contributes to the team through your ability to listen and your willingness to coach your employees. You are an explicit and humble person focused on attaining good results. We think that you have previous experience from a position as line manager or another function within a manufacturing company. A university degree within Machines or Electronics is advantageous but not necessary. Fluency in Swedish is a requirement, English is positive.