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Production Supervisor

Job Description

Danfoss Editron is looking for a Production Supervisor to join us in Lappeenranta, Finland.

With your good social and professional skills, you can set clear goals, create well-being and commitment among your colleagues. As a Production Supervisor, you will have personnel responsibility for 30 employees who are employed in assembly and testing.

You will have a unique opportunity to utilize your skills, make an impact and create an exciting career. We motivate employees to take responsibility, to do extraordinary things and to run the company as if it were one's own.

Danfoss Editron is leading the electrification revolution. Our mission is to end pollution with electrification. Editron specializes in hybrid and electric powertrain systems for the marine, off-highway and on-highway markets. A business division of Danfoss, it develops and manufactures high-performance power systems for heavy-duty vehicles, machines and marine vessels based on synchronous reluctance assisted permanent magnet technology. We are growing fast globally and would like to invite you to join the award-winning team and to work on the technologies that will enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less.

Job Responsibilities

As a Production Supervisor, you will have a great influence on the results and processes in the department. You will have the day-to-day responsibility for the department, which works in two-shift shifts. Along with the supporter features; PT, maintenance, planner and customer service - do you focus on ensuring that the department lives up to the objectives of safety, quality, correct delivery, productivity and costs. Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain and expand the security minimum in the department
  • Customization and optimization of staffing
  • Via LEAN, optimize processes, coach & develop team members and implement new activities to ensure continuous improvement
  • Ensure standardized work
  • Development of education, training and reshuffle plans
  • Holding employee development and well-being interviews
  • Compliance with and preparation of budgets in the department

Background & Skills

To be successful in this position, it is an advantage to have management experience, preferably in combination with good experience from production. You hold B.Sc., M.Sc., or higher degree within a technical field. Experience with LEAN methods, as well as optimization of processes will be a clear advantage. Finally, you must be able to commit yourself in Finnish, and preferably in English, both in writing and speech.

Your approach to colleagues is defined as positive, optimistic, motivating, and participatory. You are a person who finds it natural to be visible, listening, empathetic and communicative. You like to coach & develop people. You thrive in a busy and flexible environment. You can make decisions and, by virtue of your trustworthy and professional approach, are able to establish good working relationships, both internally and externally.

Why you and Danfoss?   

In Finland, Danfoss offers you a wide range of excellent benefits. We have expanded Occupational Health Care package, Medical Expenses Insurance and Business Travel Insurance. To support your work-life balance, we have a well-being package aimed for that.  In beginning of 2022 we also implemented company bike benefit to our employees. The job well done at Danfoss is recognized with an annual bonus tied to agreed and set targets according to your work role. The average career duration at Danfoss in Finland is 10 years and we can offer good career opportunities to those who desire to aim even higher. We take pride in Diversity and Inclusion in our everyday working environment. We have a truly international work atmosphere and a low organizational hierarchy.  

Please apply at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted. The position will be closed down once we have found the right candidate. 

 If you would like further information about the job, you are welcome to contact Director, Operations, Timo Rapeli at +358505939329. If you would like further information about our recruitment process, please feel free to contact Recruiter, Riina Suomela at +358405001761

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Production Supervisor

Full time, Permanent

Published on 24.06.2022

Company Turnover: 
20 000 000 - 49 999 999 €

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