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Primary Location: 

United Kingdom - Havant, GB

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering

Production Manager (S&B UK)

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers and is one of the most progressive and innovative companies within the marine and energy markets.

In 2017, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

At Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings we enhance the business of our customers by proiding integrated systems, packages and products that offer lifecycle efficiency, decresedd costs and reduced risks through the provision of reliable and environmentally sustainable products.

Main responsibilities

  • Overall management and leadership of Seals & Bearing UK immediate production functions and its personnel.
  • Delivery of business objectives.
  • Delivery of manufactured products from the immediate production processes in line with quality, cost, and delivery targets.
  • Promotion and delivery of Lean, Continuous Improvement (CI), and other 'best practice' improvement techniques and processes, and promote a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Identify and lead improvements in their, and other, function’s processes and ways of working.
  • Deliver 'excellent' customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Develop, promote, and deliver 'On-time, in full' (OTIF) for customer requirements.
  • Work in close collaboration with other business functions to ensure and promote quality and delivery performance.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this role, for which the holder has the necessary experience and/or training.


Development responsibilities

  • Development of the functions in line with best practice and world class processes and ways of working.
  • Development of their teams to become ‘self-improving’ and ‘high functioning'.
  • Development of the manufacturing footprint, equipment, technologies, process, and ways of working.

Employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation. We foster openness, respect and trust and our culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.

If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. 

Please be advised that due to the security requirements for S&B UK, the successful candidate must be able to achieve appropriate security clearance level for this role.