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Holmen Board & Paper is a Swedish company and a member of the Holmen Group. The Workington Mill produces premium paperboard under the brand Incada. Our paperboard is an integral part of the shopping experience for our clients’ customers. Since 2013 we have powered the mill almost entirely by fossil fuel free energy. We value our employees and products highly. Today we are approximately 340 co-workers. Our integrated pulp and paperboard mill is located to the west of the beautiful Lake District in the north of England.

Your future challenge 

A vacancy has arisen for a Finishing Manager reporting to the Production Manager Paperboard. 

The successful candidate should have extensive experience of the Finishing processes and leadership/competence skills. The Finishing Manager will have overall management responsibility for both the production area and the Finishing area day team to support the shift organisation working towards the area business plan objectives. 

You will be responsible for: 

  • Area health and safety performance and improvement activities.
  • Leading and managing the Finishing day team and daily coordination of the Finishing area activities together with Engineering.
  • Operational performance (KPIs) of the Finishing area.
  • Investigating Finishing OEE losses and assigning actions.
  • Leading area improvement activities (safety, environment, quality, process, productivity, energy efficiency etc.)
  • Investigating Finishing customer complaints together with the technical service team.
  • Leading troubleshooting, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and other problem-solving activities.
  • Area budget control.
  • Variable cost control, stock control and raw material supply / consumption.
  • Defining the competence requirement and training needs for the Finishing area (day and shift teams) together with Shift Managers and HR. 

The successful Finishing Manager will have: 

  • Degree level education in a relevant discipline or extensive equivalent experience.
  • Appropriate training in Health & Safety (IOSH).
  • Experience of production management on a large-scale industrial site.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Finishing processes and equipment.
  • Proactive approach to Continuous Improvement and LEAN principles.
  • Good knowledge of product quality and customer requirements. 

Holmen is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.  

We are devoted and committed to developing our teams and ensuring that our staff have the courage, commitment and responsibility to perform at their best. We provide significant resources to enable you to achieve your potential and expect our staff to perform to the best of their ability at all times. 

What we offer you: 

  • A competitive salary 
  • Fantastic contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • A range of benefits to support your health and wellbeing 
  • Opportunities to develop and grow
  • Full PPE and annual uniform/PPE allowance
  • On site Occupational Health
  • On-site staff canteen
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Family friendly procedures including enhanced maternity leave and menopause procedure.

Holmen is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.  

We are devoted and committed to developing our teams and ensuring that our staff have the courage, commitment and responsibility to perform at their best. We provide significant resources to enable you to achieve your potential and expect our staff to perform to the best of their ability at all times. 

Apply today! 

If you’re looking for the opportunity to challenge yourself and make a positive impact with a pioneering customer orientated business, we’d love to hear from you. 

To apply, please click the “Apply for this position” link at the end of the advert and upload your CV to arrive by 1600 hours on Thursday 18th July 2024.


Employment level

Permanent employment

Working hours

Day

Occupation degree

Full time

Location

Workington

Last day of application

18 July, 2024


Val Warren

Human Resources Advisor

01900 600127

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Gary Pickering

Production Manager Paperboard

01900 600351

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We let the forest grow and give

Holmen’s operations are powered by the forest. The growing trees, the water rushing down the mighty rivers and the wind blowing through the treetops. This is the heart of Holmen, a business built around the forest ecocycle and the renewable products we can create from it. Our business areas are Forest, Renewable Energy, Wood Products, Paperboard and Paper. With a workforce of 3 500 people, we create a sustainable future and value for shareholders, customers and society with courage, commitment and responsibility.

Premium paperboard and innovative paper products from fresh fibre Holmen produces premium paperboard and innovative paper products for everything from cosmetics, electronics, pharmaceuticals and food to books, magazines, advertising and transport packaging. Our products are appreciated by conscious customers due to their exceptional properties and low climate footprint. We use fresh fibre from sustainably managed and certified forests. Our production and processing facilities are located in Braviken, Hallstavik, Iggesund and Strömsbruk in Sweden and Workington in the UK.