Production Engineering Manager to Westermo

We are on an exciting journey into the future of operations! Come join us!

At Westermo quality is everything – the products, the people and the organization.

Welcome to a rapidly growing international company, thriving at the forefront of cutting-edge technology. Westermo develops and manufactures advanced devices for industrial data communication, used in mission critical installations and harsh industrial environments. The very robust and secure communication networks built with our products provide high value for our customers.

We are passionate about taking advantage of the growth opportunities in our market. The work environment is very dynamic. Our people are dedicated and loyal, which create a fantastic team spirit. Everyone is expected to take initiative and our flat organization creates efficiency and provides opportunities for those who are closest to the task of solving it. We are devoted to delivering the best industrial network solutions. At Westermo you will have a clear impact on the results of your area of responsibility. 


Are you our new Production Engineering Manager?

We are on an exciting journey into the future of operations! We have a long-term goal of becoming a World Class Factory. Do you have the drive? Come join us!

Westermo is growing fast and is looking for our new Production Engineering Manager to our factory in Stora Sundby, just 45 minutes from Västerås and 20 minutes from Eskilstuna. In this position, you will play a key role in executing our new operations strategy, and work in the core of our operations. We want you to join us on the journey to be a smart and automated factory, and with the latest technology implemented. You will be one of the drivers for building our Westermo Production System, with clear processes, built in quality, standardisation, and continuous improvements. In this role, you will report to the Vice President Operations and the two of you will work together in many topics. You will also closely collaborate with colleagues in Quality, Supply and Production. Together, you will have a great opportunity to make a difference!

In this role, you vill have approx. 10 people in the areas of Production Development as well as Test- and Process Technology reporting to you. As a leader, we want you to be communicative, clear, and have a coaching approach.

What you’ll be working with and be responsible for:

  • Evaluating current capabilities of the factory, identify and implement improvements.
  • Together with the Operations Manager, work on the Operations strategy and set targets that will drive change and improve our factory, people, products and customer value.
  • Contributing and managing automation technology projects.
  • Acting as a central figure in the operations team.
  • Leading the team with a clear and coaching approach.
  • Work with change management in your team and the company.
  • Quality is everything to us- and it will be a red thread in your daily operations.


So, who are we looking for?

  • An academic degree (Bachelor or Master’s) in Engineering, such as mechanical, production or similar. Interest and experience are more important than a specific degree.
  • An interest and curiosity about future manufacturing, such as digitalization and Industry 4.0.
  • Vast experience from electronic manufacturing environment.
  • Preferably knowledge and experience in working with LEAN.
  • A networking mind-set, and an eager learner.
  • A project-management approach and a problem-solving skillset.
  • Fluency in Swedish and English.

In return, we offer:

An exciting journey into the future of operations! An opportunity to bring your drive and motivation, and seeing it come to life. At Westermo, we also offer great opportunities for personal development, motivated and competent colleagues, mature and caring leadership, good benefits and challenging and stimulating work. With our focus on a healthy and fun workplace with several regular company and team activities, we offer an environment where you can perform and enjoy!

And we actually live our company values!  

Basic information:

Location: Stora Sundby

Job type: Full time

Employment contract: Permanent

Expected starting date: Q2, 2021

Last day to apply: 28/2 2021 (we reserve the right to close the recruitment process earlier, if the perfect candidate appears)


Don’t miss out on this opportunity – apply today! We look forward to meeting you!

For further information please contact:

Hiring Manager:  Patrik Wall;, Cell phone:  +46 739 79 00 60

Recruiter: Elin Sandell; , +46 73 785 77 10

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Westermo is a leading supplier of Industrial Data Communications equipment to the World market. Sales are conducted through our own offices in key markets in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia, as well as through distributors and OEM customers worldwide. Development and manufacturing take place in Sweden, Ireland and Switzerland. Westermo was founded in 1975 and has today more than 300 employees with a turnover around 800 MSEK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Beijer Electronics AB, listed on the stock exchange.

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Stora Sundby, Sweden

Westermo Network Technologies
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  • Quality in everything we do – the people, the organisation and the products
  • Competent, ambitious and dedicated
  • Geeks and experts
  • Proud of our team spirit!

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