Senior Manager for Mould Design
Are you ready to lead a team of experienced specialists and help us strengthen our position as a global trendsetter within the toy industry?Join us to use your leadership skills and technical understanding to create a change in our Mould Design team in Denmark.
Transform Mould Design with focus on productivity and standardisationAt our HQ in Billund, you will take on a key role in our Engineering organisation as a team leader for 9 specialists who design new technical injection mould designs for our vast product portfolio. A major focus for the team in the coming years will be to transform a part of the Mould Design organisation into a lean and standardised set-up with focus on productivity and lead time. To do this, you will focus a lot on digitisation and automation of our mould design processes.
As part of the Mould Factory leadership team, you will work alongside 8 other team leaders and the senior director to translate business objectives and strategy into daily operations.
Your main priorities will be to:
• Lead, develop and motivate the team on a day-to-day basis
• Manage internal stakeholders globally to create a strong foundation for the team
• Ensure daily delivery, including performance tracking and continuous improvement of our processes
• Implement a lean approach in the team with focus on removing waste and redundant processes together with our Mould Design Technology team
Nurture the team culture to get successYou will step into an organisation with a strong culture and a focus on developing the organisation by empowering and motivating employees. As leader of a team that is already a global frontrunner in many areas, you will be tasked with further developing our talents and constantly developing the needed capabilities in the team. Equally importantly, you will spearhead a strong team culture where we look out for each other and take time out to celebrate our successes and have fun together.
Lean experience and technical insightTo be successful in the role, you will need a good value chain understanding and strong stakeholder management skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to lead through others. You have experience with lean tools and have a proven track record in optimising processes and delivering productivity gains. Furthermore, your approach to managing specialists and understanding their mind-set and technical insight is key to your success.
To facilitate this, we imagine that you bring:
• A degree in mechanical engineering or similar
• Some experience with moulding, CAD and 3D design systems
• At least 1 year of experience as a people leader
Bringing it to life"This is your chance to make your mark on our global Mould Factory organisation. If you want to help set new standards for mould production, this is the job for you," says Senior Director Ivan Henrik Henriksen.
Join the global LEGO® family
In the LEGO Group, we succeed together, and you will be part of a global family where you can use your creativity and enjoy a fun working environment. We look forward to receiving your application. Please remember to attach your cover letter and a current CV in English.
If you would like to know more about the position, please call Senior Director Ivan Henrik Henriksen, Mould Design & Manufacturing, on +45 79 50 27 20.
This position was posted 10-12-2018 and may be online up to 10 weeks following this date. We do not have application deadlines on any of our positions. We take candidates into the recruitment process continuously and fill the position once we have found the right candidate.