Group manager Mechanics/Pipe construction Piteå
PITEÅ, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Group manager, technology
Work model On location
Application due date 30 June 2024
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Company description

AFRY is a European leader in engineering, design and consulting services, with a global reach. We accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society. We are 19,000 dedicated experts in infrastructure, industry, energy and digitization who create sustainable solutions for future generations.

About the Process Industries Division

AFRY's Division Process Industries supports the process industry in sectors such as Mining & Metals, Pulp & Paper, Chemicals & Biorefining, Battery and Power-to-X. In Sweden, AFRY has offices in more than 90 locations and in the Process Industries Sweden business area, we are present with our 1,000 team players in over 40 of these. This makes us a local partner that has both reach and collaboration with colleagues and customers globally. Our service offering covers the entire life cycle and value chain of the customer's business. We are involved from early project development phases to large CAPEX implementation projects to operational resource and specialist support. Through our unique combination of process technology competence, project management and multidisciplinary design expertise mixed with specialists in digitization, maintenance, sustainability (environment, health, safety), we create added value for our customers.

Job description

In line with our ambition to be a leading engineering and consulting company that provides sustainable technology and technical solutions within the process industry, we are now looking for a committed Group Manager in Mechanics/Pipe construction who wants to be part of building our business in Piteå and the surrounding area.

At the Piteå office, AFRY has 65 employees today, and we look forward to the future with the goal of expanding our team, leveraging our collective expertise and creating a strong platform for continuous growth and innovation.

As Group Manager at AFRY, you are responsible for the group's profitability, competence development and are the closest manager responsible for personnel.

Our business is focused on both projects and services within paper & pulp, battery, steel and mining. You will belong to market area North which stretches from Hudiksvall to Kiruna and is part of the extended management team for Business Unit Local Project and Engineering North.

AFRY is a company with a strong sales culture so you should find sales and customer relations stimulating. As Group Manager, you naturally have a great deal of responsibility for your employees' development and well-being as well as the profitability of the business. You always work for the good of the division and for AFRY, and we see cooperation between salespeople and managers at different units as a matter of course.

Requirements specification

We are looking for a business-oriented team player with strong sales skills who has experience in the business area Mechanics/Pipe construction and has competence and a strong desire to continue developing customer relations and the organization further. You have experience in creating long-term customer relationships and perhaps already a large contact network within the industry. You like challenges and have a natural aptitude for creating a pleasant atmosphere for your employees.

To be successful with the service, we think you tick off most of the things on our list:

  • You have experience in leadership and personnel responsibility.
  • You have technical university education in Mechanics/Pipe construction (or equivalent) and documented work experience in the field.
  • You have experience in sales/business relations and are used to interacting with customers.
  • It is a plus if you have your own developed customer network in the region.

You also need to have a dose of humility and see collaboration as the key to success. As a person, you are independent, clear and communicative. You are coaching in your leadership style and have good knowledge of people.

Does this sound like the right challenge for you? Welcome with your application, we process applications continuously.

More information

You will be part of a future-driven company with a focus on creating sustainable solutions for industry and society. At AFRY you will be able to explore a variety of opportunities and challenges and we believe in having fun and succeeding together – making a difference when we are pulling in the same direction – with colleagues, clients and partners.

In the role, you will be part of a global, inclusive and diverse company, with mutual respect, where differences are seen as strengths and where we as employees at AFRY are guided by our vision Making Future and our core values; Brave, Devoted, Teamplayers with our code of conduct as a base.

As a leader at AFRY, you have the courage to take a stand and make decisions, you are driven by business and see feedback as a gift with the opportunity for improvement and further development. You are motivated by clear goals, to support others and contribute to creating a developing work environment for collaboration, learning, innovative thinking for new solutions and ways of working. We believe that together we become better with the strength of diverse and inclusive teams.

Did you know that AFRY is ranked as one of Sweden's most popular employers among engineers. With us, you help develop ground-breaking and sustainable innovations in infrastructure, energy and industry. At AFRY, we are passionate about our task, and encourage our employees to do what they are good at. We believe that this creates a creative work environment and that this ultimately benefits our business as well as our employees and our culture within AFRY.

If you have questions or want to hear more about the service, please contact us.

We look forward to receiving your application!

The application deadline is 2024-06-30. Applications received are continuously evaluated and the position may be filled before the application period has expired.

Contact person for questions

Gustav Lindberg

Section Manager Plant Design, Process Industries Sweden

+46 70 640 99 69,

At AFRY, we drive change in everything we do. We believe that change happens when bold ideas come together, when we collaborate, create innovation and embrace creative solutions, that's how we create the future. We are constantly looking for qualified candidates to join our inclusive teams around the world. Become part of us and accelerate the green transition

About the employer
At AFRY, we have deep knowledge across industries and geographies and are at the forefront of technology, design and innovation. We are uniquely placed to solve challenges faced by our clients. Through our clients and partners, we can influence positive development for future society, and reduce climate impact. Welcome and join us.