SSAB - Head of central workshops and field maintenance
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Maintenance manager
Work model On location
Application due date 11 August 2024
Are you the one?

Do you want to join and contribute to our journey towards world-class maintenance? Then the role of Head of Central Workshops & Field Maintenance could be the next challenge for you. Location Luleå.

Becoming part of the SSAB family means going along on a journey. A journey that we believe is crucial for the future and sustainability of the planet. Steel has been one of the most important materials for our societal development and will continue to be so in the future. In our homes, in bridges that connect our cities and in the cars of tomorrow. At SSAB, we are proud of our history and our leadership in high-strength steel. At the same time, we are aware that steel production is one of the industries that emits the most greenhouse gases in the world. That must change. We have therefore developed the world's first fossil-free process for steel production and around 2030 we will be largely fossil-free. As part of SSAB, you will be important in realizing this goal and thus contribute to a green transformation of the entire steel industry.

The Central workshops & field maintenance section is an important part of SSAB Luleå's maintenance operations and delivers services to the entire production chain. The department consists of approximately 120 competent employees, both shift workers and daytime workers. In your role, you will have seven direct reporting section managers. The section includes, among other things, hydraulics, ceramics maintenance, field forces and a mechanical workshop.

You are responsible for the delivery of the section's maintenance services, staff and budget. Issues such as work environment, safety and improvement work will be an important part of your assignment. You will also work with the implementation of routines and instructions as well as systematic follow-up of the activities within your section.

Central workshops & field maintenance is one of four sections in the Central Maintenance department and the position is directly subordinate to the head of the Central Maintenance department and is part of the Central Maintenance management team. There you will be an important person to drive the work with the entire department's operations forward and work with common working methods in maintenance for the whole of SSAB Luleå.

Your main areas of responsibility

  • Responsible for the delivery of the section's maintenance services, staff and budget
  • Work environment, safety and improvement work

About you

To succeed in the role of section manager with us, we are looking for you who have university education in a relevant field or have equivalent work experience. You have good knowledge of maintenance work and it is particularly advantageous if you have experience in defining and implementing standardized work methods in maintenance. Previous experience from working in industry is meritorious.

You have previous leadership experience and have a value-driven leadership that is characterized by a positive view of people and you are good at developing employees and operations. As a person, you are an open, committed and responsive team player with a good ability to collaborate with other people in close dialogue. You always put safety first, are structured and realize that order and order are an important prerequisite for success in the assignment.

B driving license is a requirement.

Our offer

At SSAB, diversity and inclusion are part of our culture. We use our values ​​– driving, genuine and one step ahead – in our daily decision-making, always with the customer in focus. It makes us all team players, with a common drive to improve. When you start at SSAB, you become part of an organization with passionate problem solvers who work together on important challenges. We will support your growth by offering a safe and friendly workplace that contributes to work-life balance. At SSAB, you have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and grow.

We offer a wide range of valued benefits to our employees. Here are some examples of that:

Profit sharing

Flexible conditions for shortening working hours

Health care allowance

The recruitment process

1. Apply

2. Interview

3. Tests

4. Reference taking

5. Health examination

6. Sign

Background checks may be carried out as part of the recruitment process.

Do you have questions regarding the service?

Contact recruiting manager Helena Axheim, tel. 0920-922 86

Contact Helena via email -

We refrain from contacts from recruitment companies, advertising sellers and the like regarding this advertisement.

Trade union information is provided by the Academics' Association, the Union and the Leaders, which can be reached via our switchboard on tel. 0920-920 00.

A few words from your future boss

"I, who will be your manager, is called Helena Axheim. Do you want to be part of our exciting future, with a fossil-free transition and to work with the aim of world-class maintenance? Are you a leader who engages, motivates and develops others - welcome with your application to us!"