Stenungsund, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 4 Aug 2024

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.  
We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you? 

About the job  

Join our dynamic organization where the CIM leader passionately drives and develops Continuous Improvement across the site, strictly adhering to our guidelines, policies, and goals. This role doesn't just involve implementing company-wide standardized processes, but also promoting a culture of continuous improvement and process-centric behaviors. Here's your chance to live out our company values and fully utilize your capabilities. Come shape the future of success with us! 

In your future role as Continuous Improvement Manager you will 

  • Build organizational capabilities by champion, develop and sustain a culture of continuous improvement, develop and expand local capabilities in applying continuous improvement tools and methods. 
  • Improve site performance by supporting and challenging the workforce and local MT in direction setting, prioritization (timing, resources, and sequence of actions) and implementation of improvement activities to best achieve the targets for the key performance indicators of the yearly site improvement plan. This includes the organizational and strategic deployment throughout the site
  • Drive and manage the improvement portfolio by identifying, validate and drive new improvement opportunities and promote the passion for excellence and delivering on commitment values.
  • Manage the improvement project funnel including scoping, project assignment, resource planning, tracking of progress and benefits and controlling sustainability of outcomes. 
  • Lead and support the Nouryon Lean Foundations development on site 
  • Help the site to define Key Performance Indicator (KPI)
  • Train employees in the meaning of continuous improvement and explain different KPIs
  • See to that the site’s personnel are informed regularly about the improvements done
  • Develop a strategy for visual systems and transfer of best practices within the site

We believe you bring 

  • University Degree in Chemical/Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and have good overall knowledge of technology and chemistry    
  • Have several years of relevant experience from the industry, including production, maintenance and QHSE&S
  • Experience from a managerial position, or interest in developing own leadership capabilities
  • Experience working with Six Sigma is meritorious e.g Black belt certified. If not Nouryon trained Black/Brown Belt be willing to commit to certification.
  • Able to lead workshops and working groups
  • Good knowledge in Swedish and English, verbal and writing

We believe you are... 

A humble, organized person with a natural talent for discerning character and communicating effectively. We see you as the visionary we've been searching for, someone capable of crafting compelling visions for the future and thinking beyond conventional boundaries. We trust in your strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, your knack for identifying and structuring issues, performing precise analyses (including statistical), and formulating robust recommendations.

We offer you 

At Nouryon, we provide a great job and friendly coworkers, plus benefits in addition to salary. Our collective agreement is with IKEM. Plus, we offer unilateral perks, such as bonus, reduced hours, health care allowance, lunch allowance, and more. 

Good to know 

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to Cyril Thebault, Site Director and based in Stenungsund.
Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:  
We look forward to receiving your application! 
We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  

About Nouryon   

We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 
If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 
Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  


For additional information about the vacancy please contact hiring manager Cyril Thebault, Site Director,

If you have any questions about the recruitment process or your application or need assistance, please contact: 
Union related contacts included below:

Sveriges Ingenjörer: Anna-Lena Palm +46 303 851 13  
Unionen: Magnus Svensson +46 303 858 38 
IF Metall: Ronny Jansson +46 303 854 96 


#WeAreNouryon #Changemakers 
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 

Vacancy data
Closing date
4 Aug 2024
Vacancy number
Integrated Supply Chain
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Job area
Production Manager & Expert
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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