Continuous Improvement Manger

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Örnsköldsvik, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 31 Aug 2021

As Continuous Improvement Manager you will be part of our site in Örnsköldsvik, ensuring efficient work processes and establishing a culture for continuous improvements. Further you should facilitate the onsite rollout and maintenance of the Leading Performance System which is a harmonized way of working.
As a member of the local management team in Örnsköldsvik, you will play a crucial role in the continued success of the site.

Main responsibilities 

  • Act as change agent at the site and lead continuous improvement of lean concept.
  • Support the site leadership in improvement, project idea generation, project chartering, action planning, implementation and change management.
  • Development of visual systems and transfer of identified good practices in a standardized network approach.
  • Build organizational alignment while consistently building awareness of KPI’s.
  • Develop control plans, as necessary, to ensure improvement results are effective and survivable over time.


  • Bachelor’s degree and experience in continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, TPM
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills, able to identify and structure issues, run accurate (also statistical) analyses and synthesize recommendations

You got the ability and interest to coach, lead and teach colleagues and enjoy being in an environment of change. You are a good team player, knows how to build own network and ability to gain respect and trust through situational leadership and integrity We also beleive that you are risk-friendly and self-directed, able to take a decision quickly within uncertainty 

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Why join us?
Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. 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.

Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting directly to the Site Manager. 

Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded. 
For additional information about the vacancy please contact Site Manager Per Olofsson, 

For unions related questions in Sweden please contact: 
Unionen Christer Wågström, tel. +4669015462 
If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact:

About Nouryon 
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

We are organized in three Businesses:
Performance Formulations focuses on business lines based on tailored performance that require a high level of customer intimacy, such as those for personal care and agriculture.
Technology Solutions includes business lines that are an integrated part of our customers’ processes, such as catalysts and additives for the polymer and pulp industries.
Industrial Chemicals encompasses our salt-chlorine value chain, which supplies end markets ranging from lightweight metals and plastics to pharmaceuticals.

​​​​​​​We look forward to your application!


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Closing date
31 Aug 2021
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Integrated Supply Chain
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