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Ansök senast: 2021-05-06

Global R&D Operational Excellence Manager

Publicerad 2021-03-07


Global R&D Operational Excellence Manager

ESAB produces equipment and filler metals for virtually every welding and cutting application. We invented the covered welding electrode more than 100 years ago and remain the largest filler metals supplier globally. ESAB is recognized for its application solution know-how and products and services to industries on every continent including energy, machinery, power generation, fabrication, construction, ship building, transportation and many, many others. With 26 manufacturing plants on four continents, and sales/support representatives in 80 countries, ESAB stands ready for your challenges.

We give you the opportunity to work in a global environment, within Equipment & Automation Global R&D. You are a natural leader and sees the potential in your team. You will work closely together with other disciplines to create the best way in project around the world. At ESAB we work with the whole chain of developing a finished product. 


Your main responsibility is to manage and develop the team for future growth. Take an active part in the R&D Equipment management team. Provide leadership and be a speaking partner to project managers and R&D site managers, to drive improvement activities and to communicate project portfolio updates.

  • Department budget and investment plan 
  • Ensuring that the R&D projects are aligned to the product roadmaps and R&D strategy
  • Establish project KPIs & dashboard and report project status
  • Facilitate collaboration with other relevant functions within ESAB to enable improvement

Your profile
You are a team player and have extensive experience in leadership. You are used to delivering results, by your excellent communication skills and a strategic plan. 

  • B. Sc. or M.Sc. in Science or Busiess Administration
  • Leadership skills, preferably with personnel responsibility experience
  • Project management experience in product development
  • Ability to communicate and lead the work within and outside R&D
  • Good communication skills and used to working closely with R&D in a customer-oriented environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience from working with a global company 
  • Meritorious if you have a background in software development


With these skills we believe that you will create a winning atmosphere and a team with strong ambitions. You perform your work with integrity and handle change efficiently as well as contribute to new ideas. 

We offer you…
A creative work environment with good possibilities to development in your profession. You will work with exciting projects and high-end technical development. We have a global multicultural environment, where we give you the opportunity to travel and work in an international environment. 


For further information, please contact Malou Magnusson 0707-58 87 45 or Josefine Petersson 0702-50 14 29 at Intenso Teknikrekrytering.

We look forward to your application!


About ESAB

With more than a hundred years of continuous research, development, and sales, has made ESAB world leading within welding and cutting. ESAB is an international provider of products, know-how and service, which very few can compare to. ESAB manufactures capital goods for all types of welding- and cutting processes and applications. ESAB has over 8 500 employees worldwide. You can read more about ESAB on