Manager Operational improvement - Cermaq Group

Cermaq Group
Manager Operational improvement (Operational Excellence)

Cermaq is a world leading salmon farming company. We have a team of more than 3500 employees across Chile, Canada and Norway. A team dedicated and proud to produce superior seafood for a global market.

Cermaq Group is on a journey of significant sustainable growth and to reach these ambitions we are focused on improving all areas of our operations. A key part of this journey is to implement a culture of continuous improvement as part of our way of working. We are therefore seeking an engaged, independent and hands-on improvement manager to join the next part of our journey.

The role will become part of our global transformation team (Strategy and R&D) and will report to Head of Seawater Innovation & Development, Harald Takle.

Areas of responsibility and key tasks:

  • Be a key contributor to operational improvement projects, including leading selected projects within technology application, and digitalization mainly within Seawater
  • Be a global resource on operational improvement (Lean) and bridge knowledge between operating regions
  • Contribute to the development of a Production System and a culture of continuous improvement based on Lean principles
  • Engage in technology screening and contribute to the development of technology strategies for the company
  • Follow up project portfolio of selected projects

We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Higher education (eg engineering, industrial economics and aquaculture)
  • Previous experience with documented results from work with operational improvement, production systems and improvement processes such as LEAN methodology
  • Experience with operational improvement from production-oriented companies, management consultancies, aquaculture or other biological production
  • Experience in managing projects (3-5 year)

Personal characteristics:

  • Structured and analytical, process oriented
  • Strong collaboration skills across cultures and backgrounds
  • Interest and ability to travel and work in various remote locations for periods of time
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral
  • Good communication skills in Norwegian and Spanish is desirable

We can offer:

At Cermaq, you become part of a meaningful, developing and diverse workplace. You will be able to grow and learn in a sustainable and rapidly developing industry. This position will give you good opportunities for personal and professional development and the ability to develop unique competence in the aquaculture industry.

You will be member of the Strategy and R&D team, taking part in exciting innovation and transformation work over the coming years. The position will give you exposure to all parts of our operations, with base in Oslo. Travel activities must be expected. You will be working with both the company's management and front-line workers and have a direct impact on the company's development.

In Cermaq, our culture is informal and committed. We are smart people in rubber boots. We care for each other, for the nature and for the society.

The position is reporting to Head of Seawater Innovation & Development, Harald Takle.

Nigel Wright is recruiting on this role on behalf of Cermaq Group. Applications are evaluated continuously.

Om arbeidsgiveren

Cermaq is a world leading salmon farming company. We have a team of more than 3500 employees across Chile, Canada and Norway. A team dedicated and proud to produce superior seafood for a global market.

0191 Oslo
Fiskeri og oppdrett,
Maritim og offshore,
Matvareproduksjon og -industri
Produksjon / Produksjonsteknikk/Prosessteknikk,


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