Jotun A/S is looking for a Group Operations and Process Manager

Jotun AS
Group Operations and Process Manager
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Group Operations and Process Manager

Jotun is looking for an independent and enthusiastic Operations and Process Manager for our group operations department. Our Group Operations Department is responsible for developing the Jotun group's factory operations from A-to-Z, meaning from when raw materials are received until our paint products are ready for transportation from our factories. Our new Group Operations and Process Manager will focus on process management and be an important contributor in shaping Jotun's future operations for our powder paint segment.

The chosen candidate will have a combination of both technical and strategic tasks related to process management within the global Jotun network - amongst other identifying, assuring, and assessing the necessary requirements for product quality, efficiency and competence in factory processes will be a central part of your workday. Also, performing internal trainings and support systematic investigations of non-conformances or complaints will be important tasks in this position.

The position will be located at Jotun's state of the art head office in Sandefjord, Norway.


  • At request be a proactive member on innovations to ensure product integrity from lab, through pilot and into factories

  • Act according to departmental roles and procedures, and within the relevant segments

  • Be point of reference for technical requirements within process- quality, efficiency and competence

  • Identify, test and evaluate new equipment for good processing solutions

  • Act on product specific HSEQ aspects in raw materials and new formulations and follow up Management of Change implementation whenever necessary

  • At assignment participate in JOS assessment and support Jotun companies so that they can assess their JOS implementation and establish programs to improve

  • Participate in the development of mandatory standards and best practices within the area of Powder Processing, to ensure consistent product quality and efficient paint processing

  • Train, assist and encourage local and regional organisations to work with improvements in compliance with Jotun Operations System and relevant Academies, with special focus on optimization of an efficient production processes

  • Participate in new factory projects to ensure that lay out and equipment is optimized for process solutions


Formal Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher within processing, chemistry, or design/engineering. It is preferable with master's degree within one if these fields, but long experience can make up for candidates with other educational backgrounds

  • Minimum 3 years of industrial or factory experience within the field of powder production, preferable with experience from powder paint production specifically

  • Experience with responsibilities from the areas of process, R&D, quality management or technical sales can also be considered as relevant

  • Preferable with some ERP experience (preferably IFS)

  • Skilled user of the MS office package

  • Fluent in English - both verbally and written

  • Willingness to travel internationally as part of the position

Personal competencies

  • Initiative & Responsibility: acts on own initiative, makes things happen and accepts responsibility for the results.

  • Influence: makes an impact; convinces and persuades others; promotes plans and ideas successfully

  • Systematic Approach: Uses a methodical and systematic approach; plans ahead, defines clear priorities and allocates resources effectively

  • Professional Expertise: demonstrates specialist knowledge and expertise in own area; participates in continuous professional development

  • Effective Communication: communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively

  • Constructive Teamwork: co-operates well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information; supports others in the pursuit of team goals

  • A friendly and supportive culture. We have an informal work environment with few hierarchies. We are always striving to live our values: Loyalty, Care, Respect, Boldness.

  • Extensive opportunities for professional and personal development, through internal programs and Jotun Academy.

  • A professional and supportive work environment with focus on continuous improvement and innovation.

  • Exciting challenges in a growing company with excellent financial results.

  • Highly competitive pension and insurance scheme.


Jotun A/S


Full-time, permanent




Fredrik Urdahl, Group Technical Director - Operations,

Stefan Fjellvang, HR Advisor, 


Jotun employs more than 1000 employees in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden and Denmark), where all our four segments - Decorative Paints, Marine Coatings, Protective Coatings and Powder Coatings - are present. Regional, Group management - and functions - are located in Sandefjord together with our two factories.

Our brand new headquarters, which includes a state-of-the-art R&D center is situated on the seaside in Sandefjord. We provide a wide range of career opportunities, within areas such as finance and administration, IT, sales and marketing, supply chain, engineering, technical, and research and development.

3209 Sandefjord
Industri og produksjon,
Industri og produksjon


Process management, chemical engineering, engineering, production, powder paint, R&D, international travel

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