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Saab Global

Head of Supply Chain and Production

Sonderborg, Denmark
Closing date: 30 December 2023

Do you want to work as a leader in a company that develops systems to help keep people and society safe?

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

Your role

This role is new in our growing organization and you will lead a large organization consisting of three teams: Procurement, Logistics and Production.

The colleagues and teams are highly motivated, successful and take ownership of their areas of responsibility.

The Head of Supply Chain and Production will:

  • Motivate, develop, engage and ensure common direction through leadership and communication together with the 2 managers for the various teams.
  • Manage the Supply Chain and Production area in our business through planning, reporting, analysis and budgeting
  • Focus on operational excellence, customer value creation and efficient operations.
  • Participate in the management team and develop Saab Danmark A/S strategy and actively support the management team in driving initiatives.
  • Proactively support our project and service organization both in the early stages regarding alignment of requirements and also in the later stages regarding customer deliveries.

Your profile

This opportunity requires a leader with both strategic and operational focus. We look for candidates that are team players with proven leadership skills, personal drive who can act as good motivators for our employees. 

Your educational background can be either technical and/or commercial. The preferred candidate brings considerable experience from supply chain management and has worked in global organizations with group structure.

We are in a global environment and therefore look for candi­dates who are good communicators, who like to interact with stakeholders and who speak/write English fluently.

You have a strong business understanding, good planning skills and like to work in a dynamic work environment. 

What can you expect from us?

Saab Danmark is a company that is growing and your will therefor experience a dynamic and adaptable company. In the Saab group we have a saying ”Business is done between people”, and this is also the environment you can expect here. Saab offers good career and development opportunities and we focus on providing benefits that support our employees’ wellbeing.

We focus on our teams, good cooperation and giving our employees the ability to take ownership of their tasks.

We have a very high retention of employees and we have very high engagement in the organization. 

Our office is located in Sønderborg with easy access and a fantastic view of the surroundings. We offer a variety of social activities, lunch scheme, pension as well as flexible work conditions.

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation and/or successfully demonstrate eligibility to receive applicable government security clearance(s).

About Saab Danmark A/S

Saab in Denmark is part of the Saab Group with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. At the same time, Saab Danmark is an independent legal company with a flat organizational structure. Our main area of business is delivering integrated communication solutions to civil and military markets at home and abroad.