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Operations Manager

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Supply Chain
Flen, Södermanland County
Date posted:
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Do you want to become part of the management team of Unilever in Flen that spreads joy all over Europe?

Unilever's ice cream factory in Flen is undergoing a transformation phase where we are advancing towards a more digital, automated, efficient, and sustainable business unit. As a part of our business plan, we will continue to invest in the development of people, technology and portfolio and we are now looking for a Operations Manager!


The Site Operations Manager is an integral part of Factory Leadership Team and reports to Factory Manager. In this role, you’ll be responsible for developing the site strategy and improvement plans, to achieve sustainable manufacturing excellence and contribute to the Nordics business. This is a versatile and exciting role as it requires you to handle every situation differently. The position presents a wide spectrum of opportunities with many points of contact and close cooperation with other functions on site as well as external stakeholders.


Examples of key accountabilities:

  • Deploy global strategies, policies and standards in the site to achieve excellent sustainable results
  • Manage the teams responsible to deliver Operations KPI and development
  • Drive Operations assessment and develop/implement appropriate controls
  • Reduce the site’s environmental impact
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the Unilever WCM Program and support deployment in the site
  • Monitor site legal compliance and ensure the site meets all local/national regulatory requirements and Unilever standards
  • Develop and deploy internal operational auditing and inspection systems, participate in audits of other Unilever organisations as required
  • Determine training needs and assist in delivery of future of work training programs


We are looking for a pragmatic leader who understands the diverse facets of FMCG/ manufacturing business. As a person you have a positive attitude, are curious and have a desire to learn. You are flexible and move with ease between operational and strategic tasks. Furthermore, you are an inclusive and supportive leader, and you are motivated by seeing your employees develop.   


Please apply via this portal as e-mail applications will not be processed. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment journey. Should you require additional information or reasonable adjustments to allow you to present your best self during this process, please contact our Nordic Talent Team on

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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