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Country:  Finland

Hämeenlinna, FI

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Factory Manager, Hoist Production / Tehdaspäällikkö, nostintuotanto

Country: Finland (FI) 
Location: Hämeenlinna,  
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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



We are looking for a Factory Manager, Hoist production of QABC, R and Belt hoists (HH1) to lead assembly in Hämeenlinna Component Factories.

Main products of the component factories are Q and R platform hoists, crane electrics, crane end trucks, belt hoists, air tronic balancers, hoisting gears and travelling machineries. Factory Manager is part of the Hämeenlinna CTO supply management team and works in close collaboration with material management, product platform, engineering, procurement, quality, safety and other supply chain functions. Factory manager reports to General Manager.


 Main responsibilities:

  • Leading a factory of about 60 people including supervisors, production engineers, planners and assembly operators
  • Managing and developing of every day production activities using the Konecranes Way lean principles including safety, quality and punctual delivery requirements
  • Continuous improvement of the factory processes in co-operation with other supply chain functions to ensure & create one common process following best practices
  • Communication and change management
  • Responsible for annual planning and investments.
  • Development of personnel training and continuous resource planning.
  • Development of personnel bonus schemes and employees contractual issues according to local and global guidelines.

Why join us?

Factory Manager is a key role in our CTO Supply Operations.  In this position you will have a great visibility to our component manufacturing operations from engineering to delivery.  This is a meaningful role and you will have important contribution in development of this operation and in execution of customer orders. You will have own skilful team and strong technical support from our other functions inside Hämeenlinna plant.

Want to learn more about Konecranes and supply operations? Visit our career pages www.konecranes.com/fi/ura! You can read more about our production and factories via this link or check our about our employee benefits and supporting practices here.

What we expect from you?

  • Strong management, leadership and negotiation skills and ability to influence and motivate people on all organizational levels and in the front of larger group of people
  • Co-operation skills with related parties to develop operations further to achieve world in class customer order flow
  • Persistence to drive improvement and achieve results
  • Understanding and commitment of Supply Operations overall targets and corporate strategy
  • Cost consciousness
  • Project management skills and ability to make decisions independently.
  • Master / Bachelor level studies with at least 5 years' relevant experience
  • Active way of working to make needed decisions and to generate new initiatives
  • Fluent spoken and written Finnish and English language skills


If interested, please apply with CV and short cover letter as soon as possible, by August 13, 2021 at latest. We will start reviewing and interviewing already during the application period and the selection will be made as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

For more information, please contact General Manager Janne Martin, via janne.martin(at)konecranes.com or +358 400 610 856



Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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