We are looking for a Supply Chain Director

Do you want to create the best customer experience and environmental leadership? Kiilto has been shaping the future since 1919, and this is your chance to be part of it, as we are looking for a Supply Chain Director to be in charge of our Group supply chain operations. This is a great opportunity to join a growing international group. You will work with both the Professional Hygiene and Consumer Goods business areas. You will report to the Managing Director, and you will be a member of the Group management team. You will have direct and matrix reporting responsibilities. 

KiiltoClean Group operates in the Nordic and Baltic countries with production facilities in Finland and Denmark. As a Supply Chain Director you are responsible for the group supply chain strategy and ensuring continuous development of our international supply chain operations – including S&OP, production, investments, EHS and Strategic sourcing. For this you lead an expert organization of 4 people and work in close cooperation with the local supply chain managers in the 7 countries in which we operate. As a member of the Group Management team you have a key role in the strategic planning and development of the company’s business operations. The main working location is Turku, Finland and the work requires frequent travelling in Finland and abroad. 

You will fit into the Kiilto community if you are a development-oriented person and tick the following boxes: 

  • People skills – You are good at coaching and engaging people. You enjoy collaborating with other experts and get a sense of achievement when you succeed together. 
  • Leadership skills – You embrace building a common culture and a strong foundation for cooperation. You know how to cope with change, set a clear direction and align and motivate people to pursue a common direction. 
  • Management skills – You can decipher complex situations, create concrete action plans, organize work, processes and people to secure implementation. 
  • Experience in supply chain management – To thrive in this role, you will have experience in strategic supply chain management, building efficient and transparent supply chain operations and know well the operating principles of procurement, logistics and lean production. 
  • Supply chain process know-how – You have experience in relevant supply chain management tools and processes, including ERP, Sales and operation planning, Sales forecasting and Production planning – and you are interested in developing our capabilities. 
  • Solution-oriented approach – You see every problem as a great chance to evolve. 
  • If words like open, positive, and trustworthy describe you as a person, you’re definitely one of us! You are also a systematic person with a strong ability to succeed as a part of a team. 
  • Education – You have a Master’s degree or equivalent. 
  • Language skills – You are fluent in English and Finnish.

A workplace that cares 

At Kiilto, you will be working with a growing and international, but down-to-earth family business. Kiiltonians appreciate our long-term perspective, open and transparent company culture, the Kiiltonian team spirit and versatile opportunities to acquire new skills and grow alongside the company. We organise internal innovation programmes and encourage Kiiltonians to develop their skills through our own training programmes. We are especially proud of our award-winning activities that promote the well-being of our employees. For example, we have been awarded the 'Finland's Most Active Workplace' certificate twice. 

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The last day to apply is 26 May 2024. Please apply here and also attach your salary request, CV and video introduction. 

For further information about the position, please turn to Managing Director Aki Jääskeläinen at +358504243945. Please call on 17 May at 11 – 13 EET or on 22 May at 10 – 12 EET. 

We operate in compliance with Kiilto's recruitment process and treat all contacts concerning the post with absolute confidentiality. We will send video interview questions to selected applicants latest by 4 June. We also ask applicants to reserve 7 – 9 August for a possible job interview. 

Kiilto is a growing Finnish family business over a hundred years old, whose vision is the year 2080. We develop, manufacture and sell solutions for the chemical industry in four different business areas, which are construction, industrial adhesives and fire prevention, professional hygiene and consumer products. The core ideas of Kiillo's operations are environmental leadership, closeness and commitment to the future. Kiilto operates in nine countries and employs a total of nearly 800 people. In 2023, Kiilto's turnover was approximately EUR 227 million. www.kiilto.com