Head of Industry 4.0 - Global NPI & Production

Posted date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: Stockholm, AB, SE

Company: Ericsson

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.


Our Exciting Opportunity!

NPI & Production is responsible for the global production of Ericsson Radio and RAN Compute products. We are around 4000 employees cross the globe with four Ericsson factories in Nanjing (China), Tallinn (Estonia), Sao Jose dos Campos (Brazil), Dallas (USA) and a staff function in Stockholm (Sweden).Together with the design units we develop and introduce new products (NPI). For the more complex products we do the NPI and production in our own factories and for the less complex and mature products we work together with contract manufacturers (EMS) located close to our customers.

We are now looking for a leader for Industry 4.0 within our NPI & Production organization in Ericsson Group Supply.


You will:

  • Lead and coordinate the global Industry 4.0 strategy and execution program together with our four factories
  • Lead and develop needed IT architecture and system landscape together with our global IT team
  • Contribute in the NPI & Production leadership team ensuring overall business goals are met


You must have:

  • Education: Academic degree or the equivalent level of knowledge in whatever way acquired
  • Min 10 years of experience (Recruiter to supply)
  • Proven track record within the Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 area
  • Supply Chain & Production Process Knowledge
  • Strategic and vsionary thinking
  • Communication skills in a global environment
  • Proven leadership behavior
  • Interest and desire to lead and develop people


What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for the next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

Location for this role: Kista , Sweden

Hiring Manager: Head of NPI Production & Industry 4.0

Recruiter: Malin Hessel (malin.hessel@ericsson.com)

Last day to apply: January 23


Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.



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