Site Director to Gyproc, Bålsta

Do you want to be a part of the growth and development of the Gyproc Bålsta site? As a Site Director you have full site responsibility and ensure continuous improvement processes as well as a culture that encourages operational excellence and continuous improvement. Seize this incredible opportunity to make an impact as a Site Director, working alongside a network of esteemed colleagues and managers. Intrigued? Read more below.

The role

As a Site Director you have full site responsibility and accountability for the Gyproc plant in Bålsta. Primary responsibilities include the daily management and coordination of plant operations including production, environment, health, sustainability, safety, quality, logistics & maintenance, and investment. An important dimension in the role is to actively work with continuous motivational people management.

In your role you will ensure that the best service is offered to your customers in terms of Quality and service while at the same time optimizing the technical performances of the plant through lean manufacturing programs to ensure its competitiveness.
The role entails managing many points of contact, including both customers and local authorities as well as internal contacts such as supply chain, finance, plant managers on Nordic level, the operations director, WCM Nordic Champion and employee unions.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Lead the production, maintenance. Quality, process and WCM department.
  • Be an active member of the Gyproc Management Team.
  • Chair the WCM Steering Committee.
  • Formulate production strategies in alignment with Saint-Gobain Sweden AB and Gyproc objectives.
  • Drive the WCM methodology through the WCM department to improve the overall performance of the plant.
  • Responsible for establishing and following plant budget.
  • Secure a culture of safety and drive the safety work to make sure compliance with SG Safety standards and Swedish law.
  • Manage the WCM operations to achieve performance targets and a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Lead and monitor the development of the plant management team, developing a culture of proactiveness and continuous improvement.
  • Manage and supervise the production activities and ensure that all decisions are made in accordance with Saint-Gobain policies and Gyproc strategy.
  • Lead and develop the management team in the plant.
  • Network with colleagues inside Gypsum activity and Saint-Gobain Sweden.
  • Comply with and commit to Saint-Gobain Corporate Responsibility Framework.

The role is in Bålsta and reports to the Director Operations Plaster Board manufacturing.

Is this you?

To be successful in this position you have previous experience in a leadership role within the process manufacturing industry for at least 8-10 years. The right candidate has experience from successfully managed a site with a proven success record. You also have solid experience driving both change management, operational efficiency, and continuous improvement.

You have a university degree with a Master level in engineering or equivalent. Excellent Swedish is a must, and you are confident in English, both oral and written.

In this recruitment, your personal qualities will be of great importance! We are looking for an experienced leader. The right candidate has the capacity to bring people together and exceptionally good team development skills. We are looking for a true team player and a strong and including leader with an open and collaborative mindset. A positive and humble mindset with an ability to create engagement with both the team, suppliers, customers, and executive management is of great importance. The right candidate is customer oriented with an entrepreneurial and innovates mindset. We are looking for someone with a proactive approach who enjoys working in a fast paced and changing environment.

Further questions?

In this process Gyproc is working with Level Recruitment. To apply, please click the apply button. If you have further questions don´t hesitate to contact recruitment consultant Christian Smith +46 8 120 50 410 or Louisa Torstensson at +46 8 120 50 423. We will interview ongoingly so please register your application as soon as possible.

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Om företaget

Saint-Gobain, the world’s leading player in civil engineering, develops, manufactures and markets building materials with high performance, innovative solutions to challenges such as growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection.

GYPROC gypsum boards – A business unit within Saint-Gobain Sweden AB. Saint-Gobain Sweden AB is the company behind the brands Scanspac, Gyproc, Weber and ISOVER. The company is part of the French Saint-Gobain group with approximately 180,000 employees. In Sweden, roughly 800 employees contribute to a turnover of approximately SEK 3 billion. GYPROC is a strong international brand and leader in plasterboard. We are approximately 140 people and are located in Bålsta outside Stockholm, where the manufacture of plasterboard has been established for 60 years. Our customers are offered expertise and flexible solutions for sound insulation, fire protection and moisture resistance that ensure a healthy and good indoor environment. At GYPROC, we take our share of the responsibility by developing new, sustainable materials and methods so that you can design and build the buildings of the future. Further information about the company and the group can be found at and