Expert on people, production and profit?

Factory Manager

Do you want to use your technical savvy to secure an efficient production, your people skills to motivate high-performing employees and your business acumen to maintain financial solidity? If so, this just might be the role for you!

We want you to set the direction for our high-performance teams and help attain the objectives at our production site here in Molde, Norway. As Factory Manager you will have the overall responsibility for managing the organization according to strategies, budgets, and main targets, in accordance with our common values, policies and guidelines.

You will have an important role in the development of the organization to ensure continuous development and improved efficiency. You will also be our spokesperson towards clients and in negotiations with suppliers.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • It all starts with the people; the development of a superior workforce is key
  • Make sure we meet the organization’s expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.
  • Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating correct actions
  • Maintain service level by enforcing quality and customer service standards, analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems and recommending system improvements.
  • Review performance data (financial and activity reports) to monitor and measure productivity and activity levels

Desired qualifications and experience

  • Master or bachelor’s degree, preferably in engineering
  • Human resource management, including organizational change
  • Knowledge of business and management practices in production organization
  • Experience from strategic planning
  • Profit and loss management
  • Fluency in English and Norwegian

Necessary skills

  • As a manager, you need to be independent, pro-active and have a hands-on mentality
  • Strong people-skills and the ability to build and manage an organization
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results-oriented
  • As a colleague, you have to be a team-player, both within own organization and the Glamox group

What we offer

  • This is an important and therefore exciting management position for the largest private employer in Molde
  • A central role in the operation and development of the factory
  • A well-run operation with skilled employees
  • Competitive terms

For more information about the position please contact our recruitment advisor at Yapril; Marius Halvorsen +47 92295786.

We want you to send your CV and application in English. All candidate information will be treated with confidentiality, also towards our client in the initial phase of the process.

Company: Glamox
Title: Factory Manager
Closing date: 04.04.2021
Location: Molde

You are welcome to contact us for any questions

Marius Halvorsen
Management Consultant, Yapril AS


Glamox AS

Glamox is a Norwegian industrial group that develops, manufactures and distributes professional lighting solutions for the global market. The Glamox Group is a leading supplier to the world’s marine and offshore markets, and a significant supplier to the professional building market in Europe. The Glamox Group is a global organization, with approx. 2400 employees within sales and production in several European countries, as well as Asia, North and South America. The annual turnover is NOK 3 490 million (2020). The Group owns a range of quality lighting brands including Glamox, Aqua Signal, Luxo, Norselight, LINKSrechts, Küttel, Luxonic, ES-System and LiteIP. Glamox is committed to meeting customer needs and expectations by providing quality products and solutions, service and support.

Yapril – Glamox – Factory Manager