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Production Manager

Date: 09-Oct-2021

Location: Mikkeli, FI

Company: Mölnlycke Health Care

Do you have what it takes to make a difference? 


If the answer is yes, welcome to join us! In our daily work, we create unique medical solutions to improve quality of life. We enjoy what we do because it makes a difference in people’s lives – for real.  

Although we’re a global company, we’re still small enough for you to make your mark. Our leaders are accessible and trust us to make the right decisions. As a Mölnlycke employee, you’ll thrive when you take on the responsibility. 

We are recruiting for a Production Manager, a function that is part of the local operative management team in Mikkeli, Finland. What makes you stand out is your passion for what your work means – coupled with your ability to listen and respond with appropriate urgency. 


This role is about:

  • Manufacturing the products of the factory according to plan
  • Achieving strategic and annual targets
  • Developing competencies and supporting wellbeing of the production personnel
  • Driving continuous improvement and strong teamwork culture
  • Having ambition to achieve ‘World Class’ standards in our production.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Secure wellbeing of production personnel and safe working environment
  • Contribute towards annual strategic and operational planning and lead production personnel to achieve set targets
  • Continuously develop competencies and grow talents within production team
  • Secure efficient manufacturing processes and needed human resources in production
  • Organise a quick industrialization process of new products
  • Support efficient implementation of new machines and production lines
  • Maintain and develop continuous improvement processes and culture
  • Implement production plans according to customer needs



  • Leadership qualities
  • Competency development skills
  • Ambition, drive and ability to implement strategic an operational plans
  • Teamworking skills
  • Analytical qualities
  • Understanding of manufacturing and lean processes
  • Fluent oral and written Finnish and English skills
  • Financial understanding


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Academic degree
  • Strong leadership experience and proven success in manufacturing role


About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We design and supply solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the hospital to the home proven it every day.

We specialise in:

• Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®

• Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients

• Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves

Mölnlycke was founded in 1849. Nowadays our solutions are available in around 100 countries; we’re the number one global provider of advanced wound care and single-use surgical products; and we’re Europe’s largest provider of customised trays. Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we have about 7,800 employees around the world.


About the  Mölnlycke Mikkeli factory

We manufacture many of our wound care and prevention products in Mikkeli, such as the Mepilex® Border family, including Sacrum and Heel, Post-Op and Flex – as well as more conventional products like Mepore®. Staffed by over 500 people and operating 24 hours a day, the factory is located some 2.5 hours from the Finish capital, Helsinki. In total the site is over 40,000 square meters and produces more than 500 different SKUs (Stock keeping units). We have invested in past 5 years approx. 35 M€ to new machines and we will continue our growth journey.