Allgon develops, manufactures and markets radio remote control solutions for industrial use to customers globally. Allgon meets its customers through its subsidiaries Tele Radio (TR) and Åkerströms (AKS). Radio Remote Control (RRC) has many application areas for the industrial market as well as mobile machinery in the building and transport sector. Allgon´s solutions often have a central and critical role for its customers operations and safety of employees. Customers choose Allgon´s products due to its robust safety protocol, reliability, durability, usability and most importantly the service and support.
Allgon´s companies’ sales & support network have a world-wide presence with currently 31 business entities with sales drive in 24 subsidiaries distributed in 22 countries worldwide. Our total employees are about 400. Production are placed in China, Vietnam and Sweden, with customisation for customers being done in local sales offices. Learn more about us at allgon.se
About the role
We are now looking for a Chief Operating Officer who will play a central role in Allgon's continued development. As COO you will mainly be responsible for the Supply Chain and Operation-projects within the whole Allgon group, and lead a team consisting of Product Quality, Subsidiary Support, Warehouse, Purchasing, Logistics, Production, Aftermarket, and Technical Sales.
You will be based at Allgon Headquarters newly renovated office in Gothenburg and have the main responsibility of the Supply Chain Organization of Allgon companies. The plan is that TR and AKS will be further integrated in the future with common sourcing and production, but brands will be separated.
As COO you are going to be a member of the management team and report directly to the CEO.
- Leading the Supply Chain organization, supervising, and mentoring the team
- Create and govern a strategic roadmap for the Supply chain organization and establish the Supply Chain process
- Responsible for purchasing, logistics, and transportation
- Optimize on costs and stock
- Create and manage a network of suppliers
- Oversees quality control of products and services
Who we are looking for
We are searching for a person who have strong social and collaborative skills, leadership qualities and an ability to engage people around them. Responsible, communicative and action oriented are qualities we think fit this person well. You enjoy working strategically and analytically but have no issue to take an operational approach when needed. To suit the role as COO you are able to build relationships easily and preferably have a habit of working in international environments as the role includes regular contact with production departments in Sweden, Vietnam and China as well as different suppliers, subsidiaries around the worlds and other departments internally.
- Master's degree in related fields
- Broad experience within the field purchasing and logistics
- Leadership experience
- Analytic and well structured
- Experience with ERP, preferably D365
- Great communication skills both written and spoken English and Swedish
- A never-ending drive to achieve operational excellence High working capacity
- Deep business understanding
This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing, dynamic, international company characterised by strong entrepreneurship and determination.
The new COO will be able to leave a solid footprint of success in benefit of future career progression.
We look forward to your application!
Contact: For questions about the position contact Caroline Svensson, HR at email@example.com.