Humans since 1982

Production Manager

Based: Stockholm
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 13 March 2018
Job Listing Added: 12 January 2018

We are seeking an experienced, motivated and result-oriented Production Manager with an expert knowledge and experience in dealing with the production of electro-mechanical systems within the design or the art field to join our dedicated and driven team at the rapidly growing Stockholm-based art studio Humans since 1982.

Key reponsibilities:

  • Responsibility for planning and securing resources for the production, placing orders, manage assembly, installation, and maintenance of the studio's artworks
  • Secure and be responsible for the whole supply chain from production to installation of the art pieces
  • Responsible for that the studio's artworks fulfill the artists' and designers vision of quality and design, throughout the whole supply chain and production process
  • Responsible for production budget and manufacturing cost calculations
  • Implement R&D features and new updates to our artwork's product lines
  • Implement KPIs to identify bottlenecks and improve the current production
  • Negotiate with suppliers and consultants
  • Establish contacts with art handlers worldwide for handling of the installation of the studio's artworks to clients like art collectors, museums, and galleries and fairs
  • Coordination with support manager

Knowledge and skills required:

  • Maintain documentation regarding production (parts, production & assembly)
  • Prior experience in development and execution of technically complex, multidisciplinary projects, strong CAD skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Supply chain management


  • Ability to take a holistic responsibility and perspective but still remains a sense of details
  • Hands-on-attitude
  • Highly organized
  • Self-motivated and drive for continuous improvements both individually and business related
  • Like to be in a changing environment
  • Need to be flexible and willing to take on tasks sometimes outside of the specified role (i.e. assembly during hectic times)
  • Solution minded and like to take on challenges
  • Team player and strong communication skills

Minimum education required:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree is an advantage.

Minimum experience required:

  • Minimum 2 years in the field of mechanical engineering or product development

Meriting experience:

  • Work at a smaller manufacturing company with connection to both production, suppliers, and logistics

How to Apply

Are you our next Production Manager? Send your application to [email protected] />