Team Manager of Repair and Maintenance


Espergærde, DK

Job Family:  Research & Development
Country/Region:  Denmark

Do you want to lead a team of skilled workers supporting manufacturing and projects in a fast-changing R&D and production environment? 


This is your chance to use your experience as leader to engage a team of approx. twenty skilled workers who do repair and maintenance on our volume manufacturing and projects in Coloplast Pilot Plant, Espergærde. 


Welcome to our Pilot Plant 
At our Pilot Plant in Espergærde, Denmark, you will play a significant role as a member of the Pilot Plant Mature Manufacturing Leadership Team while also contribute to the strategic work for Pilot Plant by being part of the Extended leadership team of Pilot Plant.

You secure optimal operations and motivate your team.
As our new team manager, you will lead your team of 20 skilled workers who work on both day, evening and night shifts. You will be responsible for ensuring optimal operation of one or more value streams, ie. volume manufacturing and/or projects. You will contribute to improve and optimize our production machines as well as documentation, CE-marking including safety risk assessment.
Specifically, you will:

  • Motivate and develop your team and ensure great collaboration, e.g. by being visible on all shifts from time to time.
  • Coordinate resources according to sickness, holiday, etc., creating and aligning operation plans with other team managers at Pilot Plant. 
  • Ensure that repair/maintenance facilities match the demand – both including innovation and quality.  
  • Take part in setting targets for continuous improvement and learning curves in projects
  • Travel activity will be limited, but you may be requested to travel up to 20 days a year, primarily to our production facilities in Hungary.


Experience in hygienic, high-quality production
As a manager, you are ambitious on behalf of your team, and you understand complex correlations and find solutions. You know how to foster good collaboration and ensure the space and setting for your team to perform in a busy environment. Also, you thrive working in an ever-changing setting.  Moreover, we imagine that you:

  • Have 3+ years of experience working in a production environment, preferably with medical equipment or within the pharma or the food industry.
  • Have a degree as an engineer or marine engineer.
  • Have a minimum of 2-3 years of leadership experience, managing, developing, and motivating employees.
  • Are fluent in Danish and English


If you would like to know more about the position, please call Head of Mature Manufacturing Anders Grube Virring on +45 4911 2894. We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 16.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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