Karlskoga Rekrytering

HR Director to Cambrex Karlskoga AB

Apply today for the role of Director, Human Resources at Cambrex Karlskoga. A great opportunity with operational oversight for full service HR activities strategy deployment in Sweden, Estonia and Germany. The role also has legal employment responsibility for remote sales staff across other European countries (excluding Italy).

Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Serves as advisor to General Manager, Cambrex Karlskoga (CK) and services as member of the site senior leadership on all matters regarding HR policies, procedures, and practice.
  • Serves as member of HR leadership team and participate in global projects and initiatives.


  • Plans, organizes, and leads all activities of the CK HR department including recruiting, selection, orientation, coaching, and counseling staff.
  • Evaluates results of department in relation to established goals; recommends new approaches to effect continual improvements in efficiency and services performed.
  • Partners with internal stakeholders to estimate, forecast and anticipate staffing requirements on a short-term and long-term basis and partner with finance on labor plans.

Employee Development

  • Manages and monitor compliance of employee training.
  • Designs and implementation of leadership development program and development opportunities at local level.
  • Develops organizational and people strategies by identifying and researching human resources challenges and opportunities.
  • Ensures well-developed and current succession plans are in place, with a focus on site future and vision.

Policy and Procedure

  • Ensures compliance with current labor law and central bargaining agreement. Establishes and maintains good relations with local trade unions. Includes negotiations.
  • Ownership and maintenance of HR related systems including learning management systems and HRIS.
  • Accommodates and manages data requests at business unit and corporate level; accountable for data collection, integrity of data and reporting in accordance with established tools and systems.
  • Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies.
  • Acts as the point of contact for security questions related to the Björkborn industrial area.

Engagement and Communication

  • Contributes to communication strategies and infrastructure development.
  • Ensures that all company news, updates and strategies are communicated effectively at sites, optimizing all forms of communication and at all levels.
  • Serves as a liaison between facility and the community.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Academic degree from People Management or equivalent education
  • At least 10 years proven experience from the HR area with 5+ years manager role within HR
  • Great interpersonal and communicative skills
  • Proven organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to effectively handle multiple, concurrent projects and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues
  • Excellent ability to think proactively, anticipate business needs and draft possible solutions
  • Ability to multi-task with conflicting priorities in a pressured environment while still maintaining a customer-oriented demeanor
  • Fluent in Swedish and English (reading and writing)

Application process

Cambrex Karlskoga and Wise Professionals have teamed up on the recruitment for this role. For any questions regarding the process, please contact Recruitment Consultant, Saba Solomon at saba.solomon@wise.se.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible as the position may be filled sooner. We are unable to accept applications via regular email. You can simply apply with your CV or LinkedIn profile at www.wise.se along with answering a few selection questions. In the next step, you receive two competency tests on problem solving and personal traits. We choose to test early in the interview process to ensure an objective and non-discriminatory candidate selection.

Wish you all the best and looking forward to connecting with you.


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Vår rekryteringsprocess

Steg 01


Välkommen med din ansökan! Du söker enkelt via mobilen och kan välja att bifoga cv eller använda din LinkedIn-profil. Vi arbetar med kompetensbaserad rekrytering fri från fördomar och magkänsla för att säkerställa ett objektivt, fördomsfritt och rättvist urvalsarbete.

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Urval och tester

Vi ser till kompetens och potential vilket innebär att du får genomföra arbetspsykologiska tester innan vi tittar på ditt CV. Vi vill nämligen samla in så mycket fakta som möjligt om dig för att kunna göra den bästa matchningen mot kravprofilen. Alla kandidater får återkoppling och kontinuerliga statusuppdateringar.

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Våra kompetensbaserade intervjuer syftar till att lära känna dig och dina styrkor. Du har dialog med oss hela vägen, blir du en slutkandidat i processen så får du även träffa vår uppdragsgivare.

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Vi följer upp med både kandidat och kund efter en månad och efter fem månader. Detta för att säkerställa att alla är nöjda och att allt löper på som det ska.

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