SECO?is the world’s leading supplier of tools, tooling solutions, and know-how to the manufacturing industry. Our customers, which include major manufacturers within aerospace, automotive, medical, energy, oil & gas, and general engineering, rely on us to provide the highest level of knowledge, service, and support to help them achieve their goals for productivity and profitability. With extensive investments in research and development, we bring game-chan... Visa mer
SECO?is the world’s leading supplier of tools, tooling solutions, and know-how to the manufacturing industry. Our customers, which include major manufacturers within aerospace, automotive, medical, energy, oil & gas, and general engineering, rely on us to provide the highest level of knowledge, service, and support to help them achieve their goals for productivity and profitability. With extensive investments in research and development, we bring game-changing technologies and solutions to a dynamic industry driven by a demand for constant innovation. We have 4500 employees and are represented in 130 countries, uniquely positioning us as practical experts in high technology manufacturing now and in the future. SECO is part of the business area Sandvik Machining Solutions within the 150-year-old global industrial group Sandvik.
At SECO, you have the chance to make a dent in the industry we’re leading, as well as creating meaningful collaborations across all different borders. We’re now looking for a tech-savvy Release Manager to strengthen our team. Joining us, you carve your own career path in the field of IT!
About the job
In this position, you are responsible for managing cross cutting initiatives including, but not limited to, technical activities, new development, implementations, roll outs and coordination of different delivery teams and their activities during the initiative lifecycle.
The Release Manager has great leadership skills, believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, safety, and trust. Working with a focus on value creation, growth and serving customers with full ownership and accountability.
As the Release manager of Seco IT, you are responsible for the well-being of our releases. You have multiple stakeholders that you collaborate with and communicate with when needed. The release manager is the focal point between the business teams, delivery teams and infrastructure teams.
Other tasks include:
Plan common release windows for Seco delivery teams to enable major releases and/or cross-team dependencies to be deployed
Manage and coordinate common releases by chairing status meetings, identifying dependencies, creating release plans, assessing impact and conflicts, allocating resources, ensuring adequate testing and planning the closure and hyper-care
Coordinate appointed Release Coordinators from each delivery Team
Maintain a holistic view of Seco deliverables and their dependencies
Manage, solve or escalate conflict and risks escalated by Release Coordinators
Maintain and align the overall release communication with stakeholders
Drive improvements within the Release Management process
Drive and encourage standardization and automation within Release Management
Participate in projects dedicated to aligning and integrate agile and ITIL processes and tools
The location for this position is flexible and you can be based anywhere (globally) where Seco has?a presence.
We’re looking for someone with a relevant degree in IT or tech, accompanied by an in-depth knowledge of agile concepts and tools such as Srum, Kanban, Jira, Confluence, ServiceNow and it’s advantageous if you have a general understanding of project management. You understand build management, CI/CD, Git/BitBucket and Jenkins. With an affinity for agile workflow, you also know what the Software Development Lifecycle entails as well as have a basic understanding of the Software Lifecycle Management Process. Lastly, you have previous experience in anchoring and implementing Release Management in a global organization and from working in global and distributed teams. As we’re a global organization, you need good written and verbal English skills, while other languages are a plus.
Your personality means a lot to us – you’re structured and have the ability to organize processes, teams and tasks with ease. Simultaneously, you’re an excellent and efficient communicator with clear multi-tasking abilities.
A professional high impact role in a global manufacturing company with focus on sustainability and profitable growth. Working in an international environment, together with committed and professional colleagues that support you in achieving the organizational and project targets. Guaranteed continuous learning and personal development.
Our Seco culture
Seco employees across the globe share our family spirit, along with a passion for our customers and a personal commitment to ensure success in everything we do. For us, it’s also clear that our diversities form an amazing foundation for achieving great results. Visit our?LinkedIn?or?Facebook to get to know us?and our products further.
Send your application no later than August 31, 2022.?Read more about us and apply at?secotools.com (Job ID:?R0044002).
For more detailed information about this position, please contact:
Therese Sarsgard, Director Digital Application Services, [email protected]
At Seco Tools we develop and offer advanced products & solutions that make metal cutting easier. We work together with our customers to identify and implement the best solutions for their needs. The corporate culture empowers employees through shared values: Passion for our customers, Family Spirit, Personal commitment. Seco Tools has a presence in more than 75 countries and employs about 4000 people. Visa mindre