General manager – Uvdal Maskinfabrikk

Environment Uvdal Maskinfabrikk

With an undeviating quality focus and solid professional expertise over a number of years, UMF has established itself as a world-class Norwegian supplier. With a strong focus on further development, together with long-term focus and a great commitment to business development and local jobs, the strategy and business are continuously adapted for the future.

Brief description of the position

We are looking for a General Manager with astrong drive and execution ability to lead and further develop Uvdal Maskinfabrikk.

As a General Manager, you are responsible for the overall business, finances/results, personnel, production and sales/marketing. The position reports to the board.


Area of ​​responsibility and tasks

  • Daily management with a clear focus on leading, motivating and further developing your colleagues
  • Develop and follow up the company’s strategy together with the management team and the board
  • Focus on production and production processes; organization – lean – automation/digitalisation
  • Engage in sales and marketing work
  • Financial management, budget and reporting
  • Overall personnel responsibility


  • Technical education, engineer/civil engineer or equivalent technical level, preferably with professional certificate
  • Solid experience from production and production management
  • Good knowledge of lean, automation/digitalisation and work organisation
  • Experienced in strategy and business development
  • Managerial experience

Personal qualifications

  • A skilled and robust team player
  • A clear and unifying leader
  • Strong business acumen skills
  • Structured – creative – solution-oriented
  • Network builder
  • Good communication skills
  • Results-oriented

Contact information: Odd Tore Kurverud, Chairman of the Board – 92828314

Application with CV is sent to:  

Application deadline: as soon as possible, but no later than 20 October