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Plant Manager - Arctic Filet

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Arctic Filet AS is a state of the art processing company making high-quality finished products of salmon for the international market. Arctic Filet, T-1205, is a joint partnership between Wilsgård Fiskeoppdrett AS and Villa Seafood Group AS and hence fully integrated from hatchery to market. We are located in modern premises in Torsken, about an hour from the regional center Finnsnes, 1.5 hours from the airport in Bardufoss and 3 hours from Tromsø.

Villa Seafood and Wilsgård Fiskeoppdrett have vast experience within seafood processing and modern processing equipment. At Arctic Filet, technology and innovation meets experience and quality. The most common product types include fresh and frozen fillets and portions.

Due to continued growth we are now looking for a new Plant Manager to drive continuous improvement and streamline all processes. You will have the daily responsibility for the operation of the factory in collaboration with the Quality Manager, Technical Manager and Production Manager. 

Main areas of responsibility:

  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions
  • Lead the employees and plan operations in the short and long term
  • Organise the technical department in such a way that both maintenance and further development of the factory are taken care of
  • Ensure that cost calculations and fillet yields are continously revised
  • Be the top manager for the quality work in collaboration with the Quality Manager
  • Ensure close cooperation and an effective dialogue with the sales department
  • Reporting of operations to the Management and the Board in accordance with established budgets and KPI’s
  • Plan, organise, direct and manage optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff in collaboration with Production Manager
  • Continously collect and analyse data to find areas of improvement
  • Plan and implement rotation plans, shift arrangements and holiday arrangements

Qualifications and requirements:

We are looking for you if you can provide a clear sense of direction in communication with staff and share our ambition of building a world class salmon processing company. You must have solid industry experience and practice in managing employees from many countries. You must be courageous and able to collaborate across organizational boundaries.

Experience and knowledge of Baader machines is an advantage. You are a credible and ambitious leader who dares to challenge. You are creative and genuinely concerned with building a good corporate culture and a good working environment. Through open communication, you create trust among your employees, in addition to becoming a constructive and proactive sparring partner for the Management team and the Board. 

In this role you will demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise and participate in continuous professional development. To be successful in this position we believe it is essential that you enjoy being in charge. As Plant Manager it is essential that you adhere to company rules and procedures, and execute plans with commitment. You always work to achieve high-quality results. You can encourage the team by inspiring and keeping them focused on the objectives. As a leader, you create a stable and re-assuring work atmosphere where you support the team. You develop people through delegation, empowerment, and coaching. 

You have completed relevant higher education (bachelor or master’s level). Experience from similar roles and knowledge of salmon processing may compensate. 

Excellent communication skills in English at a professional level, both written and verbal is essential. Scandinavian language is an advantage but not a criteria. 

What Arctic Filet can offer:

  • A company that has a solid raw material base and a large and attractive customer base.
  • A factory with modern equipment and great development potential.
  • An active ownership with a heart to develop a company and a society that will be a mainstay for future generations.
  • For the right candidate, a position as General Manager can be considered. Competitive salary according to qualification.

For more information, contact Seafood People or Chairman of the Board at Arctic Filet, Ove Thu, + 47 922 99 248 or e-mail

Check also out Villa Seafood and Wilsgård Fiskeoppdrett webpages:



Org. Nr 995 287 250
Arbeidssted Senja, Troms, Norge
Søknadsfrist 2021-05-09
Navn Jørgen Aase Bjørsvik
Stillingstittel Advisor, Seafood People
Mobil +4790027414
Navn Thomas Bakke
Stillingstittel Managing Director, Seafood People
Mobil +4741618060
Navn Cathrine Martinsen
Stillingstittel Advisor, Seafood People
Mobil +4799452829
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