CNV Production Engineer

The Sofidel Group 

The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 13 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania and the USA – with more than 6,500 employees, net sales of 2,801 million Euros (2022) and a production capacity of over one million tonnes per year (1,440,000 tonnes in 2022). “Regina”, its most well-known brand, is present on almost all the reference markets. Other brands include: Sopalin, Le Trèfle, Hakle, Softis, Nalys, Cosynel, KittenSoft, Lycke, Nicky, Papernet. A member of the UN Global Compact and the international WWF Climate Savers programme, the Sofidel Group considers sustainability a strategic factor with regards to growth and is committed to reducing its impact on natural capital and maximising social benefits, setting as objective the creation of shared added value for all stakeholders. Sofidel’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets to 2030 have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with reductions required to keep warming to well-below 2°C, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.


To support the Plant Manager in order to: 

ensure the achievement of efficiency and quality aims related to industrial activities in accordance with the Group’s policies.


On behalf of the Plant Manager:

  • Ensure the achievement of productive, quality and cost-effective aims established in full compliance with: provisions and policies in matters of safety, environment and product’s safety; ISO 9001 Quality System
  • Support the relationships with stakeholders from a technical point of view
  • Support the Country Operations Manager in the formulation of budget proposals related to production and maintenance costs
  • Liaise with the other depts. in order to maximise productivity, efficiency and service to clients
  • Check and manage production and maintenance costs
  • Guarantee the correct management and maintenance of plants
  • Guarantee optimisation of energy consumption and exploitation of raw materials
  • Check and validate production reports


  • Collaborate with the CTO area personnel in the process of permanent improvement in matters of: productive efficiency; production costs; energy and raw materials consumption; environmental impact
  • Manage relationships with the plant’s trade unions representatives in accordance with the Group’s policies
  • Ensure professional development of the technical personnel
  • Promote a safety-bound corporate culture
  • Promote the Corporate Principles and Values


  • Experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • A relevant degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience with checking and validating production reports
  • Experience in dealing with matters of safety, environment and product’s safety
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and problem solve
  • Ability to operate in an office and hands on environment 
  • As well as the ability to adapt, learn the process and manage the SMED projects


  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Pension contribution plus salary sacrifice option
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance (3x annual salary)
  • Discount on Company products
  • Full time - 37.5 hours per week
  • 23 days annual leave (+ public holidays)