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 12 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania and the USA – with more than 6,000 employees, net sales of 2,173 million Euros (2020) and a production capacity of over one million tonnes per year (1,428,000 tonnes in 2020). “Regina”, its most well-known brand, is present on almost all the reference markets. Other brands include: Softis, Le Trèfle, Sopalin, Thirst Pockets, KittenSoft, Nalys, Cosynel, 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



  • Mechanical, electrical, mechatronic engineer or similar qualification
  • Confident English language skills (oral and written)
  • User-level computer skills
  • Confident systems approach and analytical mindset
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making character
  • Agile, dynamic personality
  • Good communication skill 
  • Freshly graduate (1-2 years of professional experience advantage)