Operations Manager (Production Manager)

Espoo, Finland

Espoo, Finland

Quuppa is a leading provider of Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS), with its headquarters in Espoo, Finland, and offices in USA, China and Australia. The company was established in 2012 by a team of experienced engineers and scientists as a spin-off from Nokia Research Center. Today, the Quuppa team has successfully commercialised their innovation and created a complete product platform – the Quuppa Intelligent Locating System™ – a one-size-fits-all technology platform for Location Based Services and Applications. Quuppa has also been recognised with the Great Place to Work ® certification.

Quuppa is looking for an Operations Manager to manage our hardware supply chain procedures and inventory tracking to ensure the timely delivery of products to customers. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for our overall product delivery process as part of the Quuppa Operations Team. You will report directly to the Chief Operations Officer and have a small team of direct reports (two to begin with).

As the Operations Manager, you’ll interact directly with our hardware manufacturing partners to make sure that production quality remains high and we have the right amount of products to ship to our customers. You’ll also be responsible for managing our material supply including component consignment stock and finished product inventory based on sales forecasts. In addition, you’ll manage the software subscription delivery process. As we’re constantly developing our operations for higher efficiency, you’ll also actively participate in the process development activities within the Operations function.

In this role, you’ll work closely with the rest of the Quuppa Operations team as well as both the Product and Sales teams. We expect you to already have some years of experience within the field of operations and supply chain management. We also value a relevant technical background and past experience in working as a team leader.

Our ideal candidate has an organised mindset and appetite to develop and manage high-quality production and supply chain processes. Excellent interpersonal skills are also important, as the role includes a lot of both internal and external communication.

We consider these as a must-have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in the field of technology, engineering, or equivalent

  • A couple of years of experience in the field of supply chain and/or operations management

  • Good communication skills

  • Fluent English skills

We consider as an asset:

  • Experience in the electronics or software industry

  • Experience in working as a team leader

  • Finnish skills

Quuppa offers you:

  • Possibility to work with new and innovative technology

  • Dynamic and international working environment

  • Passionate and highly professional colleagues with diverse backgrounds

  • Opportunities for career development in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work partly remotely

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our COO Kimmo (kimmo.kalliola[at]quuppa.com) or our People Manager Katriina (katriina.lahti[at]quuppa.com]). 

Please apply as soon as possible, but at the latest by 1.9.2021. We are going through the applications at the moment and will be in touch soon with those who we would like to interview.


Type: Permanent, Full-time

Preferred Background: A couple of years experience in the field of supply chain and/or operations management

Preferred Start Date: asap

Location: Quuppa HQ, Keilaranta 1, 02150 Espoo