Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2016 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Mechanical Technical Office & Workshop Manager

Business line: EMEA
Country: Spain
Location: Zaragoza
Job description: Are you the new service-minded leader we are looking for?

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services especially for industries that use bio-based raw materials, primarily the pulp, paper and energy industries as well as selected process industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.
Valmet’s service and product offerings cover the entire life cycle of industrial processes. Valmet has extensive technological know-how and a broad process understanding in solutions related to the pulp, paper and energy industries and other biomass conversion technologies.
We operate close to our customers in order to increase the reliability, improve the performance and reduce costs of our customers' processes.

We are currently recruiting a Mechanical Technical Office and Workshop Manager whose mission will be to manage our Mechanical Maintenance Workshop, Mechanical Technical Office and to coordinate, supervise and develop technical projects for the paper industry.

Main responsibilities:

- Management of the Mechanical Workshop: Assignment of resources to different maintenance projects, management of machinery and facilities, execution of training plans, personnel management (in coordination with HR), improvement actions ...

- Management and coordination of the technical office: assignment of tenders and projects to the engineering team, supervision of works planning for the engineering team, personnel development, resources assignment, assessment and follow-up.

- Projects supervision and management: Project definition with customers (internal / external), technical and economic feasibility study, review and coordination of tenders, projects progress follow up until the start up, management with subcontractors, improvement actions and projects follow up, with special attention to the service quality. Projects cost efficiency control.

- Study of business opportunities and new localization projects in paste and paper industry. Collaboration in the development of business with the General Manager and other business units
Requirements: - University degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical or Paper industry specialization
- A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the paper industry is required in a similar position
- Technical knowledge in paper fabrication process
- High level of English, written and spoken
- Outstanding communicative skills and ability for creating long-term relationships with the customer
- Leadership ability and team management
- Fast-decision making ability
- Analytic resolution and customer oriented
- Proactiveness and flexibility
- Experience in multinational work environment
We offer: Incorporation to a leading multinational company in a long term project, being part of a dynamic and professional team work and a competitive retribution package. This person will directly report to Valmet Technologies Zaragoza General Manager
Additional information: That feeling when everything works together is what makes working at Valmet unique. If you are interested in this vacancy, please submit your application online with your CV in English in our corporate career site (

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