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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Purchasing Engineer

Business line: Automation
Country: Finland
Location: Tampere
Job description: ValmetĀ“s Automation business line is looking for a Purchasing Engineer in Tampere Supply Center. Your main responsibility is to purchase components and assemblies for production, project and spare part purposes. You will take care of certain suppliers and have a very important role in ensuring smooth and on time delivery process of projects and spare parts.

You will work in close co-operation with the project delivery organization, R&D and especially category managers, with whom you maintain and develop supplier relations further. You will be located in Tampere.

Requirements: We are looking for a person with a background in technical procurement, preferably in manufacturing industry. You have a degree in engineering, along with good knowledge of mechanics and understanding of technical documents. We highly appreciate experience and knowledge of the Lean ERP and Aton PDM systems. Experience of DCS / QCS products is a plus.

To be successful in this position, you need to have a highly organized way of working as well as strong negotiation, team working and problem solving skills. An analytical and problem solving mindset with practical and very hands-on attitude will get you far. As we are working in a global business, you need to be fluent in Finnish and English, both written and spoken.
We offer: In return, we offer you an interesting position in a global supply chain environment, as well as good possibilities for competence development.

This position provides an opportunity to have an impact on successful project and spare part deliveries. You will have the full support of our team.
Additional information: For further information, please contact Mrs. Karolina Aromaa, Purchasing Manager, 040 727 9909.

To apply for the position, please complete our on-line application form by 24th of October, 2017. Please provide your CV with salary expectation.

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