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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R&D Engineer / Senior R&D Engineer, Hard coatings (Temporary 12 months)

Business line: Services
Country: Finland
Location: Jyväskylä
Job description: We are looking for a professional R&D Engineer / Senior R&D Engineer to join our Hard Coatings R&D team. Majority of our projects relate to thermal spraying; materials, processes and applications thereof and participation and steering in various technology projects. Our tasks also include technical advisory and support for other Valmet functions.

Main requirements for the position are:
• Preparation, execution and project management of R&D projects in the field of thermal spraying for paper machinery components
• Establish and maintain a good network in Finnish / International research community as well as within different Valmet key persons
• Make feasibility studies and business potential analyses for new project templates
• Participation and steering in technology projects together with Finnish / International research institutes
• Participation in sales and technology support for our operations globally
Requirements: To be successful in this position you need to have:
• University degree (M.Sc) or equivalent in the field of materials science
• Strong knowledge and experience in thermal spray coatings, different spray processes (HVO/AF, plasma), materials and applications
• Strong experience in characterization and testing of coatings
• Experience in participation and steering of co-operation projects with research institutes
• Good networking capabilities
• Systematic and logical approach to scientific problems
• Hands-on experience in thermal spray product development
• Finnish and English at least at good professional level

We offer: We offer you challenging tasks and great opportunity for your professional growth in a global company.
Additional information: For additional information, please contact Ville Eronen, Manager, R&D team by email:, or by phone +1 608-436-3176.

Please fill out our electronic application form with CV not later than December 17, 2017.

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