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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Buyer - Subcontracting

Business line: North America
Country: USA
Location: Beloit, WI
Job description: Responsible for parts and consumables purchasing with specific responsibility in purchasing manufactured / engineered items. Prepares, issues and follows up on inquiries and purchase orders. Negotiates orders with vendors and suppliers. Monitors supplier performance on quality, costs, deliveries, and lead times. Ability to read and interpret machining / fabrication / casting drawings.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Engineering is preferred or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to six years’ experience in purchasing; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of heavy manufacturing operations a plus. Purchasing experience from manufacturer or industrial supplier environment a plus.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon a background check and drug screen.
We offer: In addition to competitive wages, Valmet offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage as well as a company funded pension plan, 401k with company match, paid vacation and company holidays, short- and long-term disability, company paid life insurance, and Business Travel Accident Insurance.
Additional information: For questions related to this position, please contact Regional HR Manager Barbara Barr ( or Ted Fitzsimmons(