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

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet's net sales in 2017 were approximately EUR 3.2 billion. Our more than 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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Automation engineer to paper- and board machines

Business line: Paper
Country: Finland
Location: Jyväskylä
Job description: Are you looking for new challenges within automation engineering? Our automation engineering organization is a group of over 100 professionals, divided in 7 teams. We are now looking for an Automation engineer to Software Engineering in Jyväskylä due to the current engineer is moving on to new challenges in the company.

As an Automation engineer you will participate to demanding delivery projects at our customers’ sites and take care of planning, testing and implementation of your part of the automation. There are several projects ongoing simultaneously and your days won’t never be similar.
Requirements: You have a suitable M.Sc. or B.Eng. engineering degree in machine automation and minimum 2-5 years of experience in Valmet DNA.
Other systems knowledge / programming (e.g. Siemens, A-B, ABB and Honeywell, …) are as benefit.

It’s beneficial to have basic understanding of paper industry, but the more important is your motivation to become an expert in your own area.

We gain our results by working seamlessly together and that’s why you need to have good collaboration skills. You are determined and self-driven and motivated by achieving targets. You enjoy working together with our customers and other stakeholders.

English is our common language in Valmet, but Finnish and other language skills are seen as an advantage. In this role you’ll have some business trips to make sure your projects are performing well and customer satisfaction is on high level.
We offer: We offer you an interesting job in a global delivery project environment where you can make a difference in ensuring customer satisfaction. You will have the full support of our team and have the chance to develop further professionally.

Automation engineering is a great combination of paper machine know-how and modern automation solutions. We offer you an in-depth onboarding and continuous support of the team. Automation and especially industrial internet are technologies that our company is putting efforts.

This is an excellent moment to join our automation engineering team – apply via the link provided below!
Additional information: Is there something you are still wondering regarding this open position? Additional information can be obtained from Esa Salavamäki, Manager, Project Automation Engineering, tel. +358 40 535 7452 or

Please send your application by filling out our electronic application form via the link provided as soon as possible, by latest on 31.3.2018.

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