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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Chief Engineer, Mechanical, Gasification

Business line: Pulp and Energy
Country: Finland
Location: Tampere
Job description: Boiler and Gasification Plants Technology Unit (EBG) in the Energy Business Unit is looking for a Chief Engineer related to mechanical engineering in the Gasification product team. Gasification product team is responsible for the Valmet CFB Gasification technology globally.

As a Chief Engineer you work in sales, delivery and product development projects. You are an expert in mechanical engineering and among other things your tasks include:

• Developing and updating product standards and instructions
• Developing and updating product model
• Participating in technology and concept reviews
• Approving lay-outs and mechanical constructions and design principles
• Trouble shooting
• Carrying out and leading product development tasks
• Supporting sales and delivery projects in the field of your own expertise
• Warranty period inspections and reporting, reference management
• As an expert, participating in purchasing of the main equipment of the delivery projects.
Requirements: You have a M.Sc. or B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering and minimum of five years of experience in mechanical engineering. Knowledge in power plant processes are seen as an advantage.

You have a strong technical background in mechanical engineering. You are willing to take and overcome challenges and you can create new solutions and concepts without existing guidelines and instruction.

Preferably you have experience in refractory lined constructions.

You are experienced user of modern engineering tools, like PDMS, AutoCad, SolidWorks, etc.

You can consider larger entities, but on the other hand you are also capable on very accurate work on detail level. You have fluent Finnish and English skills, both spoken and written. Other language skills are a benefit.

In order to be successful in this job, you need to have the ability to plan and prioritize your own work. You are capable to work as a team member and provide technical support to our internal and external customers. You have a systematic way of working and reporting.

We offer: We offer you a key position in a technology team with extremely versatile job description and a great chance to develop professionally.
Additional information: Additional information about this position can be obtained from: Asko Rantee, Manager, Product Management, EBG,, +358 40 545 4589 or Juhani Isaksson, Product Manager, Gasification Technology,, +358 40 830 4402.

Valmet Finland is a smoke-free workplace.

Please fill out our electronic application form with your CV and desired salary by April 2nd, 2018.