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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Global Technology Manager, Workshop Services Technology Unit, Rolls and Workshop Services

Business line: Services
Country: Sweden
Location: Sundsvall or Karlstad
Job description: We are looking for a Global Technology Manager in our Workshop Services Technology Unit (FWS TU).
The primary responsibilities include driving our global business by working with our design teams located in Sundsvall & Karlstad, Sweden, in order to support our area sales & product managers in finding the best economical and technical reconditioning & upgrade solutions for our customer needs.
Our Workshop Services Fiber Technology focuses in the field of Pulp and Paper, specialized in wood handling, chemical & mechanical pulping fiber processing equipment.

As the Global Technology Manager your responsibilities are:
• Global responsibility to support FWS TU product & concept development as well as product portfolio competitiveness.
• Support area locations in meeting their TU financial quarterly & annual sales budget goals & targets.
• Ensure that TU's product reference management is maintained and updated.
• Support long term TU strategy & growth plans with areas
• Oversee TU product forecasting & production to meet sales deadlines & objectives.
• Resolving customer product issues related to design or production.
• Identify product growth opportunities and new business approaches.
• Active TU product promotion and active technology transfer with both internal and external customers.
• Global support in technology sales seminars, launches, pre-sales & sales projects.
• Manage marketing actions, product launching, marketing materials, coordination of training, collecting customer feedback and following up competitor initiatives.
• Drive continuous improvement and ensure quality standards are followed.
• Build-up & maintain relations with customer corporate teams.
• Liaise with other TU managers to understand customer requirements and create synergies to meet & improve global sales objectives.
• Support training and development of workshop services technology competencies in the Areas

The position reports to the Director, Workshop Services.

Requirements: • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the Pulp & Paper industry including experience in the fiber line of pulp mills and manufacturing
• Demonstrated success delivering results in a matrix, multi-cultural international environment
• Good organizational skills and business acumen with experience reporting on key financial & production metrics
• Ability to work under pressure with a natural drive for excellence who works well in a team environment
• Lean & continuous improvement experience
• Effective written and oral communication skills in English along with presentation, negotiation and analytical skills
• Willingness & ability to travel frequently on an international basis
We offer: We offer you a challenging position and opportunity to influence the success of the service business on a global scale. Our working environment is team-oriented, international and full of development opportunities!
Additional information: If you want to find out more, please contact Carlo Marrocco, Director Workshop Services Technology Unit,

Please apply by August 21st, 2018 by filling out our electronic application form via the link provided. Please be sure to include your C.V. in English.