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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Purchasing Engineer, EMEA Services

Business line: EMEA
Country: Finland
Location: Pori
Job description: Are you going to be our new Purchasing Engineer in our Finland team? Our team is part of Services EMEA Procurement and you would be located in Pori. As Purchasing Engineer you will be independently procuring goods and services for projects and services sold. You will be responsible executing procurement according to Valmet Requirements in terms of quality, price and availability. Maintaining and developing existing and new vendor relations is important part of your work. Your responsibility is to guarantee availability and capacity for named vendors as well as delivery follow-up of procured items. Working environment is dynamic and fast-moving in which your actions has a clear business impact. You will be following price development to ensure that Valmet has knowledge of true market price and favorable market position.
Requirements: To be successful in this position you should:
• Have at minimum a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or in similar field or relevant work experience.
• Be an expert in procurement with more than 3 years’ experience preferably in multi-national company.
• Have demonstrated skills at cost analysis and cost reduction actions when collaborating with suppliers.
• Have knowledge of business processes. Knowledge of board and paper making products is a plus.
• Have good skills in English and Finnish language both written and spoken.
• Have good IT skills in using MS Office Tools. Experience of using ERP-systems, and other procurement IT-tools will benefit you.
• Have good communication and relationship management skills.
• Have ability to work proactive, independently leading your own work and making decisions timely manner providing solutions.
We offer: We offer you an independent role in fast-moving, not-cyclic environment. You will have development opportunities and support from your professional and experienced team. In this role you will have a clear business impact.
Additional information: Did we get you excited? If yes, please send you application with you CV in English via link provided no later than on 2.8.2018. We are already waiting for it.

For more information, please contact Hannu Savolainen, Procurement Manager, EMEA Services Procurement and mobile +358 400 377 860

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