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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Technical Specialist - Performance Parts

Business line: North America
Country: USA
Location: Beloit, WI
Job description: As a Technical Specialist for Valmet, you will play a key role in providing solutions and maintaining solid working relationships with our customers. In this position, you will review customer inquiry or order to understand what performance parts are required. Then prepare documentation to permit sourcing or pricing of required items.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Proper identification of specific parts utilizing Valmet documentation systems.

- Gather drawings and BOM's needed to support spare parts group, and customers.

- Provide technical support for Account Specialists, Sourcing, and Customers. Research technical information concerning the application of paper machine components to answer vendor questions regarding design specifications.

- Preparation of updated documentation (BOMs, e-manuals) for customers and Account Specialists as needed.

- Generate drawings, as requested by account team members. Check drawings generated by others, as part of the drawing process.

- Occasionally visit customers to support technical details of spare parts projects, and to maintain customer relationship and satisfaction.
Requirements: Associateā€˜s degree (A. S.) in Mechanical Design/Drafting or equivalent from two-year college; or six (6) to ten (10) years experience in paper machine engineering or design functions; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Controls experience a definite plus.
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 Managers Barbara Barr (barb.barr@valmet.com) or Ted Fitzsimmons (ted.fitzsimmons@valmet.com).

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