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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Project Procurement Professional to Valmet´s Lime Kiln Business in Copenhagen

Business line: Pulp and Energy
Country: Denmark
Location: Copenhagen
Job description: We are looking for a Procurement Professional who can lead the procurement work in our projects and ensure we have a competent and competitive supplier base for our Lime Kiln business.
You will work in very close cooperation with other teams in Copenhagen, as well as across areas and functions within Valmet.
The key responsibilities of the role include:
- act as the procurement lead in our projects
- support sales and cost estimation in Sales Phase, sourcing of new market areas and suppliers
- supplier relationship management and supplier development
- resolution of supplier related issues for unresolved issues within the category
- global sourcing work
- develop the existing supplier base
- building sufficient and competitive supplier base to guarantee availability in order to support profitable growth
- contract management including contract negotiations
- defining category strategy, priorities, time schedules and action plans together with the Procurement team members
- defining and ensuring implementation of long term cost savings
- participate on separately agreed development projects
Requirements: To be successful in this position you need to be result and business driven and have experience of teamplay and leadership and negotiations. Machine manufacturing industry, product knowledge and hands-on experience in similar sourcing role in an international environment including experience from CCC business environment and supplier base is an advantage. You have a suitable education, preferably a technical degree, other degrees with extensive relevant work experience are also possible. Ideally, you have been working with rotary kiln industry or you are curious and eager to learn and are not worried about having a steep learning curve.

Your personal characteristics include strong communication and intercultural negotiation skills. You have co-operative attitude and genuine drive and desire to make success within Valmet. Fluent English, both written and oral, is essential.

The position requires some travelling due to global partners and suppliers.

Your location will be in Copenhagen.
We offer: On offer is an opportunity to join an enthusiastic team of about 33 highly experienced and committed colleagues in Copenhagen, plus many more worldwide. You will have an important role in the local Procurement department but are also be a member of Valmet’s global procurement community with colleagues around the world. You will work in a global business setting where you will be able to contribute to the company’s success, enjoy rewarding challenges and further develop and broaden your personal and professional skills.
Valmet continues to develop our successful lime kiln business in Copenhagen so join us and embark on an exciting journey in a dynamic and agile environment.
Additional information: Valmet´s Pulp and Energy business line provides technologies and solutions for pulp and energy production as well as for biomass conversion. The pulp projects range from process equipment deliveries to complete pulp mills. Valmet’s energy solutions include biomass based energy boilers for municipalities and industry. In addition, Valmet continuously develops new biomass conversion technologies.

For further information about the position please contact Mathias Nicander, Senior Manager Copenhagen Supply Center, +46 76 765 2451, or Claus Jensen-Holm, Director, Lime Kiln Technology +45 6023 8810.
For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Maria Nordin, HR Manager,

Please fill out our electronic application form through our website,, no later than August 8, 2018.