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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Maintenance Development Engineer

Business line: EMEA
Country: Open
Location: Abu Dhabi
Job description: Are you a maintenance professional with an excellent team work skills and service mindset?

Valmet provides maintenance services for pulp, paper and board mills around the globe. Our customized solutions help our customers in the planning and optimization of maintenance operations in order to improve machine runnability, profitability and production efficiency.

Valmet continues to develop its business in Middle East and has finalized a Maintenance Establishment agreement with Ittihad LLC in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. At the moment, we are looking for a Maintenance Development Engineer to join our mill maintenance team in Abu Dhabi.

In this position, you will support uniform and high-quality execution of maintenance to ensure good production and quality development as well as quick fulfillment of paper mill's performance targets. Your tasks include planning and coordination of maintenance, supporting creation of preventive maintenance tasks and leading the process of reliability development activities. You will benchmark annual reliability, efficiency and costs. You will focus on developing maintenance reporting, root cause analysis and other maintenance methods, CMMS systems and personnel´s competences. In addition, you will link spare parts, manuals, BOMs and machine cards to functional location positions.

Requirements: To be successful in this position, you need to have already few years´ experience from mill maintenance. We also expect you to have good drive, customer facing mindset and solution-oriented way of working.

• M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Engineering
• 4+ years of experience in mill maintenance
• Proven track record of maintenance development activities
• Experience in process industry is an advantage
• Accountability and interest in continuous development in ways we operate
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills in a multi-cultural environment
• Fluency in English
We offer: We offer you a great greenfield opportunity to join our maintenance team in Abu Dhabi during an exciting phase of growth and start of the new business.

This is your opportunity to go all in and put your professional skills in line. In this position, you may enlarge your expertise and work together with other motivated maintenance professionals in a unique environment in Abu Dhabi.

Your contribution will be highly valued: “This kind of service from Valmet is so effective it makes no sense for us to try to do it ourselves, and we are also confident that we are applying the latest technology as Valmet keeps the systems up to date,” says one of the Managers from our customers.

Additional information: This is a temporary position for 2-2 ½ years, based in Abu Dhabi.

Did we catch your interest? Please send your application as soon as possible, the application period closes on 22nd of July 2018.