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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Sales and Project Manager to Valmet in Gothenburg

Business line: EMEA
Country: Sweden
Location: Gothenburg
Job description: Do you have great interest in technology and the drive and commitment to develop and deliver the best results? Then we can offer you a stimulating position here with us at Valmet!

To our office in Gothenburg we are now looking for a Sales and project manager focused on the Pulp and Papers business in Scandinavia. This is an interesting role when you like intense contact with customers in both the sales as well in the project execution phase.

Valmet in Gothenburg engineers, produces and delivers Recovery and Power boilers and Evaporation plants for the Pulp and Paper industry and environmentally friendly Power and Heat boilers for technically demanding fuels.

As Sales and Project manager you develop projects together with our customers by establishing and developing good relationships as well as being the contact person for assigned customers (Key Account Manager). Together with our customers, you realize and optimize their requirements and needs in operation, maintenance and safety and create and develop them into a Valmet solution. For our smaller projects, you will also be responsible for the project execution leading the project team.

The role is focused on Scandinavia where Valmet has a large customer base and the main task will be sales of upgrades and maintenance of boilers and adjacent equipment.

Requirements: The position as Sales Manager requires a technical expertise, therefore we see that you have a solid education in mechanical engineering, process engineering or similar area. Strong experience from successful Sales or Project management within the Heat- and Power generation is also a requirement for this position.
As a person, you are passionate to deliver the best results. You are solution-oriented, have a strategic perspective and good planning skills. Furthermore, you have experience of negotiations.

With your good communication and interpersonal skills, you build and keep up good relationships with both external and internal clients. Good command of both Swedish and English language is essential in this position.

You have the ability to work long-term and strategically, and to be a resource for our customers in terms of new ideas, products and services. Negotiation and contract knowledge is a natural part of the job, as well as travelling.
We offer: An opportunity to join a leading company where you will enjoy varied assignments and be part of a team with with skilled professionals which will create plenty of opportunities for professional development.
Additional information: Do you want to know more about the position? Please contact Magnus Svensson, Manager Sales, Pulp and Paper, 031- 50 11 14,

Did we catch your interest and want to join the team? Apply via the link no later than August 26th.