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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Customer Training Specialist for Mechanical Maintenance and Automation, Paper BL

Business line: Paper
Country: Finland
Location: Järvenpää
Job description: We are looking for a skilled and highly motivated person to join and strengthen our Board and Paper Mills’ Customer Training team. The purpose of the customer training is to instruct customers in the proper use and maintenance of new paper and board production lines, rebuilds, individual products and sets of equipment. The goal is to furnish customers’ personnel with the skills required to operate and maintain the Valmet equipment independently and in a safe manner.

You will be responsible for mechanical or automation trainings of paper and board machine finishing equipment (coaters, calenders, reels, winders and chemical systems). Your role includes preparing and developing of training materials in cooperation with other customer training specialists, training designers, engineering, R&D and documentation department. You will carry out theoretical classroom trainings on customer sites globally and you will also guide the trainees at machine visits.
Requirements: For Automation Training Specialist, you have a suitable technical education such as Bachelor’s degree in automation engineering, and experience of some of the finishing equipment. Knowledge of automation systems ValmetDNA and/or Siemens PLC is required. Experience in hydraulics, pneumatics and lubrication systems is also well appreciated.

For Mechanical Maintenance Training Specialist, you have a suitable technical education, e.g. bachelor’s degree in engineering, and experience of some of the finishing equipment, preferably 5 years or more. Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and lubrication systems is also appreciated.

You are a team player who can easily adapt to different cultures and working environments. Your communication and presentation skills are excellent and you enjoy working with our customers.

You need to be fluent in English, other languages are an advantage. Mastering of MS Office tools is an essential skill to have or to develop.

In addition, you need to have willingness to travel to our customer sites. Site visits last typically 1 – 2 weeks (approx. 50 – 100 travelling days per year).
We offer: We offer you an interesting and challenging role in an international environment and an opportunity to help our customers succeed. We also offer you the opportunity to expand your expertise into all finishing equipment by working together with our experienced customer training team.
Additional information: For additional information about this role, please contact Katriina Geijer, Senior Manager, Customer Training, +358 40 573 8953 or

If this sounds like your next career step, please apply by 19th of August 2018 by filling out our application form and submitting your CV via the link provided.

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