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 Manager - Fiber- Wood Handling

Business line: North America
Country: USA
Location: Duluth, GA
Job description: Valmet is where talented professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together to serve the customer. We're looking for a Project Manager to join our team and oversee projects for the pulp and paper industry for profitability, performance, on time delivery, and customer satisfaction from the time of the sale to the end of the warranty period. Projects will be in the Fiber, Wood Handling, and Paper business lines.

In this position you will be responsible for the full life-cycle of projects. This includes reviews, establishing time frames, determining funding limitations, project staffing requirements, and allocation of available resources to various phases of the project.

You will also lead project meetings and coordinate closely with our Purchasing team to confirm pricing, procurement and delivery of equipment, materials and services.

This is a pivotal role ensuring there is continuous communication with the project team, the customer, other key internal stakeholders and related vendors.
Requirements: Well qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or Associate's Degree with 3 to 5 years equivalent experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of papermaking process/papermaking products preferred, but not essential.

Excellent client management and business literacy skills. Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. 30% travel is required.
We offer: Valmet employees enjoy a competitive wage and a benefits package that includes a company funded pension plan, and 401k with company match. Our working environment is team-orientated, international and focused on growth.
Additional information: We look forward to receiving applications from interested candidates. If you have a question, please contact Regional HR Manager Cindy Reinhart. Please do not send your resume directly to these individuals. The best way to capture your information and make sure you're included in the recruiting process for this position is to submit your application through our online system. Thanks in advance -