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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Global Product Sales Manager - Yankee Services

Business line: Services
Country: United Kingdom
Location: Darwen
Job description: When everything works together

Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 12,000 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our commitment to moving our customers’ performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how – and above all, teamwork.

We now have a rare opportunity to develop your career at a senior level and on a global basis. Developing business for our Yankee field services will help Valmet journey forward in realising the enormous potential that exists in various parts of the world. The Yankee future is exciting so why not help shape it!

The role:
• You will be responsible for business development across the full range of Yankee services, including thermal spray, grinding, surface repairs, safety inspections, measurement and diagnostics.
• You will also develop sales volumes for our new Infinikote-2 product.
• Resolution of technical issues
• Product portfolio development and transfer to market
• Train local Valmet Mill Sales Managers to broaden exposure

Requirements: • You will possess a proven track-record of business development in specialist technical areas associated with paper / pulp technology services.
• You will have strong communication skills both verbally and written
• You will have strong English language skills
• You are likely to have a strong technical base through advanced engineering qualifications and/or extensive practical experience in a relevant area of expertise.
• You will be able to work flexibly which will include the ability to travel globally for a significant part of your working time.
• You will be self-sufficient and at the same time keen to operate as part of a global team.

We offer: As you would expect, this role attracts an attractive remuneration package, including a market-based salary, membership of our global pension plan, company car or generous allowance, contributory pension scheme, additional benefits.
Additional information: For further information please contact or call 01254 819037; please visit our website ( and enter Yankee in the search field.