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Chief Engineer, Dryer Engineering

Are you familiar with mechanical engineering and you enjoy solving technical problems? Are you ready the take the next step in your career and be our next Chief Engineer?

Valmet's Paper Business line supplies board, tissue and paper machinery as well as equipment and machine rebuilds for the board, tissue and paper industries.

We are now looking for a Chief Engineer to strengthen our Dryer Engineering team in Board & Paper Mills Technology Unit. In this role, you will be responsible for dryer section project engineering. In your daily work you will coordinate dryer section projects and guide our international engineering team. You will also get the a chance to participate in development, machine lay-out and detail engineering, leading and guidance of subcontractors, preparation of procurement and documentation. This is a great opportunity for professional growth!

Your home location will be in our Jyväskylä office.


You have a suitable technical education such as Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably in mechanical engineering. You are familiar with 3D engineering software (the basic designing programs) like Catia V6. ​You master dimensioning of the structures and you are familiar with different production techniques. It is definitely a benefit if you already have gained some of years working experience from engineering and you are familiar with paper and board industry. We also take into consideration recently graduated for this position if you have a strong motivation and willingness to grow and develop with Valmet!

To be successful in this position you should be systematic, self-driven and motivated by achieving targets. You are willing and capable to lead and organize also others' work. We gain our results by working seamlessly together and that's why you need to have good collaboration skills and ability to create engagement in others.

Valmet's official language is English, but Finnish and other language skills are beneficial. We also expect that you have willingness and ability for short-term travelling occasionally.

We offer

Our engineering teams are combinations of several years' experience, teamwork with excellent results and passion to develop our products as well as own professionalism. We will offer you an in-depth onboarding as well as professional support also in the long run. We know that one of the key components of our success is the skills and knowledge of the people who join our team - talents like you. In addition to meaningful job and great colleagues, we offer a good package of compensation and benefits and plenty of opportunities for your personal development.

Additional information

If this sounds like the job you are looking for and you are ready to go for it, apply soon, latest by 31th of October 2021. We are reviewing applications already during the application period.

For more information about this role, please contact Kari-Matti Laitinen, Senior Manager, Dryer & Components, tel. +358 40 563 8611,

Valmet Finland is a smoke-free workplace.

When everything works togetherValmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 14,000 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.Join the team!

Chief Engineer, Dryer Engineering

Vakituinen, Kokopäiväinen

Julkaistu 26.10.2021

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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