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Development Engineer / Manager, R&D

Are you ready to develop the circular economy for the future?


We are looking for a Development Engineer / Manager, R&D, to join our team in Valmet's Stock Preparation and Recycled Fiber (SPR) business unit. Valmet and SPR has a strong role in the circular economy as an enabler by offering customers technology and services for converting renewable resources into sustainable products. The Valmet SPR team is proud to supply solutions and equipment to process fiber and other renewable raw materials for the new applications such as for novel textile fiber manufacturing industry besides for board and paper industry.


As a Development Engineer / Manager you will develop novel process concepts and technologies for new applications such as textile filament production and recycling of textiles or medium density board. Your main tasks include R&D project management, feasibility studies and performance evaluations of new technologies by participating to pilot trials and prototype deliveries. Systematic follow up of market trends, customers' and competitors' actions in new technology areas are also an important part of your duties as well as participating in the co-operation with research institutes and other project partners.


This position is located in Tampere. Other major Valmet locations (e.g. Inkeroinen, Jyväskylä or Järvenpää) can also be considered.




We expect you to have a suitable educational background, preferably a master's or D. Sc. (Tech) degree in a relevant field of technology. Previous experience in R&D is valuable. Understanding of textile industry or recycling technologies is highly valued. Fluent English is a requirement for succeeding in this role. This position includes some travelling.


We appreciate an open-minded and innovative thinker who is keen on the development and evaluation of novel technologies. You understand customers' needs and have a proactive approach.


Moving our customers' performance forward is one of our core values and it should also be your key target.


We offer


We offer you a challenging position in our global business organization and a unique opportunity to leave your mark to future's technologies to enable more resource-efficient and clean world. You will have a meaningful development path ahead of you for years to come.


Additional information

For more information about the position, please contact Tuomo Aho, Director, Research & Technology Development, tel. +358 40 8676059, e-mail:


To apply, please fill out an online application and attach a CV by 15th of August 2022.


When everything works together

Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 174,000 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.

Development Engineer / Manager, R&D

46900 Inkeroinen
Kokopäiväinen, Vakituinen

Julkaistu 23.06.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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