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Project Manager, Electrification & Automation

Are you looking to join a dynamic, innovation-driven, international company, building a better future for us all? UPM leads the forest based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven, and exciting future. The competence, integrity and drive of our people make us unique. We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.

We are now looking for a Project Manager, Electrification & Automation to join UPM Raflatac in Tampere, Finland.

Greetings from your future manager

“You will be a part of our Global Operations Development Technical Group team that is responsible for Capex investments engineering and implementation for Coating & Mixing systems. You will have a fantastic opportunity to work with all the UPM Raflatac’s business areas globally!” – Atso Ruotsalainen, Director, Technical Group.

What you will do

  • Work as part of Technical Group being responsible for all aspects of electrical & automation projects and development work

  • Participate also in modification and upgrading of existing coating & mixing process equipment and systems

  • Develop, manage & participate into assigned Capex and Development projects from problem definition through Prefeasibility, Request for Quotations, Contracts, Installation, Commissioning, Training and Handing Overs so that short and long-term targets for project objectives are realized

  • Work in close cooperation with global equipment & systems suppliers and UPM Raflatac other teams to improve efficiency, product quality, serviceability, troubleshooting, machine safety and usability of our production processes & machinery

  • Development and participate into engineering, hardware & instrumentation design as well automation design. Also developing, guiding and coordination of external/internal programming & engineering resources

  • Maintain and make appropriate project and maintenance documentation into document management system

  • Communicate equipment & process changes and developments to technical group, operation development teams, maintenance teams and production personnel

  • Develop needed engineering and project management tools

Who you are

  • You have a minimum 5 years work experience and knowledge in

    • Siemens Automation, PLC devices (S7 Classic, TIA) and HMI systems (Wonderware Intouch, Siemens WinCC, Siemens panels). Other PLC systems experience is a plus

    • ABB and/or Siemens AC line Drives and tension control systems

    • Automation networks Profibus, Profinet and ProfiSafe

    • OPC data transfer architecture

    • Electrical power distribution 

  • You know how to do also HW-design with AutoCad

  • You have good teamwork, leadership and collaboration skills

  • You are willing to travel as our projects are located globally at UPM Raflatac sites or at new locations

  • You have good spoken and written English skills, German is a plus

  • You have a university or polytechnic degree in Electrification & Automation engineering

This is what we offer for you

  • Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.

  • Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.

  • Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.

  • Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.

Additional information

In this position, you will report to Atso Ruotsalainen, Director, Technical Group.

For further information, please contact Atso Ruotsalainen at or tel. +358405477977.

Please apply by clicking the Apply button and attach your CV by the end of August 12th, 2022.

For support with submitting your application, please contact the HR Service Center at or tel. +358204146600.

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UPM Raflatac is leading in sustainable labeling through our innovative self-adhesive label materials and services. We offer high-quality paper and film label stock for branding and promotion, informational labels, and labels with functionality. We operate a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. Our company employs around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.7 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2021. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM. Find out how we are labeling a smarter future beyond fossils at

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Project Manager, Electrification & Automation

Kokopäiväinen, Vakituinen

Julkaistu 23.06.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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