Procurement Professional to Valmet business in Gothenburg

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Procurement Professional to Valmet business in Gothenburg

Are you experienced within procurement and purchasing, result oriented and enjoy team work? Then this is a position for you.

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.

The Valmet strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Valmet advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet net sales in 2019 were approximately EUR 3.5 billion. Our more than 14,000 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 Nasdaq Helsinki.

Valmet Pulp and Energy business line provides technologies and solutions for pulp and energy production as well as for biomass conversion. The pulp projects range from process equipment deliveries to complete pulp mills. Valmet energy solutions include biomass-based energy boilers for municipalities and industry. In addition, Valmet continuously develops new biomass conversion technologies.

Job description

Valmet is looking for a Procurement Professional who can lead, coordinate, and execute procurement work in Valmet projects, ensuring there is a competent, competitive, and timely supplier base. You work in close cooperation with several functions in Gothenburg such as project management and engineering within Valmet P&E business line and Valmet indirect procurement function in Sweden. 

Key responsibilities with the role include:


To be successful in the position you need to be result oriented and business driven. You will need extensive experience from team leadership and business negotiations. Experience from similar positions in international business environments is considered as an advantage. You have relevant education, preferably engineering or commercial university degrees. You are skilled in business analytics in order to run with swift and fact-based decisions.

Your personal characteristics include strong communication and intercultural negotiation skills. You have an open and cooperative attitude and desire to make good results for and success within Valmet. Your English is fluent, both oral and written. System knowledge such as MS office and ERP (LN in Valmet) is required.

The position requires some travelling due to cooperation with domestic and international supplier, and location is Gothenburg.

We offer

Valmet offer an opportunity to join a procurement team with ~12 Procurement professionals and ~250 committed colleagues at the Gothenburg site, plus many more worldwide. You will have an important role in the local procurement department but will also be a member of Valmet global procurement community with colleagues around the world. You work in a global business environment where you will be able to contribute to Valmet business success and results, enjoy rewarding challenges and further develop and broaden your personal and professional skills.

Valmet continues to develop the successful Pulp and Energy business in Gothenburg so, come join us and embark on an exciting journey in a dynamic and agile environment!

Additional information

For further information about the position please contact Peter Berg, Senior Manager Gothenburg Supply Center, +46 70 2079635, peter.berg@valmet.com.

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Jennifer Bergström Ahlinder, jennifer.ahlinder@valmetpartners.com             

You´re more than welcome with your application as soon as possible, since the selection will be done continuously, but no later than August 1, 2021.

When everything works together 

Valmet 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! www.valmet.com/careers 

  • Act as procurement lead in assigned projects (Customer / Internal)

  • Responsible for a specific category group

  • Responsible for Indirect procurement on a local level

  • Lead negotiations within Engineering on a national level

  • Contract management including contract and business negotiations

  • Define and ensure implementation of long-term cost savings

  • Supplier relationship management

  • Conduct sourcing work

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Procurement Professional to Valmet business in Gothenburg

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