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Helsinki, FI

Title:  Application Engineer, P&P EMEA WQQM

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future. If you have the right mix of curiosity, business acumen and service excellence to help our customers succeed, we want to talk to you.


We are now looking for a customer oriented Application Engineer to strengthen Water Quality and Quantity Management (WQQM) team in Pulp & Paper EMEA Application development. Kemira Pulp & Paper offers unique expertise in applying chemicals and supporting pulp and paper producers to innovate and continuously improve their operational efficiency and end-product quality. The application team is part of Kemira’s sales organization. WQQM team works with the purification of incoming water, internal water treatment, purification of waste water, dewatering of various kinds of sludge in pulp- and paper making processes.


The position is located in Finland and will report to Manager of Application Development WQQM, Pulp & Paper, EMEA.


Main accountabilities:

  • Business development and technical support for current customers in EMEA, underlining Finland
  • Actively looks for potential new customers and new applications in his/her area
  • Provides expertise in WQQM and understands pulp- and papermaking processes
  • Testing Kemira products at customer processes in laboratory and full scale trials
  • You will be responsible for continuously develop WQQM business and application competencies
  • Works closely with the sales team to ensure proper support in WQQM application projects
  • Works in close co-operation with Research and Development and other supporting functions


What we offer:

  • An interesting position with a full view on pulp and paper industry
  • Excellent team spirit and flexible ways of working


What you need:

  • Good technical knowledge of water treatment applications is preferred
  • 3 years’ experience in water treatment or in water intensive industry is preferred
  • All experience in pulp and paper processes are highly valuated
  • Openness towards new things and flexible & active attitude in customer interface
  • Willingness to travel is a necessity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English, other languages are advantage


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira



For further details please contact Anders Ånäs (+358 50 5354755) on 16.8.2019 between 13-14 (EEST) or 19.8.2019 between 10-11 (EEST) or by email


Please send your application with your CV and salary request by 25.8.2019 via



Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.


Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide expertise, application know-how and chemicals that improve our customers, product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining and water treatment. In 2018, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.6 billion, ca. 4,900 employees and sales in over 100 countries. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.


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