Helsinki, FI

Location Details:  Finland/Sweden/Germany/Poland/Austria

Title:  Kemira Future Expert

We are now looking for Future Experts for our Pulp & Paper chemical business in Europe  


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. 


Kemira Future Expert is newly built graduate program for the new talents in chemical industry! We are looking for graduated / soon to be graduated future experts to work in commercial and manufacturing roles in several different locations in Europe. Program will start in September 2023, and will last until June-August 2024 depending on your final position after the program. You’ll learn commercial or manufacturing role tasks on the job and by common high-level class-room trainings with other program participants. You will be also supported by an experienced dedicated local mentor during the whole program. 


Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities.  
Your task in commercial or manufacturing role:  


In commercial position your main task will be to drive and promote Kemira’s products and solutions for Pulp and Paper chemical industry in the region or in a specific country, focusing on technical sales. In addition, you will be responsible for the current business and development of new value adding and sustainable technical solutions at customer site. 


After completing our graduate program you will be able to respond quickly and professionally to customer inquiries based on their needs. You will monitor market situation and have a great opportunity work with an international team of Pulp and Paper experts. 


In manufacturing position you will learn production and project management fundamentals. You will contribute to improvement in e.g. working methods and operational efficiency, and participate in overall EHSQ development, create new ideas to make our manufacturing operations more safe and environmental friendly. 


After completing the program you will be able to support manufacturing site to meet short and long term sustainability and operative targets, and continuously improve operational profitability. You have gathered an inspiring and supportive network to perform at you and team at best. 


What we offer:  


  • Employment in a very successful company with an established market position, manufacturing network and sustainable strategy 

  • A diverse and professional working environment and an international network of experts 

  • A job that offers a wide range of inspiring tasks and opportunities to continuously develop your personal skills 

  • Possibility to work remotely from home on non-travel days in commercial position in Finland, Sweden, Germany, Poland or Austria. Manufacturing position will be located on-site mainly in Finland, Sweden or Austria.

  • We offer you a position in the company when agreed targets are met  

  • Attractive company benefits  


What you need:  


  • Pregraduate/recently graduated Bachelor's or Master’s degree, preferably in paper/chemical/process engineering, chemistry, biotechnology, business or similar 

  • Motivation to learn and develop yourself into professional job positions with chemical industry 

  • Fluent language and social skills in local language and in English 

  • Good communication and collaboration skills 

  • Willingness to travel inside the country and in Europe during the training program and in your final job position  


Interested? Then please apply on Kemira’s Future Experts Program online at careers.kemira.com with your CV in English, no later than 14/06/2023. Indicate in which position you are interested in, Commercial or/and Manufacturing and in which country or location.   


For questions in advance and further information about the positions, please contact by phone or email Ari Pirneskoski, VP, Commercial, phone: +358 500 668204 or Pentti Putkinen, VP, Manufacturing, phone: +358 40 5176081 on June 2 at 13-15 o'clock (EET) or June 7 at 13-15 o'clock (EET). For email use address firstname.lastname@kemira.com