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Helsinki, FI

Title:  Manager, Business Development, Barriers

Kemira is a global company providing solutions, chemicals and expertise to water intensive industries 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, a drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you.


We are now looking for a Business Development Manager for Barrier coatings within our Global Pulp & Paper BD Team. The purpose of the role is to generate new business with Kemira’s barrier coating products. Also, the position has business ownership of R&D projects aiming at further developing the barrier coatings product portfolio. This role offers world class opportunities for personal and professional growth. 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. This position is located either in Helsinki, Finland or Atlanta, USA.


What we offer: 

  • Opportunity to work with the hottest topic in the industry, renewable packaging solutions
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Challenging and interesting tasks which will allow you to develop your expertise and grow professionally
  • Great, multicultural and positive working environment

What you need: 

  • Master's Degree preferably in Chemistry, Materials Science, Paper or Process Technology
  • Minimum 5 years working experience with dispersion barrier coatings
  • Understanding the dynamics in the packaging value chain
  • Customer oriented mindset
  • Can do attitude is a must
  • Ability to travel globally
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira


Please apply with CV,  Cover Letter and salary expectations no later than December 6th, 2020 via

For more information, please contact Mats Berg, Director, Global Business Development, P&P via mobile +358503874229 on 23.11.2020 between 12.00-13.00 or 17.00-18.00 (EET) or on 24.11.2020 between 12.00-13.00 or 17.00-18.00 (EET).


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.


Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2019, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and over 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.

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