Helsinki, FI

Location Details:  The position is preferably based in one of our locations in Europe.

Title:  Senior Technology Engineer, Process & Functional Chemicals

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. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference. Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.              



We are now looking for a Senior Technology Engineer to our Engineering and Technology organization in Pulp & Paper segment. 


In Pulp & Paper, our application expertise, latest technologies for data-driven process management, digital services and a complete chemistry portfolio help our customers enhance their sustainability, process efficiency, productivity and end-product quality.


In this position you contribute strongly in process technology development and engineering for safe, efficient and profitable processes in our global Process and Functional Chemicals production. The position is preferably based in one of our locations in Europe such as Finland, Sweden, Poland, Austria or Spain.  


In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Activately supporting our Process & Functional Chemicals manufacturing sites regarding process safety, process development, cost savings, energy efficiency, and raw material usage.
  • Participating/owning technology development projects and initiatives globally and regionally. 
  • Building and maintaining active cooperation with our internal stakeholders in Manufacturing, Product Lines, Business Management, R&D, Sourcing and others. 
  • Providing technology support for Capex projects globally. Participating in projects from initialization to execution stage as a process technology expert. Acting as a project manager in smaller projects.
  • Keeping yourself up to date with the latest developments in chemical and process engineering fields.
  • Contributing and supporting scale-up and transfer of new technologies from R&D to Manufacturing.

What you’ll bring to the team: 

  • University degree in Chemical engineering, Process engineering or Chemistry is preferred
  • Over 10 years of experience in Process Engineering, Technology, Manufacturing, or R&D
  • Strong safety mindset and can-do attitude
  • Growth and development oriented way of thinking, opennes and drive for innovation
  • Solid understanding of engineering and scientific principles related to chemical processes
  • Proven track record in project management is a benefit
  • Proficiency in organic and inorganic chemistry is an advantage
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new assignments and demonstrate resilience in achieving long-term goals
  • Strong influencing skills, with the ability to challenge and improve current practices
  • Analytical skills for understanding and implementing extensive planning strategies and technologies
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills in a multicultural matrix organization
  • Fluency in both written and verbal English
  • Readiness for regular global travel as needed


What you can expect from us: 

  • Interesting and various tasks in global company focusing on sustainability transformation and business growth 
  • Company dedicated to continuous improvement of safety 
  • Possibility to use your innovatiness and creativity and implement new technologies in a field of chemical engineering
  • Safe work environment with collaborating colleagues    
  • Flexibility to organize your work between office and remote, in a hybrid work culture


Ready to create better every day? Join Kemira!

For more information, please contact Sr Technology Manager, Perttu Heiska by email (perttu.heiska@kemira.com) or by phone +358 44 3444 317. 

Please apply with CV no later than 14th June, 2024 at kemira.com/careers.



Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. Our customers include industrial and municipal water treatment operators, and pulp & paper industry among others. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on water treatment, renewable solutions, and digital services. In 2023, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.4 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. For more information, please visit our web site www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.