Director, Woodhandling

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 28.2.2019

Director, Woodhandling

Wood and Pulp Handling Business Unit develops, sells and delivers technologies for pulp mills all over the world. Delivery projects can be complete new lines or rebuilds of existing lines or machine sections.

Our Woodhandling technology unit is specialized in providing equipment and processes to prepare different types of wood and biomass materials for further processing in the pulp, paper, panel board and energy industries.

We are looking for a leader for the Woodhandling technology unit. As a Director of the technology unit, you will report to the head of Wood and Pulp handling business unit and be part of the business unit’s management team. In this role you will lead and develop Woodhandling organization, as well as manage and develop the unit’s business globally. You will put strategy into effect and be responsible for profit and loss. You monitor performance and create accountability through follow-up. You will also have responsibility of project execution and sales in co-operation with area organizations. Together with your organization you get to maintain and develop the product portfolio and secure global cost competitiveness.


To be successful in this position, you will need

  • Ability of successfully leading and developing an organization, and managing business, your team and improve individual performance
  • Previous experience in sales, and project related customer negotiations. You will need to face business challenges and be able to create value to the company, negotiating directly with customers and other stakeholders
  • Knowledge of wood handling technology, biomass preparation, material handling or similar applications
  • Ability to identify future business opportunities as well as business mindset with the strong result orientation
  • As a leader you can create engagement and team spirit by motivating and inspiring others
  • Suitable academic education
  • Good communication and leadership skills with the ability to influence
  • Fluent English language skills – both written and oral – is a key requirement in this position

We offer

We offer you a challenging position in an international business environment, where you get to contribute to the success of the highly professional organization and its’ committed people, as well as find opportunities for personal development.

Additional information

If this caught your interest, send in your application!

For further information, you can contact Paulo Aguiar, VP, Wood and Pulp Handling Business Unit, +358 50 4134171 or To apply for the position, please fill out our electronic application form March 26, 2019 at the latest. 

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Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 12,000 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.

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