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We are now looking for a Graduate, Operations Development to join our UPM Plywood Product Development team. Home location of the position will be in Pellos Plywood Mills in Mikkeli, Finland.
The UPM Graduate Programme gives your career a whirlwind start with many opportunities for the future development. During the programme you gain an international work experience and develop your skills to a new level. Experienced and inspiring UPM manager mentors provide coaching for the trainees throughout the programme. At UPM, we are inspired by the limitless opportunities of bioeconomy and constantly innovating for new renewable and responsible solutions. Read more at www.upm.com/graduate and join us on this exciting path.
Greetings from your future manager
“It doesn’t matter whether you are starting your career or already have a few years’ experience, we are looking for an innovative person with good communication skills and practical approach to challenges. We offer a great opportunity to learn and develop yourself to a new level and we are glad to welcome you as a part of this growth business with the material of the modern world and talented colleagues and teams. We are looking forward to get to know you!” - Juhani Tenhunen, VP Operations and Production, UPM Plywood
What you will do
Be part of UPM Plywood Operations team in Pellos
Participate in technical development, problem solving and operations development
Actively co-operate with different stakeholders, for example members of the Pellos management team and blue-collar operators of the mill
Depending on your background and skills, there is a possibility to getting development projects of your own
Assignments during the program will be defined together with Graduate
Who you are
You have recently graduated or currently a student in a university or university of applied sciences with 3+ years of studies in a relevant field: for example, in process engineering, chemical engineering or wood technology
You have a proactive attitude, and you are curious for development and renewal
You are eager to challenge and develop yourself into a highly skilled professional of your own field
You have excellent interpersonal skills
You are willing and able to travel
You are fluent in both spoken and written Finnish and English
This is what we offer for you
Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.
Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organisation that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.
Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.
Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.
Please note that if the international circumstances allow, the UPM Graduate Programme will send you for assignments in other UPM locations.
The UPM Graduate Programme is a paid internship.
Are you interested in this position? Send your application via the link and attach your CV and cover letter latest by February 28, 2022.
Please note that we will go through the applications already during the application period and we might invite candidates for interviews before the end of the application time.
Our aim is to interview the candidates in the beginning of March and the final selections to be made latest in April.
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UPM Plywood offers high quality WISA® plywood and veneer products for construction, vehicle flooring, LNG shipbuilding, parquet manufacturing and other industrial applications. In 2020 UPM Plywood sales was EUR 400 million and it had 2,100 employees. UPM has five plywood mills and one veneer mill in Finland as well as plywood mills in Russia and Estonia. – www.wisaplywood.com.