Are you looking to join a dynamic, innovation-driven, international company, building a better future for us all? UPM leads the forest based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven, and exciting future. The competence, integrity and drive of our people make us unique. We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.
UPM is looking for Product Development Manager to join our Facestock development team for a permanent position located in Tampere, Finland.
Greetings from your future team
“Are you systematic forward looking developer who enjoys to work with the new opportunities and to create innovative solutions? If you are logical thinker and able to build collaboration with industrial players UPM Raflatac Films & Special Business Product Development might be just what you are looking for. You will be part of our expert team having a key role to develop labelling solutions to support our growth and to become leading innovator with deep understanding in end-use areas and technologies. We look forward hearing from you!”
What you’ll do
Manage and develop F&S special paper components and portfolio
Lead and facilitate development projects
Act as a technical expert for F&S special paper facestock
Be the main technical contact towards suppliers
Support sourcing in supplier management and development
Provide technical support for production, sales and business organizations
Collect and follow-up of technology developments, technical trends for labelling facestock
Develop partnership with key industrial stakeholders
Who you are
You have M.Sc. or B.Sc. in material technology, preferably in paper manufacturing and converting
You have experience or knowledge about pressure sensitive labelling, papers used in labelling, paper manufacturing, converting, printing and packaging
You have project management experience and use of statistical methods
You are strong team player and able to work with own initiative
You have good communication skills and you are able to build networks in and outside UPM
You have analytical and problem-solving mindset, and you are eager to learn new things
You are fluent in English, other languages are seen as asset
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.
For further information please contact Product Development Manager Juha Yli-Peltola, tel. +358405067436, juha firstname.lastname@example.org or Product Development Director Sipi Asu, tel. +358405470923, email@example.com.
Please apply via the link and attach your CV by 17th of October, 2021.
For support with submitting your application, please contact the HR Service Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. +358204146600.
A security background check may be performed for those selected to UPM positions, in accordance with the company recruitment guidelines and the Security Clearance Act 726/2014.
UPM is a non-smoking workplace in Finland.
UPM Raflatac is leading in sustainable labeling through our innovative self-adhesive label materials and services. We offer high-quality paper and film label stock for branding and promotion, informational labels, and labels with functionality. We operate a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. Our company employs around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.6 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2020. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM. Find out how we are labeling a smarter future beyond fossils at www.upmraflatac.com