R&D Engineer
Metsä Board

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Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 20.11.2020

To develop solutions for packaging today and into the future, Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started up operations in its new Excellence Centre at the unique bioeconomy site in Äänekoski, Finland. The centre, with its cutting-edge technology for R&D, packaging design and paperboard and packaging performance, aims to accelerate material and packaging innovation and provide a collaboration platform for customers and technology partners globally.
The Excellence Centre, which covers a total of 1,500 square meters, includes R&D facilities, a packaging design studio, a customer feedback centre and a state-of-the art laboratory providing more than 100 different measurement methods and analytics. The centre also features a virtual store and a computer-aided engineering (CAE) tool to allow sophisticated simulation and analysis of packaging performance.

Metsä Board’s Excellence Centre brings together Metsä Board’s own competencies and deep expertise in fibre-based solutions with that of various experts and partners, such as material suppliers, technology providers, start-up companies, universities and research companies.

Metsä Board is looking for a

R&D Engineer

to strengthen its paperboard competence in Metsä Board Research and Product Development (R&D) team in Excellence Centre. The position involves internal cooperation with mills, technical service, sales, purchasing and product safety. The projects include often customer cooperation which brings in the global aspect. The tasks and projects cover many technology areas and require developed expertise. In this role you will report to R&D Manager.

What's your role in the future Metsä?

Key responsibilities:

  • The expert role of FEM simulations in our R&D team of packaging and paperboard performance.
  • To develop further, together with the current R&D team, the competence on simulating packaging and paperboard.
  • R&D projects in the area of paperboard performance.
  • Collaboration projects with customers and technology partners globally.

What are we looking for?

We expect you to have position relevant University Degree in material science or other relevant field and knowhow and strive for learning paperboard structure and creating digital twins through modern simulation tools. To be successful in this position you need to have capabilities for independent research and product development work and good problem solving skills. You are a good team player and you network easily with different stakeholders. Good verbal and written communication skills in English is required, other languages are appreciated.  

Why Metsä?

Metsä Board offers you an interesting position in a responsible and sustainable company with a long history in the Finnish forest industry. Metsä Group’s values are responsible profitability, reliability, cooperation and renewal. If you can relate to these values and you have a development and people-oriented mindset, this might be the job for you.

Would you like to hear more?

Please call and find out! For additional information please contact R&D Manager Pekka Suokas on weekdays between 9 – 15 (EET) tel. +358 50 5537 539 or via email pekka.suokas@metsagroup.com.

Apply for the job!

Submit your application using the link "Apply". Please include your application, CV and salary request. The search is open until 6 December 2020. We wish you luck!

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