Researcher, R&D, Technologies, Helsinki
Valio product development is in charge of innovation, developing new products, and product quality in accordance with our product portfolio. Our employees’ expertise is the seed of our success, and our ca. 120-person expert organisation is a unique environment and development framework for international breakthroughs in innovation. We work closely with product categories, production, universities and research institutes all around the world.
Could you be the new member of our Separation and Powder Technology team? We are currently seeking a researcher to fill a position in powder technology research and development.
Your task is to be a member and/or lead in powder technology projects. You come up with and carry out projects actively and aim to create solutions through your expertise. Project work is the core of what you do, but you will also work actively in the plant environment with process test runs and introduction. Your tasks will be in part academic research and in part practical process technology. One of your tasks will be to represent the technology team in planning investment projects. You will work closely with our production as well as with other group stakeholders. In projects, you will cooperate with internal and external partners.
Success in your role as a researcher requires:
- an efficient approach and initiative for powdered product process research and development
- suitable University degree or Upper Bachelor Degree
- knowledge of milk refining processes is a benefit, but not a requirement
- an analytical approach and experience with statistical methods
- experience in reporting and popularising research results
- good spoken and written Finnish and English skills
- excellent co-operation skills
- preparedness to travel in Finland
We are the largest innovator in our industry, and with us, you will be given responsibility and interesting tasks, as well as the tools to develop your work and building your career. At Valio, we believe that we can make our working lives better together! Our way of working is based on our values: customer focus, responsibility, innovation and cooperation. Our corporate culture is warm and encouraging, and we provide flexible working conditions as well as the support of the best experts. You will be given a thorough orientation to your tasks with us. You will work at our well-connected Pitäjänmäki head offices in Helsinki. You will also have access to the benefits of a large, renowned Finnish food company.
Further information: Technology manager Antti Heino will be happy to tell you more about this task, tel. +358 50 3842641 (Fri 6 March at 12.00-14.00, Thu 12 March at 13.00-15.00 or Wed 18 March at 13.00-15.00).
Instructions for application: We are eagerly waiting for you to join us! Please send your application and CV as soon as possible, by 22 March 2020 through the job application page.
Hakusanat: työpaikat Helsinki, tutkija, tuotekehitys, elintarviketeknologia, tutkimus