During the summer you will gain valuable experience from your own field of study. We offer versatile and responsible tasks in an international company that builds for a more sustainable tomorrow. We are inspired by the limitless opportunities offered by the bioeconomy, and we lead the way towards a future beyond fossils. Join us on this exciting path!
We are now looking for Summer Trainee to join our UPM Biochemicals Lignin Team in Lappeenranta. This position is temporary and continues from May to the end of August 2023.
Greetings from future team
“Welcome to the UPM Biochemicals Lignin Team. We are excited to work together with you on various technical development topics in UPM`s lignin business. You will have an opportunity to learn a lot and be a part of UPM´s most dynamic new ventures in the field of biochemicals. We are looking forward to welcoming you to grow with us!” – Lignin Team
What you’ll do
Plan and execute laboratory and pilot scale product and application development testing related to lignin and its different uses
Reporting the results
Prepare literature reviews on specific topics
Supporting the team in various development and customer projects
Who you are
We are looking student having minimum Bachelor’s degree in the field of organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, chemical engineering, or other equivalent training/experience. In addition, knowhow in lignin, polymers, adhesives, and composite materials is seen as an asset
You feel comfortable working in laboratory and pilot environment, also independently
We highly appreciate a positive and hands-on attitude, eagerness to learn new things and to take initiative and responsibility
You have good verbal and written communication skills in English
What we offer to 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. You will become a part of our motivated and supporting work community.
Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your summer traineeship. We offer you a chance to develop in an innovative work environment. Many of our summer trainees continue with UPM as Thesis Workers or return to us later in their 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.
Are you ready?
Read more about summer recruitment process in Finland, applying, timeline, all available positions and more information on www.upm.com/summer or www.upm.com/kesa in Finnish. Application period ends 14 February 2023. Notice that new positions can still be opened during application period.
We will start processing the applications already during the application period. Please add your resume and CV at the same stage of application.
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