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VP, Sourcing & Logistics
Metsä Group

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 6.8.2018

Metsä Group is a forerunner in the bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh forest fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers. Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5 billion in 2017, and it employs approximately 9,400 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.

Find out more at: www.metsagroup.fi

Group Services

Group Services employ approximately 600 specialists in the fields of IT, law, sourcing and logistics, HR, communication, technology and finance who support Metsä Group and its business areas in the execution of its strategy.

Metsä Group Sourcing and Logistics is a group level service function. We are  a cross-functional and cross-organisational entity inside Metsä Group. Purpose of Group Sourcing and Logistics is to provide Sourcing and Logistics services for businesses of Metsä Group together with selected key vendors.

Metsä Tissue

With its high-quality tissue and cooking papers, Metsä Tissue makes life more comfortable for consumers, customers and end users every day. Metsä Tissue is a leading tissue paper products supplier to households and industrial consumers and the leading supplier of baking and cooking papers in the world. Our main brands are Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA. With production units in five countries, Metsä Tissue employs a total of approximately 2 800 people, and in 2017, its sales totalled EUR 1 billion. Metsä Tissue is part of Metsä Group.

We are now looking for a

VP, Sourcing & Logistics

Your main task will be to lead and develop Metsä Tissue´s sourcing activities. As this position is located in the group sourcing & logistics function, you will be the lead account responsible for Metsä Tissue in sourcing issues.

You will also have a significant role in the development and harmonisation of Metsä Group-wide internal logistics processes. You will be part of the Metsä Group’s  Sourcing & Logistics management group and you will actively participate in the development of Metsä Group’s sourcing strategy. You will report to SVP, Metsä Group Sourcing and Logistics.

To succeed in this position, you should have:

  • Minimum M.Sc. in economics or technology, or comparable working experience and trainings
  • Minimum 5 - 10 years of management experience in Sourcing or internal logistics
  • Excellent Business negotiations and Sourcing management skills
  • Legal knowledge in respect of contracts
  • Capability to strategic sourcing planning based upon business needs
  • Fluent written and spoken Finnish and English. Other languages are an advantage (Germany, Swedish)
  • Experience of related industries and international business is seen as an asset


As a person you have:

  • A positive, inspiring, innovative and open-minded personality with good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Guts to influence on Suppliers when negotiating
  • Ability to coordinate and lead your team
  • An analytical and result oriented mindset
  • A structural and conceptual way of thinking
  • The ability to endure stress

Metsä Group offers you an international, inspiring and dynamic working environment. With good leadership and clear objectives, Metsä Group can provide you good personal development opportunities and a wide range of interesting tasks.

For further information please contact Göran Hernberg tel. +358 10 320 2410 (goran.hernberg@compasshrg.fi)

To apply, please send your application and salary request along with your CV by clicking at the link below by 24.8.2018 https://bit.ly/2vnviaD