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Category Purchasing Manager

Original publication date 2.5.2019

Do you share our passion to work together and move our customer’s performance forward?

In Ulvila Supply Chain we handle Pulp & Energy’s Wood Handling, Pulp Drying and Batch Cooking Technology Units purchase and delivery supervising. Units include different kind of steel products for example conveyor bridges, tanks & towers and pressure vessels. Variation of products is wide.
You will be part of our experienced supply team in Ulvila and co-operating worldwide with other Valmet departments.

As a Category Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for purchasing installations both in mechanical and E&I.

You will act as a link between operational and strategic procurement. This will include to manage operative procurement activities in customer or sub-contractor sites, where to focus on in mechanical and E&I installations, customer relations, communication and contractual meeting. Also, you will support sales and cost estimation in sales phase and sourcing of new market areas and suppliers.

Most of your time will be spent in close interaction with the customer, sub-contractor or internal stakeholders. You also participate development projects and implement supply plans for the agreed projects.


You should have a B.Sc or M.Sc degree from related field and in order to be successful in this job. We expect you to have several years’ experience in international procurement and good experience in site related activities.

We appreciate a result oriented, customer focused team player with good negotiation skills. Moving our customers’ performance forward is one of our core values and it should also be your key target. You need excellent interpersonal skills and tools to build trust in your network. Also, you are able to talk and manage in any kind of situations in fluent English. This position includes regular travelling.

We offer:

We offer an exciting position with possibility to work with modern technology in international projects as well as find opportunities for personal development. 

More info:

Additional information about this position can be obtained from Senior Manager, EMEA Supply Centers, Jarmo Melava, jarmo.melava@valmet.com (0440750299, calls during 13.00-16.00.)

We will start interviewing applicants already during the application period. Please fill out our electronic application form with your CV and desired salary at the latest May 24, 2019.

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Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 12,000 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our commitment to moving our customers’ performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how – and above all, teamwork. Join the team! www.valmet.com/careers