Researchers (# of pos: 2)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 May 2021

We are now looking for 2 chemists or chemical engineers to our Analytical services -team in Lappeenranta, Finland. The positions are two years long temporary positions. One of the positions is filled right away when a suitable candidate has been found, other position starts on September 2021.

Greetings from your manager

“We are looking for an open-minded, service-oriented individual with good co-operative skills. By joining our team, you will get a great chance to work with sophisticated analytics, latest innovations and development of new products for our businesses. Your work will be supported by a team of inspiring experts. We’ll offer you a great opportunity to develop your expertise in research and analytical services.” -Tuomas Mäkinen

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with our R&D experts and different business units in various research, development and laboratory related tasks
  • Participate in research and new product development projects in our spearhead areas
  • Develop both existing analytics and new methods for different materials and businesses
  • In collaboration with colleagues, make work plans and instructions for the work between the research and laboratories
  • Interpret laboratory results, make conclusions and report the results to internal co-operation partners and colleague

Who you are

  • You have at least a master’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering
  • You have experience in method and quality validation
  • You are eager to learn and develop yourself
  • You have good writing and verbal communication skills
  • You have good problem solving and organizing skills
  • You are determined and flexible and able to make decisions independently
  • You are fluent in English and Finnish

This is what we offer for 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 offer a versatile and challenging work opportunity in 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 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.

Other information

This position is located in Lappeenranta.

For further information please contact Tuomas Mäkinen, Manager, Analytical services via e-mail tuomas.makinen@upm.com or call on Wednesday May 12 at 10.00 -11.00 EET or Monday May 17 at 15.00 -16.00, tel. +358204155494.

Please apply via the link and attach your CV and cover letter by 30.05.2021.

For support with submitting your application, please contact HR Service Center at contacthr.gl.recruitment@upm.com or +358204146600.

A security background check may be performed for those selected to UPM positions, in accordance with the company recruitment guidelines and the Security Clearance Act 726/2014.

UPM is a non-smoking workplace in Finland.

UPM Technology's highly motivated and innovative teams develop new products and businesses to expand UPM’s future portfolio and enhance the competitiveness of mature businesses to accelerate the company’s Biofore transformation. We create value by delivering ground-breaking solutions, fostering strategic partnerships and making smart investments on our exciting path towards a future beyond fossils.


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