Recruitment FAQs

Where and how can I find open positions at Valmet?

We list all our open positions under Open Jobs here You can search for jobs by using different search criteria, e.g. country, location or job category. 

How long do you advertise roles for?

We typically advertise positions for between two and four weeks, but it can be shorter or longer depending on the role. All positions have an application closing date and we recommend that you complete your application as early in the application period as possible.

How can I apply for a position at Valmet?

Once you have found a job you want to apply to, click the “Apply” button. If you have a LinkedIn -account, you can elect to use your information from LinkedIn in your application.

Why do I have to create an account?

You will be asked to create an account when you apply for a job at Valmet for the first time. By creating an account, you will be able to log into candidate home and follow your application. Also, if you decide to apply for more than one job, you won’t need to fill in your information again.

What happens if I have forgotten my password?

There is a link called “Forgotten password”. Clicking on it will send a new password to the e-mail address you specified when creating your account.

What should I include into my application?

Before you submit your application, make sure you have provided us with all the details as fully as possible. The more information you provide, the easier it is for us to match you to the role when we are looking for the right person for the job. You can attach your CV and Cover Letter to your application (documents in .doc-, .docx-, .txt-, .html- and .pdf- format are supported) and always remember to answer our questions as comprehensively as possible. Please note that once you have submitted your application, you are only able to modify your contact details in candidate home but not your application.

Is there a possibility to send an open application?

At times it may also happen that the perfect position for you is not listed under Open Jobs. In that case you may always submit an open application. In order to ensure your data privacy, we only handle applications through our recruitment system. Read our recruitment privacy notice.

When can I expect to hear from Valmet?

Each position has a closing date, and once that has passed, we will review applications and contact those who we feel are most suitable to progress to the next stage. Unfortunately, the high number of applications we receive means that it’s not always possible for us to reply personally to all candidates.

What kind of steps are there in the recruitment process?

What happens next depends much on the role you have applied for. We use a variety of selection methods, including video screening, online personality questionnaires, ability tests and, of course, interviews. If you are chosen to progress for a particular role, you will receive further information on what we expect from you during that stage of the process.

Where can I ask for more information?

You can find contact persons for each recruitment from the job ad. If you have any general questions related to our recruitment process, you can contact us.