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Metsä Group leads the way in the bioeconomy. We invest in growth, developing bioproducts and a fossil free future. The raw material for our products is renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on the growth sectors of the forest industry: wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, and tissue and greaseproof papers. Metsä Group's annual sales is approximately EUR 6 billion, and we have around 9,500 employees in 30 countries. Our international Group has its roots in the Finnish forest: our parent company is Metsäliitto Cooperative owned by nearly 100,000 forest owners.

Metsä Board


Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards. We focus on lightweight and high-quality folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. The pure fresh fibres we use in our products are a renewable and recyclable resource, that can be traced back to sustainably managed northern forests We are a forerunner in sustainability, and we aim to have completely fossil free mills and raw materials by the end of 2030.


Together with our customers we develop innovative packaging solutions to create better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. In 2021 our sales totalled EUR 2.1 billion, and we have around 2,400 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

This recruitment is carried out anonymously

Metsä Board Supply Chain is looking for two fixed-term


until the end of 2024 to one of the Metsä Board's locations in Finland. Metsä Board's Sales and Operation Planning is responsible for the demand and capacity planning, run programs and production planning of Metsä Board's Finnish and Swedish production lines. Production Planners work in all mill locations forming a team of 12 specialists, reporting to Production Planning Manager.

What's your role in the future Metsä?

  • Trimming the confirmed order mass and creating a run program for the board machine and / or sheeting plant with a minimum trim waste

  • Utilizing Mill Free stock whenever possible

  • Work in close co-operation with mill production, demand planning and other stakeholders

  • Developing and implementing Metsä Group's unified business process standards at all Metsä Board mills

  • Participating and managing development projects as separately agreed

  • Working as part of a team across mill borders (back up network).

What are we looking for?

We expect you to have position relevant education and preferably previous working experience in production planning. Experience in production is seen as an advantage. You have experience from SAP or similar ERP system as well as experience from Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) e.g. Tieto TIPS. You are a reliable team player with a systematic result-oriented approach. To be successful in this position you will need to have good social and communication skills. Fluent verbal and written communication skills in Finnish is required. You also need to have good English skills.

Why Metsä?

Metsä Board offers you an interesting position in a responsible and sustainable company with a long history in the Finnish forest industry. Metsä Group's values are responsible profitability, reliability, cooperation and renewal. If you can relate to these values and you have a development and people-oriented mindset, this might be the job for you.

Anonymous recruitment - how it works

This recruitment is carried out anonymously. Therefore, the following information will be hidden from the recruiters until the interview stage: name, date of birth, contact details, gender, mother tongue, dates of education and name of the educational institution. Attachments (CVs) are also hidden. HR recruiters have access to the applicants' contact details at the stage when they start inviting applicants for interviews.

Our recruiting system will guide you through the application process. You will be asked for personal data, but all the above mentioned information is hidden from the recruiters until the interview stage.

The application form includes questions to help you to present your skills and experience anonymously. Please reply to all questions to make your competences and skills visible. You can attach a CV to your application, but it is hidden at the initial stage of the recruitment process. If you are invited for an interview, recruiters will have access to your CV to support the interview.

Read more about our anonymous recruitment at

Would you like to hear more?

For additional information please contact Production Planning Manager, Juha Törmä, tel. +358 40 760 0157.

Apply for the job!

Please apply as soon as possible and include your application, CV and salary request. We will start processing the applications already during the application period. The search is open until 5th of February, 2022. We wish you luck!

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Production Planners

64260 Kaskinen
39100 Hämeenkyrö
56800 Rautjärvi

Julkaistu 31.01.2023

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €
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