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Summer Job at Metsä Group - Production Planning

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.


Use this application form to apply for a summer job in production planning at Metsä Board.  

This job can be done at one of our board mills, in Kemi, Kyröskoski, Simpele, Tampere, Äänekoski or Husum (Sweden).

What kind of summer job awaits you?

Production Planning is part of Metsä Board's Sales and Operations Planning team. Production planners are responsible for the scheduling of board mill production lines for all Metsä Board's board mills. The production planners work at different mill sites, forming a team of 13 people. As a summer employee, you will work as part of this team at one of our board mills, each of which will have at least one team member to train you. Your main tasks will include the trimming of confirmed order stock and the preparation of detailed schedule for the board machines and/or sheet cutters, as well as other tasks within the production planning package.

What we expect from you?

We expect you to be reliable, flexible, proactive and cooperative. We value your ability to work independently, and your willingness to learn and develop on the job.

We hope that you have previous experience in production planning. Experience with TIPS and SAP R/3 systems would be an advantage. Fluency in English is required. We also require Finnish language skills at the Finnish mills and Swedish language skills at the Husum mill in Sweden.

The summer job in production planning is well suited for a student of, for example, industrial engineering and management at university or college level.

Why Metsä?   

At Metsä, you will get to work for a sustainable future - in good company. The key to our success is skilled and enthusiastic professionals. Metsä will offer great opportunities to you to become an expert in your field!   

97 per cent of our 2022 summer employees would recommend us to a friend.     

Watch this video to find out what our summer workers have to say about their experiences of working in a mill at Metsä.  


Apply for a summer job at Metsä!   

You will find more information about the summer job recruitment and the jobs available on our website. There is also information about in which business area and units the job is available. You will also find contact details for our units, where you can make more detailed enquiries about the jobs that interest you.  

Fill in your application by 28 February 2023, at the latest, and remember to attach your CV. Please indicate on the application form your preferences for the location of your summer job.   

If you create a candidate account on our career page, you will be able to use the same application form for our other summer jobs as well.   

We process applications and select summer employees already during the application period, so please apply as soon as possible.

Please consider also our other summer job openings - you might find an interesting summer job, for example, in production, supply chain or sourcing and logistics.

Good luck with your application! 

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Summer Job at Metsä Group - Production Planning

39100 Hämeenkyrö
56800 Rautjärvi

Julkaistu 01.02.2023

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €
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