Logistics Engineer

About the role


Location: Finland - Porvoo

Hours: Full-time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.


Are you up for a challenge? Do you like to search and carry out improvement proposals, identify, define and lead studies, and manage investment projects in execution phase, in order to develop the Material Handling and Supply Chain operations in the long term?

Borealis is looking for a Project & Development Engineer within Logistics, who will be responsible for identifying local and groupwide Material Handling unmet needs, and for developing and implementing technical solutions. You will enjoy an international work environment, with stakeholders mainly in Europe and growth ambitions in Asia and USA.
In this role, you will work as a Project Manager and Development Engineer (Logistics Engineer), mainly for the Porvoo location, but also other Borealis locations within Europe, to identify opportunities and possible improvements. 
Your tasks will be:

  • to ensure, in the most effective way, the use and development of Material Handling technical processes and equipment on a group wide level by continuously evaluating and benchmarking for opportunities and possible improvements.
  • to take initiatives to identify, propose and implement improvements and investment projects for Material Handling processes and systems in order to optimize resources and efficiency.
  • to maintain worldwide market screens for material flow processes and equipment and to create innovative improvement studies and projects, which can develop the Material Handling function in the long term
  • to follow up new projects and acts as the interface for engineering service providers and to lead investment projects in execution phase and maintain interfaces to relevant stakeholders.
  • to keep the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) guidelines, rules and procedures in mind and react on problems that are not conforming the HSE policy


About you


You are the right candidate for this position, if you have a technical or bachelor degree for example in Mechatronics, Mechanics or Engineering and already gained relevant work experience in project management. Ideally, you have 3-5 years of experience in polyolefins or in a logistics environment. Moreover, you speak and write Finnish and English on business level.
As a person you have a creative mind and you love to take initiative to explore new business opportunities. You are self-motivated, result-oriented, pro-active, and assertive in your approach. You like to convince people of your ideas and proposals, in order to make things happen and are very result driven and focused on achieving business success.
We also find you:

  • to have the ability to structure and convert findings into immediately applicable proposals and an excellent problem solver.
  • to like independence and freedom to determine actions, contacts and schedules that will lead to your goals.
  • a strong team player and you have the ability to lead projects.
  • passionate about your work and you can transfer your enthusiasm to all relevant stakeholders.


An advantage would be, if you have worked with SAP and if you have experience in the concept of "Six Sigma". 
We offer you a challenging job with great variety of tasks and contacts (internal as well as external) which offer you great opportunity to learn and develop yourself.


About Borealis and our offer


With a supportive working culture, room for personal and professional growth, and a role with a wide range of responsibilities, this is your chance to make a tangible impact and see your efforts come to life. We offer you a competitive reward package and possibility to develop yourself as a professional in a unique and dynamic environment. As a growing, international and innovative company, we would love to spark your curiosity to join us on our quest to create relevant solutions that also help our planet.  
The position will be located in Kilpilahti industrial area in Porvoo, around 30 minutes away from Helsinki city by car. Borealis also offers bus transportation for our employees from Helsinki and Porvoo and the surrounding areas. Our employee benefits include e.g. sports and culture benefit, a sickness fund and a bike benefit. 

We look forward to your application! Please send it via our recruiting tool at the latest 25.2.2024. We start reviewing candidates and booking interviews already during the application time. We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements. 

We are here for you! If you want to know more about the role, please contact our Logistics Asset Development Manager Stephan Naumann, stephan.naumann@borealisgroup.com. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Netta Vainio, netta.vainio@borealisgroup.com. 


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com


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The hiring process

  • Get in touch
  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

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