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Process optimization and Automation Engineer

About the role


Location: Kilpilahti, Porvoo

Hours: Fulltime

Type of Contract: permanent 




We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.



Are you looking for a new challenge that combines your technical skills and problem solving skills? Do you enjoy developing and optimizing processes? We are looking for a future-driven Advanced Process Control Engineer (APC) for our Technical Development team in our  production plants in Porvoo, Finland.



In this role, you will contribute to the performance and future development of our production units. To be successful in this role you show capability to develop technical solutions as well as enthusiasm for process control. This will allow you to grow to a future expert in your field.

In this role:


•    You develop the short and long term efficiency of the plants by actively improving, optimizing and maintaining automation systems and production processes
•    You support plant operation in problem solving related to process automation co-operation with plant production and maintenance.
•    You lead or participate in studies, investigations and investments related to distributed control system (DCS).

About you


You hold a degree preferably in process automation or automation technologies and have couple of years of experience in process optimization and/or automation systems. Experience related to Valmet DNA and advanced process control is seen as an advantage. You are also a fluent communicator in Finnish and in English.



We wish you to be an initiative person who has a strong motivation to cooperate successfully with others in a team. In Borealis, safety is priority number one, so you have a strong focus to proactively promote health, safety and environmental awareness and behaviour.

About Borealis and our offer


We offer you a competitive reward package and possibility to achieve your career and personal goals, which enables you to have more meaningful and balanced life. 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.  We are also proud to mention that we are having very inspiring and developing environment where all experienced professionals work together enjoying the support and respect of the others.

We trust and empower our employees and we want to offer valuable benefits. The most popular benefits are e.g. health insurance funds, SmartumPlus benefit (300€/year), occupational health care and versatile wellbeing activities for instance: different sport courses (e.g. yoga, cross country skiing, padel), yearly bonus, flexible working hours & hybrid workplace, multiple learning & development opportunities and other winning culture aspects.

The position will be located in Kilpilahti industrial area in Porvoo, around 30 minutes away from Helsinki city by car. Borealis also offers free bus transportation for our employees from Helsinki and Porvoo and the surrounding areas.



We are here for you! If you wish to have more detailed information about the role or working in Borealis, please contact Hans Maaniittu, Technical Development PO Area Manager, tel. +358 50 3794 392.


If you feel enthusiastic to join Borealis after reading this opening, we are equally excited to meet you. Please apply online and upload your CV and cover letter. We will be active already on our application period so we really look forward to hearing of you! Application deadline is 10.6.2022.




Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. | |




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