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Talents of tomorrow - Technical graduates / Process optimization and Automation Engineering

About the role


Location: Kilpilahti, Porvoo

Hours: Fulltime

Type of Contract: Permanent




We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.



Are you looking for a challenging opportunity to kick-start your international career in the area of Process optimization and Automation Engineering?


We got your back!


As an junior engineer at Borealis, you become part of our quest to create relevant and sustainable solutions that also help our planet. We drive for continuous improvement in the health and safety of our employees, environmental performance and our products. We value an open culture and encourage engagement, and wish to welcome you in this environment within a diverse, growing and sustainable company.



Furthermore, our aim is to transform today’s graduates in tomorrow’s leaders and technical experts.  Regardless of whether you are seeking a managerial or technical career, as our talent of tomorrow you will be offered a wealth of opportunities to develop your strengths and unfold your potential. 



Are you ready for this joint effort? We look forward to making you part of our future by gradually introducing you to the world of Borealis and supporting you to build up your expertise.

Want to know how it’s done?




As a Process optimization and Automation Engineer, you will contribute to the following topics:



•    You develop the short and long term efficiency of the plants by actively improving, optimizing and maintaining automation systems. 
•    You support plant operation on daily problem solving related to process automation co-operation with plant maintenance.
•    You show enthusiasm for advanced process control (APC)
•    You participate project teams, studies and investments related to distributed control system (DCS).
•    You show capability to develop innovative technical solutions.
•    In Borealis, safety is priority number one, so you have a strong responsibility to proactively promote and drive the health, safety and environmental awareness and behaviour.


About you


We feel a match if you have a passion for technical challenges, strive to innovate and work towards obtaining the best qualitative results. Because so do we! We will support you in expanding your knowledge, building further on your Master’s degree in chemical engineering, automation technologies or similar. 



We also appreciate driven and result-oriented people who can see the bigger picture and enjoys teamwork, has good analytical skills and a growth mindset. We expect you to not compromise on health, safety and environmental issues. Furthermore, you master Finnish and English at a business level. 

About Borealis and our offer


Do you feel the chemistry too?


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Lotta Pohjola-Korhonen (lotta.pohjola-korhonen@borealisgroup.com). Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.



Application deadline is 13.2.2022. We wish you to be available to participate in interviews in the end of February and beginning of March. The assessment centre will take place in the end of March. 



After we have onboarded you for Borealis, you will be working in an exciting and strategic role with a great portfolio of responsibilities. We offer you a competitive reward package and possibility to achieve your career goals and develop as a professional. You will become part of a growing, international company that values an open culture, welcomes initiative and encourages engagement. We are also proud to mention, that here we enjoy of respective and positive working environment with inspiring, innovative people as colleagues.


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



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. www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com





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