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Manager, Plant Availability & Turnaround

  • Location: Finland, Porvoo
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 16/12/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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We are looking for curious, co-operative and energetic Turnaround Manager for Kilpilahti location in Porvoo.

Contribution of the Role

The position assigns in close cooperation with local- and group TA steering teams, local management, other turnaround managers, procurement, inspection, operations, project, HSEE and other relevant stakeholders. The role holder is responsible for business relations with external engineering & contracting companies and consultants. He/she will also actively participate and contribute in the TA manager’s network and reports both to Local PA&T and Group TA OPEX Managers

In this role, these will be your main tasks:

  • Initiate, organize, lead and manage turnarounds according Borealis processes and ensure compliance with national laws and regulations.
  • Coordinate scope input, planning & scheduling, cost estimation, contracting and procurement as well as shut-down/start-up activities between all relevant stakeholders
  • In cooperation with procurement, establish, execute and close contracts and purchase orders.
  • Meeting customer’s satisfaction by delivering turnaround objectives, reviews and other relevant turnaround tasks according to time, cost, safety and quality requirements
  • In Borealis, safety is priority number one, so you have a strong focus to proactively promote and drive the health, safety and environmental awareness and behaviour
  • Responsible of turnaround process in location Porvoo


Your profile

We expect you to have a Technical Master’s degree or other relevant University degree. In order to succeed in this position you should have 5-10 years of experience, preferably from different areas in chemical industry (for example; Maintenance management, project management, plant operations). In this role, you will need strong analytical thinking skills and team leader skills. You are also an excellent communicator in Finnish and in English, both oral and written.

We wish that our new Turnaround Manager is having a demonstrated ability to manage different projects successfully and have already experience of scheduling, cost estimating and different negotiations. You are mastery of prioritizing, leading people and taking responsible of decisions. In this role, we need a person who have excellent people skills with strong motivation to develop an effective and well-motivated team. It is very important to have capability to select and agree on staff according to needs of the turnaround. We hope that it is easy for you as an expert to take an impact and influence of ongoing matters.

Here in Borealis, we offer you a competitive reward package and possibility to develop your professional skills further to achieve your career and personal goals. We are also proud to mention, that here we enjoy of productive and positive working environment with inspiring, innovative people where co-workers trust and respect each other. You will become part of a growing, international company that values an open culture, welcomes initiative and encourages engagement. 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.

For more detailed information, please contact Manager, PA & Turn-Around, Jouko Mäkelä tel. 050 3794 073.

Do you feel enthusiastic to go beyond boundaries after reading this opening? We offer you an exciting and challenging role with a great portfolio of responsibilities, so please apply online and upload your CV and cover letter. Application deadline is 16.12.2018.

We look forward receiving your application!

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+358 9 3949 4300
Jouko Mäkelä