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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Process control engineer

  • Location: Finland, Porvoo
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 02/02/2020
  • Hours: Full-time

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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. You will become part of a company that values an open culture, welcomes initiative and encourages engagement. Furthermore, there will be opportunities to follow your own journey within Borealis and discover different roles in the future.  


We are looking for a motivated Advanced Process Control Engineer for our technical development team in petrochemical production plant in Porvoo, Finland.

Are you looking for a new challenge that combines your technical skills with the enthusiasm of solving problems? Do you enjoy developing and maintaining different processes? These will be your main tasks:

  • You will develop and maintain process automation and advanced process control (APC) systems for petrochemical production unit and process in Porvoo.
  • You support daily plant operation by solving problems related to process automation and APC in co-operation with plant maintenance.
  • You lead or participate in project teams, studies and investments related APC and automation.
  • You will be the contact person to service providers and engineering companies and proactively network with relevant organisations.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

We expect you to have a master’s degree preferably in process automation or chemical engineering, and/or equivalent working experience. In order to succeed in this position you should be eager to learn the production process, and it is an advantage if you already have experience in advanced process control (e.g. Napcon) or automation systems (e.g. Valmet DNA). You are also a fluent communicator in Finnish and in English.

We wish you to be an active person who has strong motivation to cooperate successfully with others in a team. You have courage to make decisions by yourself, and prioritising and managing your own work is familiar for you. We hope you already have some experience in handling projects sustainably by involving and engaging others to do their best.In Borealis, safety is priority number one, so you have a strong focus to proactively promote and drive health, safety and environmental awareness and behaviour. To achieve the best results in this position, you will also need analytical thinking skills and you are capable to network fluently.


Why Borealis?

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

You 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, Porvoo and the surrounding areas.


Do 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. Application deadline is 2.2.2020. We look forward to receiving your application!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertise requirements.


For more detailed information please contact Technical Development Area Manager, Samuli Komulainen, +358 50 379 4520.



Borealis is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers. With its head office in Vienna, Austria, the company currently has more than 6,800 employees and operates in over 120 countries. Borealis generated EUR 8.3 billion in sales revenue and a net profit of EUR 906 million in 2018. Mubadala, through its holding company, owns 64% of the company, with the remaining 36% belonging to Austria-based OMV, an integrated, international oil and gas company. Borealis provides services and products to customers globally, in collaboration with Borouge, a joint venture with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and with Baystar™, a joint venture with Total and NOVA Chemicals in Texas, USA.  Follow us on LinkedIn: 



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+358 50 3794 520
Samuli Komulainen