UPM Kymmene-Oyj is looking to hire an Advanced Analytics Specialist in Helsinki, Finl

NB50702979 / Advanced Analytics Specialist

UPM employs around 20,000 people globally. Through the renewing of the bio and forest industries, we are building a sustainable future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Paper Europe and North America and UPM Plywood. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. We serve our customers worldwide, and our annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
UPM – The Biofore Company – www.upm.com

We are now looking for two


to join a new team that will work together with UPM businesses to analyze and solve data oriented business challenges. The team is part of UPM digitalization agenda and its purpose is to help UPM businesses save costs, improve processes and find new solutions to business challenges by utilizing data and mathematical modelling. The key methodologies include statistical analysis, machine learning and optimization.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As a part of a three-member team, you will lead and participate in projects where these methodologies are applied to real-life business challenges that have significant value for UPM.

You are expected to take initiative and work together with business experts across UPM. You have good understanding of the technology landscape related to operations research / advanced analytics and you are willing to learn and develop as new technologies emerge. In addition to good analytical skills, you have the ability and enthusiasm to deliver results in form of, e.g., software.

The work does not require extensive knowledge of any UPM business, and both junior and senior candidates will be considered. We offer a rare possibility to apply analytics in an industrial setting with an excellent viewpoint to a great industrial company in transformation!


To succeed in this role, we expect you to have:
- Master/Doctoral degree in Operations Research, Management Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent
- Deep technical knowledge in optimization, stochastics, statistical analysis, machine learning, or programming
- Fluency in English

We also appreciate
- Experience in programming (e.g., Python, C#, Java, SQL) and mathematical software
- Work experience from mathematical modeling, IT, business consulting or research
- Entrepreneurial and positive attitude; willingness for business co-operation; ability to execute
- Good communications and networking skills

Other Information
This position is located in Helsinki.

For further information, please contact Anssi Käki at +358 40 578 0874 on 14.12.2016 at 10:00-11:00 or 19.12. 9:00-10:00.

Please apply via the link: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/7d94387f4f09 by 13th of January, 2017. We advice you to send your application as soon as possible, since these positions will be filled as soon as suitable candidates are found. In your application, please attach a short cover letter that describes your situation, indicative start date and salary expectation, along with your CV and other relevant documents (e.g., study transcripts).

For support with submitting your application, please contact HR Service Center at contacthr@upm.com or +358 20 414 6600.

A security background check may be performed for those selected to UPM positions, in accordance with the company recruitment guidelines and the Security Clearance Act 726/2014.

UPM is a non-smoking workplace in Finland.


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