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Country:  Finland
City:  Oulu

Oulu, FI

Job Family:  IT & Digitalisation
Job Type:  Full-time (Regular full-time employees)
Division:  Packaging Materials

ICT Infra Specialist, Packaging Materials

We are looking for ICT Infra Specialist, Packaging Materials Oulu Mill to deliver our strategic objectives to lead through innovation and sustainability, while achieving highest possible operational efficiency by using the right digital enablers. Location of the position is Stora Enso Oulu Mill, ICT Cluster organization. IT Cluster consists of three Mill locations Oulu, Heinola and Varkaus (IT – Cluster OuHeVA). You will report to IT Cluster manager.

Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper. Our fiber-based materials are renewable, recyclable and fossil free. Our solutions offer low-carbon alternatives to products based on finite resources. We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow.

Career for a better climate. Every day. 

IT Cluster OuHeVa consist of three ICT teams located in the Oulu, Heinola and Varkaus providing services for production units of Packaging Materials division. All three ICT Teams reports to IT Cluster Manager. Purpose of this position in big a picture as a member of Oulu ICT Team is to improve the productivity of the production units and enable  new ways of working for the Operations function. OuHeVa IT Cluster is responsible for the managing, maintaining and developing the devices, technical infrastructure and digital applications of our pulp and board manufacturing operations. 

In this position, you are expected to bring your personality, communication skills, ICT skills for usage of Oulu Mill ICT team, IT Cluster team, division digitalization teams and partners for the benefit of the Cluster and PM Division. Your job is addition of daily transactions continuously seeking opportunities, study, be curious with available ICT approaches & technics but in the end drive value for our business. You are personally responsible for ICT daily transactions but in addition to that small-scale ICT projects too. 

We are expecting you to co-operate effectively with ICT & Digitalization experts both in the OuHeVa IT Cluster but also across Stora Enso group. You will work closely with the end users within Operations. Good communication & documentation skills are extremely important in that work as well as responsibility, good quality until final delivery attitude. You will work together with local digitalization approaches implementing digitalization local road map.


What we offer

We believe that our employees are key to our success. We offer a total rewards package to engage our employees, including elements such as compensation, employee benefits, professional development, growth opportunities, recognition and wellbeing. Joining us, you will get to be a part of the journey Stora Enso is on – transforming from a traditional forest industry company, into a renewable materials growth company. As a member of IT Cluster you can be at the forefront of development in a dynamic team. 

Greetings from your future manager:

”If You are the one who plays hockey for a Team, scoring goals for Stora Enso. If You are curious to seek the solutions, willing to take responsibility, open to listen experience but also open to share your own knowledge, work systematic way implementing and documenting. Join us in taking the next steps towards our Future Mill 2030 vision”.


We expect you to have degree/ studies in relevant field ICT. You have passion to help people grow and improve ways of working within your line organization and surrounding functions. You want to understand how IT/digital infra enablers can support to achieve Future Mill Digitalization needs. As a person, you are curious-minded and pro-active towards your stakeholders. It is vital that you possess strong networking and communication skills. Experience communicating ICT related issues with different type of target audience; end users, suppliers and manufactures is an asset for this position.  

You communicate well in English, other languages is an asset. This position requires quite a lot of time spent with English written documentation, instructions etc. Meetings with colleagues are quite often in English. 

To continue to drive a strong culture we are looking at a number of behaviors in each individual which is based upon our leadership themes set forth for driving our renewable materials agenda:

•    Customer Needs; Keeps up-to-date with market factors impacting our business and enhance or invent new products and solutions, always considering the customer and consumers perspective. 
•    Business Acumen; Clear understanding of key financial and productivity metrics driving business value across our business as a whole. Has the ability to make decisions quickly on the basis of incomplete information and takes responsibility for own decisions.
•    Do what’s right; Takes responsibility for Stora Enso being a global company that is ethical, safe and free from harassment and discrimination. Acts as an example of Stora Enso’s values and Code of Conduct – in difficult times as well as good times.
•    Inspire & Motivate; Inspires team members in believing in the way forward and encourages a collaborative & communicative working environment. Actively seeks to understand the key motivators of others with the aim to make them grow and perform. 
•    People Management; Builds a team of talented individuals with clear roles and responsibilities, while continuously promoting a learning culture. Sets challenging goals and provides both team and individuals with the opportunity to develop and impact the business.


Some Key words for applicants.  If following terms wakes up Your interest, maybe it is You:


•    Different type of networks; planning, configuration, documentation, segmentation, 
•    Cyber security, information security
•    Tiering model, AD, group policy
•    Power Shell
•    Virtual server platform, planning, documentation, configuration, maintaining
•    Supplier expertise network


Additional Information  


Please submit your application via our recruitment system latest by 31.8.2022.


Hiring manager Harri Immonen, IT Cluster Manager, +358 405096333 is happy to answer your questions about the position on 16.8, 16-17, 23.8, 16-18 (EET). Other questions can be directed to Recruitment Specialist Laura Boll We accept applications submitted only through our recruitment system. 

What happens after you apply?  
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We believe diversity strengthens our competitiveness and contributes to better decision-making. Diverse working teams help us to explore different perspectives and challenge our way of thinking. We work actively to increase diversity in the workplace and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Stora Enso is an equal opportunity employer and follows non-discriminatory practices.

Based on the location and level of the position the normal recruitment process could in addition entail, video interview, aptitude tests, and pre-employment actions such as; background checks, references, health check-up and drug test as part of the final stages. You will be informed to what is applicable to the role during the recruitment process. 

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