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How to apply to work for us

How to apply to work for us

​We are continuously seeking new employees to join our skilled team, and professionals in many fields find a career path at Metsä Group. A positive mindset, suitable skills, experience and a willingness to reinvent yourself will take you far.

We publish all of our open positions on our website. You can also submit an open application if positions that are suitable for you are not currently available. We will contact you if a suitable job becomes available. An open application is valid for six months.

How do I apply for an open job?

Click the job title for more detailed information. Apply for the job by clicking the arrow symbol.

Fill in the application form as instructed. Once you have submitted the application, you will receive confirmation of receipt by email. In the same email, you will find a user ID for accessing and editing your application within the application period if you so wish. Your user ID and password will remain valid for a period of six months as of the latest change.

If you have previously submitted an application, you can use it as a template for a new application by logging in to our recruitment system. Please note that if you submit your application using your ID for the Metsä Group recruitment system, you will not be sent confirmation of receipt by email.

Good luck with your application! We hope to hear from you soon.


Our recruitment process

Our recruitment process

​We need professionals in various fields. We are continuously seeking people with potential, the right attitude and the appropriate skills. Our thorough recruitment process only focuses on work-related skills and experience. We treat all applicants equally.

This is how our recruitment process works:

  1. You decide to apply for a job with us and fill in the application form on our website.

  2. We review the applications and reply to all applicants.
    The local HR department and supervisor review the applications. The processing time varies according to the number of applications. We will contact all applicants by email or telephone as soon as possible. We will contact you after the selection has been made.

  3. We invite suitable candidates for the job to the first interview.
    We first interview the candidates with the most suitable skills and work experience.

  4. We arrange aptitude tests, if necessary.

  5. We interview selected candidates to continue.

  6. We agree on the terms of employment and sign an employment contract.
     As a responsible employer, we always provide our employment contracts and references in writing.

  7. We provide induction training for the work.
    We always provide comprehensive induction training and work supervision. Naturally, we pay according to the job.

Find out more about Metsä

Working in Metsä Group

Career opportunities

Career opportunities in Metsä Group  

Interesting and varied tasks

We are a Finnish forest industry company that operates in the international market. We operate in 30 countries and have production units in seven countries. Our business covers the entire value chain for wood, from the forest to the end product. We are able to offer interesting jobs in production and administration for experts in different fields.

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Summer jobs


Summer jobs

A summer job is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in your field and outline your study path if you are still uncertain about your direction. At a Metsä summer job, you can learn more in practice about work and careers in your field.

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Seize the opportunity

Young people shape our future, and the forest industry is a continuously developing field. Metsä needs experts in various fields, now and in the future.

You can find a job for yourself from our positions for a broad range of educational backgrounds and work histories. We invest in young people: every year, we offer work placements for young people aged under 18, as well as students. In addition, dozens of students write their thesis or diploma work for us.

Read more on Students page.

Cooperation with educational institutions


Cooperation with educational institutions is important

We have a long tradition of cooperation with educational institutions. This active and varied cooperation covers all levels of education, from comprehensive schools to higher education institutions. .

Read more about our cooperation with educational institutions.

Metsä Group as an employer


Metsä Group employs 9,300 professionals in various fields. Our professionals know that the world benefits from our smart, sustainable use of northern wood, the best renewable raw material in the world.

Read more about Metsä Group as an employer 

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