HR manager to Metsä Wood Pärnu mill

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Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers.Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 4.7 billion in 2016, and it employs approximately 9,300 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.

Metsä Wood provides competitive and environmentally friendly wood products for construction, industrial customers and distributor partners. We manufacture products from northern wood, a sustainable raw material of premium quality. Our sales in 2016 were EUR 0.5 billion, and we employ about 1,500 people. Metsä Wood is part of Metsä Group.


Job description
We are looking for an HR Manager to Metsä Wood’s new birch plywood mill. The position will be located in Pärnu, Estonia.  

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for local HR matters such as labor & employment issues, planning and implementing training and development initiatives

  • Support line managers in their people management responsibilities such as implementing approved resourcing plans and recruitment processes, employment related matters, performance management and compensation and benefits issues

  • Proactive support to productivity improvement and world-class occupational safety

  • Coordinate the implementation of organizational development actions and follow up and develop personnel wellbeing

  • Plan and promote positive Metsä Group Employer Brand


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Human Resources, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • B.Sc. degree or higher level of education. 

  • Knowledge of Estonian labor law.

  • Personal integrity and high ethical standards. Autonomy, discipline, self-leading, continuous improvement mind-set.

  • Native Estonian and fluent in English. Russian is an advantage.

  • Good communication, presentation and analytical skills.

  • Good IT skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.

  • Previous experience in using SAP or other ERP or HR systems is preferred.

More information

For further information please contact Kadi Kuuskmann, Recruitment Project Manager, Tammiste Personalibüroo, at or +372 525 0970; Haldi Rae, Recruitment Assistant, Tammiste Personalibüroo, at or +372 5698 8100.

Please send your CV and cover letter (in English) via, CV Keskus or CV-Online by the 14th of June, 2017.