Do you have an energetic attitude, down-to-earth and self-initiating personality and a strong sense of responsibility? If you do, please consider joining us in experiencing a world of international business, sparkling innovation and constant development in the UPM Bioforce Graduate Programme.
UPM is an innovation-driven, international company focused on building a sustainable future for all of us. We have been widely recognised for being good to the environment, the people and the society around us and we never plan to stop getting better at it.We integrate the bio and forest industries into a sustainable and innovation-driven future in our Biofore strategy and we would love for you to play a part in it. Some examples of our innovations are the wood-based UPM BioVerno renewable diesel and the GrowDex® nanocellulose hydrogel you can grow human cells in. Didn’t think we had it in us, did you?
The UPM Bioforce Graduate Programme employs 15 young talents in positions based in China, Finland, Germany, Russia and Uruguay. The 18-month programme, starting in August - September 2017, provides an opportunity to gain unique, international work experience, personal growth and an inspirational view on a global company where your contribution to UPM strategy is expected. You will also get to spend time with the other Bioforce Graduates and hopefully form valuable friendships that will last for years to come.
The candidates will apply directly for a specific role. After the first months in the base location, the trainees will work on 3 to 4 specific assignments, which can be located in other business units or functions of the company. There will be a minimum 3-month period of working abroad. Experience from an international environment is considered an advantage.
The Graduate Programme includes face-to-face and virtual learning days. All participants will be designed a personal development plan and a personal mentor is designated for each member of the programme. Experienced and inspiring managers provide coaching for the trainees throughout the programme. Getting to know you benefits the mentor too!
The programme is conducted in English, therefore excellent English skills are a prerequisite, in addition to the local language of the base position. The trainees also work as UPM employee advocates. The UPM Bioforce Graduate Programme is a paid position.
We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage. And we expect you to do so as well. Are you up to the challenge? We trust you are.Go ahead and apply for the following positions between 15 December 2016–31 January 2017. You know you want to.
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Bin is a team player and he feels that colleagues are on his side.
For Justyna the best motivation comes from doing things for people she cares about – or competing with others.
To be able to learn and develop herself at work are the most important things for Maria.
When moving to the UK, Niko instantly felt at home.