We are seeking a Technical Development Manager to join our digital and technical solutions team in Turku

The future is being created today. At Kiilto, we invest in the future every day by promoting occupational wellbeing, encouraging innovation and making our operations more and more sustainable. We are guided by the desire to be an environmental leader, using our expertise to create success stories for our customers. We are local, innovative and insightful. Would you like to add your own chapter to our hundred-year story of growth?


For our Turku site, we are seeking a 



In this post, you will lead the development of digital and technical solutions – and the creation of the services they enable – alongside our business areas and delivery chain. Key duties include the development of dosage and washing equipment technology, and providing support for experts in the field. Other key tasks include the planning and implementation of projects directly for customers, both independently and with the help of our experts. As a development manager, you will also participate in project work and support the business area’s productisation of technical solutions. In addition to Finland, we operate in Scandinavia, the Baltic countries and Russia. 

We expect you to have an uncompromising customer-service mindset and at least two years’ experience of design and installation work. Ideally, you have a technical education (Bachelor or Master of Science (Technology)) and master the basics of electrical and measurement technology. We will regard it as an asset if, in your work or studies, you have gained experience of designing and installing basic and automatic dosage systems, of IoT/WIFI systems, of integrating analogue/digital sensors with mechanical systems, and of creating mechanical drawings. Familiarity with areas such as technical solutions for the food or metal industry, or catering firms, will help you to succeed in this task. Good teamwork skills, and a strong organisational grip and systematic approach to documentation in challenging tasks will assist you in your daily work. Fluent interaction and communication skills in both Finnish and English would also be valuable. Swedish language skills will be viewed as an advantage. You must be prepared to travel in order to fulfill your duties.

We offer you a working environment within a developing company, independent duties and comprehensive induction in your tasks. We actively invest in our employees’ wellbeing. We provide employees with a range of opportunities to maintain their wellbeing through exercise sessions during breaks, fitness tests, hobbies and try-outs of sports. In addition, we promote the renewal of employee competences e.g. through our own training programmes. We have a non-smoking policy at Kiilto.

Interested in the opportunity to create wellbeing from cleanliness? In your application, tell us about your plans for our future together.

For more information, please contact Research, Development and Innovation Director Oili Kallatsa, +358 50 5769243, between 9 am and 10 am on 30 January or on 3 February. Please submit your application with a salary request and CV no later than 9 February 2020 here.

We operate in compliance with Kiilto’s recruitment process and will treat all contacts concerning the post with absolute confidentiality. We will send video interview questions to some of the applicants. We also ask applicants to reserve 17 February for a possible job interview. The selected candidate will need to pass a health check, which includes drug testing.

Kiilto is a growing family-owned company from Finland, with a hundred-year history and a vision looking ahead to 2080. We develop, manufacture and market chemical industry solutions in four business areas: professional construction, industrial bonding and hygiene solutions, professional cleanliness and hygiene, and consumer business. The key principles underlying our operations are environmental leadership, localism, and commitment to the future. We operate in 12 countries and employ around 1,000 people, whose wellbeing and expertise are critical to our work on behalf of our customers. See our websites for more information about Kiilto.