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Here you can find more information about our recruitment and onboarding processes as well as some practical tips for applying for a job at Metso.

What are we looking for?

In addition to job-specific competencies, we put emphasis on the cultural fit for our organization. We are looking for people who are ready for challenges, are committed to performing together in a friendly and respecful working environment, and enjoy working as part of global network of dedicated colleagues.

We want to hire the right kind of talent – people who share our values and who appreciate our unique characteristiscs as an employer. Familiarize yourself with our values  and  how we work. Spend some time reflecting how the Metso culture fits your personal values, competencies and career goals. If you are applying for a leadership role, familiarize yourself with our leadership principles. It is important for us that we find a good cultural fit for our organization when we recruit new people. It is also important for you to find an organization that complements your values and career goals in the best possible way.

Our recruitment process

Preparing yourself

When applying for a new job it is important to understand your starting point – your personal values, motivational factors as well as your short-term and long-term career goals. When applying for a job and taking the next steps in your own career, you need to know where you are coming from and what kind of competencies and strengths you have to offer. Before you can sell yourself to others, you need to clarify to yourself what you are selling. Update your CV based on that and make sure you promote yourself effectively.

You can also find information about our company and working culture from our web pages, social media and other relavant channels.

Join our network

All job opportunities that Metso offers globally are visible to you in our Open jobs. To join the Metso network, select the job you are interested in and a new window will open where you can find the description of the job as well as an “Apply” button. You can also easily apply directly with your LinkedIn profile. When applying, start by creating your account: you will be sent an email asking you to verify your email address, and then your account will be ready.

Creating an account and joining our candidate pool allows you to submit applications for several jobs, edit and follow the progress of your applications and set up personal job alerts for the jobs you are interested in. Once you login, you will first create your candidate profile by inserting your personal details and then continue with the job specific questions. After you have sent your application you will receive an e-mail confirmation. Please note that all applications are managed through our recruitment system, and we cannot accept applications via e-mail.

If you do not find a job matching your interests right now, you are welcome to join our candidate pool by creating an account and filling in your candidate profile. On the profile you can upload your CV and cover letter, specify your skills and competencies as well as jobs you are interested in. When a suitable job opens up, we can then easily get in touch with you.

Interview

The interview forms the core part of our selection process. An interview is always based on the critical competencies and skills needed in the position. We also evaluate your development potential and your fit for our organizational culture. Think beforehand about your strengths and weaknesses in relation to the role for which you are being interviewed. Be prepared to present practical examples from your past to demonstrate the experience or competencies relevant for the position.

You will usually meet a recruiting manager as well as our HR or recruitment partner in the interview. You may also meet other people, e.g. future colleagues, during the interview process. We may conduct several interview rounds before the final decision is made. Video interviews and assessment tools may be part of the interview process. The details of the recruitment process are always decided based on the specific job requirements and process needs.

Recruitment decision

We will make a final decision about the recruitment based on all the information gathered during the recruitment process. The decision is always based on the critical competencies needed in the position as well as the cultural fit for our organization. We will inform all candidates about the progress and the final decision through e-mail or personal contact. 

Onboarding at Metso

Onboarding is an important factor in reducing the time it takes for you get fully productive in your new role as well as making you feel welcome at Metso. In addition, it ensures your effective contribution to the business objectives and company goals as soon as possible. That's why we have an onboarding process in place to support our managers and HR in this important task. Equally important is to make sure we provide you with the necessary tools, knowledge and support in order for you to take an active role in your onboarding process and, at the end, to succeed in your new role. By working together, we can help make the transition period as smooth as possible for you.