FINLAND (News release) -- Metsä Group is now inviting applications for its apprenticeship training programme that will begin in January 2022. Approximately 50 new jobs will be offered in its production units around Finland.
Metsä Group's 18-month apprenticeship training programme has become a well-established way for the company to secure its future needs for labour and to promote competence development throughout the Group. The call for applications attracts hundreds of applicants every year, including people with a degree in engineering and people looking to change careers.
In the apprenticeship training programme starting in January, successful applicants can complete a further vocational qualification, specialising in the wood product or process industry, electrical engineering and automation technology, machine mechanics and maintenance, or laboratory technology.
After their training, the apprentices will be qualified to work as, for example, process operators, machine operators, and laboratory technicians for Metsä Group's pulp, paperboard, tissue paper and plywood mills. A suitable educational background for the selected apprentices is a vocational qualification in electrical engineering and automation technology, process technology or mechanical engineering, or an engineering degree from a university of applied sciences.
Production jobs are diverse, and the apprentices will be able to develop their competence in many ways during their training.
The final application date for the training beginning in January 2022 is 3 October 2021.