Human Resources Manager

Are you a strategic HR leader who thrives on collaborative partnering and driving continuous improvement in a global environment? 

Deciding on a new career within Valmet can be an exciting prospect. Every day there are teams of Valmet employees around the world who share the feeling of achieving something great – that feeling when everything works together.

Our winning team is built by continuous investment in skills development, leadership, and well-being. As a global company, we offer many career paths to suit individual needs and aspirations. Apply your expertise in new ways to further your career as a strategic HR Manager in Valmet’s North America Region.

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for leading a team of HR professionals in support of multiple client groups within the North American Region. Focus includes talent acquisition, talent development, employee and labor relations, organizational development and operational HR metrics. Accountable for learning the business and partnering closely with the management team to further the engagement of the workforce while ensuring compliance and driving engagement. This role works closely with global stakeholders and shared resources to deliver results.
As part of an industry leading organization, the HR Manager works closely with colleagues and stakeholders to improve processes and deliver the right solutions.


To excel in the role, you should have experience in in business partnering and leading others in the HR function, ideally in a global, matrixed work environment. Ideally having a fact-based, process-oriented mindset combined with EQ to adjust to differing employee groups. A proven track record with experience integrating acquisitions, navigating ambiguity and experience with remote teams is strongly preferred. Working in a collaborative, results oriented, matrixed environment, communication and responsiveness are essential. You balance a desire to partner with the business while understanding the impact of change on employees to deliver the best outcome.

We offer 

We offer a challenging work environment that values innovation and suits development-minded people who enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic setting. Includes a generous wage and benefits package that includes a 401k with company match as well as company-funded pension.

Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon a background check and pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Additional Information 

Delivering competitive technologies and services is what we do best. At Valmet, we continue to push forward and develop ourselves, concentrating on technology, services, sustainability, local presence, and our people.

To be included in the recruiting process, please apply directly with us online. For more information please reach out to Evangelo Pelekanakis at or Carolyn Blair at

When everything works together 
Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 14,000 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper, and energy industries. Our commitment to moving our customer’s performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how – and above all, teamwork. Join the team!
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