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Metso Overview
Helsinki, Western Finland (Finland)
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Metso's beyond mezzo when it runs the scale of energy, mining, and paper. The heavy equipment company operates in three segments and offers corresponding maintenance and support services. Its mining and construction unit, nearly half of sales, offers grinding ... Read more

Metso – Why Work For Us?

Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.

Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,400 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.

Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland, and had net sales of about EUR 2.9 billion in 2015. Metso employs over 12,000 persons in more than 50 countries.

Our mission describes the purpose of our operations. Our vision is: Working as One to become Number One.

Our mission, the purpose of our operations, is to contribute to a more sustainable world by helping our customers to process natural resources and recycle materials into valuable products.

Our vision, Working as One to be Number One, means working closely with customers, and other key external stakeholders as well as within the company. To be number one means creating added value for our stakeholders in everything we do and being the best at it.  

Our values guide us in how we do business and how we work together with internal and external stakeholders.

Metso Values

  • Driving Customer Success
  • Seeking Innovations
  • Performing Together
  • Respecting Each Other

Driving customer success means that

We succeed through the success of our customers.
We work closely with our customers to understand their needs and to respond quickly.
We are focused on delivering profitable solutions and services for our customers.
We have deep industry knowledge and expertise that makes the big difference to our customers.

Seeking innovations means that

Creativity and continuous renewal are essential for our long-term competitiveness and daily operations.
We continuously seek new ways of thinking and better ways of working.
We encourage the introduction of new technologies, and value innovative ideas and practices.

Performing together means that

We share knowledge and are willing to learn from each other.
We combine our deep industry knowledge and experience to create profitable solutions for our customers.
We respect each other's contributions and solve problems together with our global network of colleagues.
We keep our promises.
We take responsibility and work hard to achieve our targets.

Respecting each other means that

We prioritize the wellbeing, health and safety of all individuals.
We treat each other with respect and benefit from our global diversity.
We are open and honest in our communication, and create an environment of mutual trust.
We encourage and provide opportunities for each other to develop as professionals.

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.

How We Work

How about solving challenges in a respectful and friendly environment, working with world-leading solutions and being part of a global yet tight-knit network of 12,000 colleagues in 50 countries?

At Metso, we work with challenging tasks and use our deep industry understanding and knowledge to create profitable solutions for our customers. We combine this performance-driven culture with a respectful and friendly working environment where we face challenges together. This builds a unique working environment.

We are genuinely proud of working with our world-leading products and services that serve our customers in some of this world’s most fundamental industries – mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We are dedicated to being forerunners in safety and sustainability. We take pride in our ethical way of working. We have established a strong global market position in all our industries and create value for our customers by combining our knowledge, people and solutions.

We are a truly global yet tight-knit network of thousands of colleagues in 50 countries. We focus on sharing knowledge, performing together and delivering solutions for our customers – and do so in a friendly atmosphere of respect for each other. Our international environment provides a wide range of opportunities for talented professionals to use their knowledge and expertise in reaching their highest potential.

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    Great Benefits and good work to home life ratio


    Senior level management lacks knowledge of what is going on in market areas.

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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Metso.


    I was recruited by the company. The Manager asked me a few questions and gave me a tour. I got the job the same day.

    The interview process was simple. Metso has a community that is like family and very laid back.

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