Our Turku plant is looking for a Purchaser

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?


Our Turku plant is looking for a



You will be in charge of designated KiiltoClean purchase categories, such as packaging materials, and the related development projects. You will independently take charge of price negotiations, purchase planning and order processing. As an integral part of your duties, you will build and maintain active supplier relations. You will also be in charge of managing the contracts that you are responsible for. You will work on a daily basis with product development, production and the commercial organisation. You will also contribute your input and expertise to the renewal of our purchase process and to continuous development.


We expect you to have:

  • A commercial or technical qualification, such as Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Several years of experience in international purchasing or supply chains
  • Fluent interactive and negotiating skills
  • A proactive, analytical and systematic approach to work
  • Command of oral and written Finnish and English. Swedish would be considered an asset.
  • IT and system skills
  • Ability to work under pressure


We offer you a working environment within a growing company, a wide range of duties and comprehensive induction in your tasks. We actively invest in the occupational wellbeing of our staff, for which we have been awarded the ’Finland’s Most Active Workplace’ certificate. We have a non-smoking policy at Kiilto.

Please submit your application with a salary request and CV no later than 3 November 2019 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 14 November 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.