Metsä Wood as an employer
Metsä Wood, which currently employees some 1,500 people, is part of Metsä Group. Metsä Group is a Finnish forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy which operates in international markets.
Metsä Group employs 9,300 people in 30 countries. Metsä Wood has operations in 14 of these countries.
We succeed by continuously developing our operations. Our values – renewal, cooperation, reliability and responsible profitability – are important to us. The responsible management practices based on these values create a foundation for everything we do.
We invest in the professional development of our employees and their well-being and safety at work. Occupational safety is an integral part of day-to-day management. Everyone is responsible for following safety instructions, making observations about defects and shortcomings, and eliminating risks. Our focus is on preventive work that allows us to avoid dangerous situations.
Safety development is monitored on a continuous basis at Metsä Wood, and things on this front are indeed extremely satisfactory: in 2016, our lost-time accident rate reached a record low.
The forest industry is a sector that develops all the time. Operational development and investments allow us to open our doors for future employees!