K-Patents Careers

K Patents Oy is a successful, growing company founded in 1978. Today, K-Patents is the technology and market leader, and the fastest grown supplier of specialized analyzers and digital process refractometers in the world. We invest heavily in R&D, maintaining a worldwide reputation for innovation, reliability and high quality. K-Patents products are delivered to 75 countries in thousands of different applications in sugar, food, pulp and paper, chemical, petrochemical, semiconductor and pharmaceutical industries. K-Patents is a profitable and solvent company, and the export share of turnover is about 95 %. Our headquarters is based in Vantaa, with subsidiaries in China and USA. Next year, we will move into new business premises in the Aviapolis area. 

Technical Support Engineer

K-Patents is looking for a Technical Support Engineer to work as a trusted advisor in after-sales for our global customer base in K-Patents Oy’s headquarters in Aviapolis area, Vantaa, Finland.

Job Brief
As a Technical Support Engineer, you will help our customers with various technical questions related to our products, give customer support, as well as diagnose and analyze issues/problems over the phone, via email, and on-site in Finland and abroad. At our customers’ plants, you will take care of start-up activities and end-user training for our products. In addition, your job will include testing the products and applications.

You will also have a key role in developing technical expertise and advancing it into professional support services for our customers. Furthermore, you will participate in technical documentation creation, as well as providing training and presentations when needed.

Requirements
The successful candidate has a BSc. or MSc. in Technology in the field of automation, electrical, pulp and paper processing, chemical engineering or process technology, with a few years of work experience on any of the fields. However, recently graduated or candidates near graduation can be considered for this position. As you will actively cooperate with our company’s various departments, subsidiaries and international sales representatives, strong people skills and ability to work with different personalities, sometimes under pressure with a tight deadline are a must. You are fluent in written and oral English and in Finnish, while other languages would be of benefit in this international job. Good presentation skills and/or willingness to learn are an advantage.
You are prepared to engage in extensive travel around the world. Most trips will last from one to two weeks.

What we offer
We offer you permanent employment, nice colleagues, competitive work benefits, as well as the opportunity to build your career in a successful, growing, high-tech company with a focus on the international B2B environment. This job also represents an opportunity to develop yourself and to work with leading technological solutions.

Apply and become a member of the K-Patents team!

Additional information
Technical Support Manager, Juho Jääskeläinen tel. +358 (0)40 839 3904, gives additional details on May 21 and 25 between 9am-3pm.

How to Apply
Apply by June 3 by sending your application with CV included to juho.jaaskelainen(at)kpatents.com. 

Area Sales Manager

We are looking for an experienced technical sales person to join K-Patents’ Sales and Marketing team in Vantaa as an Area Sales Manager.

Job brief                            
As an Area Sales Manager, you will supervise assigned sales territory, and maintain and develop the established sales representative network, as well as marketing and sales activities to process industry primarily in Asia. You will offer sales support and training services to customers, and present technical and sales presentations to demonstrate how plant operations can be improved with the K-Patents technology.
 
In addition, you will serve the technical, product and application needs of our representatives and customers in the pulp and paper, chemical, sugar and food industries. As you progress in your career, you will also take responsibility for development of our process industry business segments, as well as search for new customers and applications, and maximize the customer potential.
 
Requirements
MSc. in an Engineering discipline, preferably in Chemical Engineering. Basic understanding of process instrumentation and process industries, and at least 3-5 years of successful history in industrial and technical sales work. Good command of spoken and written English and Finnish, excellent communication and presentation skills, excellent interpersonal skills. Willing to travel up to 100 days per year.
 
As a person, we are looking for outgoing personality with accountability, independent working style with high standards. You will also work for common team goals and aim at achieving the personal objectives. As the business develops and expands into new business segments and applications, a positive attitude towards continuous learning and improving is a must.
 
Our offering
We offer you a possibility to join a community of seasoned professionals in a globally operating, interesting and growing b2b company with competitive fringe benefits.

Additional information
Sales Director Klas Myréen tel. +358 (0)40 546 3653 gives additional details on weekdays between 10am-3pm. Apply by May 25 by sending your application with CV included to klas.myreen(at)kpatents.com. We will interview candidates already prior to May 25th and the position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.