Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, and tissue and cooking papers. In 2017, Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.0 billion, and it employs approximately 9,100 people. The Group operates in nearly 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.

Metsa Wood

Metsä Wood

Metsä Wood provides competitive and environmentally friendly wood products for construction and industrial customer, as well as distributor partners. The products are manufactured from premium and renewable northern wood raw material. Metsä Wood’s sales totalled EUR 0.5 billion in 2017, and it employs approximately 1,400 people. Metsä Wood is part of Metsä Group.


Job description

We are looking for an experienced leader to control and oversee all business operations, people and ventures in Metsä Wood UK – to build on the momentum generated over the past two years.

The successful candidate will be a highly visible and supportive leader of the business acting as an ambassador and guardian of the Metsä brand. He or she is tasked with creating a stable and positive environment where people feel motivated and engaged to do their best to help the business achieve its objectives. Instilling and sustain organisation-wide energy.

The role reports to SVP, Supply Chain Management.


The ideal candidate will be a proactive and dynamic, yet humble leader who has the capacity to deliver commercial success for the UK business. You will be of graduate calibre with a minimum of 10 years relevant business to business manufacturing or distribution sector experience.

More information

For more information, please contact our recruitment partner Simon North,, Mob: 07980 929115.


Please read more and apply at by 4th February 2019.