Projectmanager / Technologist for Paper and/or Pulp, Graz (Austria)


Within Sappi Europe the Central Technology & Engineering department is managing Major Capex projects, Specialty CAPEX projects, Synergy CAPEX projects and projects that require specific industry knowledge.

The Central Technology & Engineering department is located in Maastricht (The Netherlands) and Graz (Austria) and consist of ±25 experienced technologists and project managers. At the moment we are looking for a Project Manager / Technologist Paper and/or Pulp. The job location is Graz, Austria.


Sappi is a global company focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, paper pulp, paper-based and biorefinery solutions to its customers in over 150 countries. Formed in 1936 in South Africa, Sappi established itself in Europe through a series of acquisitions that started in the 1990’s in the UK, Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands. Our acquisition of M-real in 2009 provided a 50% growth of our production capacity. In 2017, Sappi Europe generated 48% of group sales.

Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, Sappi Europe is the leading European producer and supplier of coated fined paper, packaging and specialty papers. In Europe Sappi has 9 papermills, 14 sales offices and 5700 employees. 


  • Overall responsibility for the development and execution of projects under consideration of business cases technical and technological concepts
  • Negotiations with suppliers and contract partners
  • Performs the planning of the activities according to the scope of supply and services
  • Responsible for creating and tracking the schedule
  • Responsible for budget allocation, ongoing cost controlling, contract and claim management, risk analysis and reporting
  • Leading an international project team



  • The ability to work independently
  • Completed technical education (technical university) with a focus on Paper and/or pulp plant engineering, respectively qualification on advanced technical school for applied science with relevant experience
  • Several years of relevant professional experience as a project manager, ideally in a global corporate environment
  • Knowledge of technical regulations, experience with technological processes in the pulp&paper industry in general
  • Fluent English spoken and written, other foreign languages are an advantage
  • Communication strength and intercultural competence
  • Willingness to travel and flexibility
  • Independent well structured working method, self- responsibility, and cooperativeness for teamwork
  • Self initiative and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Strong negotiating and leadership skills



  • We can offer you a very high degree of decision-making tasks in an absolutely varied field of activities
  • An international position within a leading Pulp & Paper company
  • A international work environment with experienced Good personal development
  • A lot of major CAPEX projects
  • Excellent compensation en benefits


Paper Support One is an executive search agency specialized in the Pulp, Paper, Tissue and Board industry. Sappi works exclusively with Paper Support One for the position of Project Manager / Technologist. If you have any questions, please contact Jeroen Warnier (+31 622466810).

Looking forward to your application.