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Turnaround (TA) Manager


Porvoo, FI

Maa/alue:  FI
Tehtäväalue:  Kunnossapito
Liiketoimintayksikkö:  OP Major Projects

Are you our future key leader with passion to achieve excellent results in complex turnarounds? This position may be for you!


We are currently looking for a 


Turnaround (TA) Manager


to lead Neste Porvoo refinery TA2026 as a member of our Major Projects unit in Finland.


Our TA team is responsible for planning, developing and executing complex major turnarounds at Neste Porvoo refinery. We work in close collaboration with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. 


The purpose of the TA Manager’s role is to continuously improve the TA performance, to safely execute the TA program within the approved premises, and to meet the business objectives. Your first dedicated project will be Porvoo 2026 major turnaround. Project planning is being kicked-off so you have a great opportunity to influence and lead the project from planning to execution. 


In this role you will report to the Head of Turnarounds. 


Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are


  • Leading the major turnaround project and keeping all the project streams together: maintenance works, investment projects, infrastructure and enabling administration
  • Defining and executing the long-term TA Strategy, in close cooperation with other relevant disciplines to meet the business objectives.
  • Ensuring that the right competences and resources are available and developed as planned to be able execute the turnaround
  • Building one cohesive TA team which cooperates effectively with other functions.
  • Developing best-in-class TA practices
  • Cooperating with Neste’s TA Center of Excellence (TACOE) to continuously improve Neste TA performance and sharing of best practices between Neste sites.

The best combination to success in this role



  • Master’s or Bachelor’s level degree in engineering
  • Solid experience in process industry and project management
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, leadership and planning skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Strong set of soft skills: Initiative, proactiveness, collaboration, influencing and stress tolerance
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Other languages are considered as an advantage.

We also value


  • High safety and quality awareness
  • A good team player mindset
  • Ability to support the growth of people

Please submit your application, CV and salary request by March 31st, 2023. 


Please don’t hesitate to submit your applications at your earliest convenience, as we start processing applications already during the application period.


The role is based in Porvoo, however, our team has hybrid smart work practices in place.


If you have any questions, please get in touch with Head of Turnarounds, Sami Wasström, tel. +358 504581198 preferably on: 

  • 23.3.2023 between 12:00 - 16:00 EET and
  • 30.3.2023 between 12:00 - 16:00 EET

Alternatively you are welcome to reach out to Sami on Monday-Thursday between 16.00 -18.00 EET.


The recruitment process will include interviews and possible aptitude assessment. The first interviews are preliminarily scheduled to take place on week 13.


The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained with their consent.

Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.


Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.


We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. 


To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future. 


We care. We have courage. We cooperate. 


At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities. 


The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children.


In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.


For more information, please visit neste.com.


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