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Export Manager

Salvos Finland Oy

Salvos Finland Oy is a stable and growing family business that designs, manufactures, and sells leisure buildings. The Salvos factory and headquarters are located in Pyhäntä, North Ostrobothnia and permanent log building exhibitions are set up in Espoo, Lahti, Tampere, and Jyväskylä. Part of the company’s management functions in Oulu.

Salvos was founded in 2010 and has rapidly become the largest producer of modular and ready-to-move leisure buildings in Finland. The company employs more than 60 design, production, and sales professionals. Sales in 2017 were 7.6 million euros.

The cornerstone of the work Salvos does is producing buildings inside their factory, protected from the outdoor elements. Buildings such as log cabins and prefabricated cabin modules that are then quickly set up on site are produced indoors. This unique concept of sales, production, and logistics makes it possible for Salvos to complete an entire project with a single contract. The company has delivered more than 2000 prefabricated buildings in Finland. You can read more about Salvos here. As the company has decided to expand its business to first Sweden and later to other international markets, it is searching for a new


The export manager is a key person in the company and will be responsible for export development and partnerships. Work involves travel and active work in the country of destination. The objective of the company is to be among the top three producers of log cabins and saunas within the next two to three years in Sweden, as well as to begin groundwork for exporting to other countries. Your office could be located in Oulu, in the Helsinki region or in the Stockholm region.


-evidence of successful sales outside Finland
-experience and comprehension of the sales process and organization
-willingness to travel
-strong English language skills


-existing contacts and networks of cooperation
-good Swedish language skills
-formal education in economics (such as university or polytechnic)



-a new task that can be developed with a skilled team
-strong industry know-how in the rapidly growing log construction industry
-a job in a company with one of the most modern production technology and know-how in the industry
-a work atmosphere that is innovative and encourages development
-a competitive salary that takes into account the demands and skill required of the position
-an opportunity to become a part
-owner of a separate export company
-an opportunity to develop along with the company as the company’s export manager


-you are people and customer-oriented
-you are a goal
-oriented developer/implementer
-you have the ability to see the big picture
-you are organized
-you are willing to work independently
-you are a good negotiator
-you are responsible, credible and trustworthy
-you are able to function well under pressure
Work begins as soon as possible or by agreement.

INQUIRIES August 6, 2018 to August 24, 2018
Samuli Romppainen
Salvos Finland Oy
0400 857 550 (15:00 – 17:00)

If you feel that you are the person we are looking for, please send your application as soon as possible or by August 24, 2018 to samuli@salvos.fi.
The position may be filled before the end of the application period if the right person is found! Applications will be processed confidentially.