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Summer Trainee, Production Planning

Summer Trainee, Production Planning


Do you want to experience what the real challenge is at the beginning of your career pathway? Our company, Vaisala, provides up to 120 summer trainee positions every year for you to learn and develop your professional skills. We are a global leader in weather and industrial measurements, and our technologies can be found in demanding environments from hospitals, national parks and data centers to airports and wind farms all over the world – even on Mars!


We are now looking for a Production Planner to join our Demand and Supply Chain Management organization at Vaisala headquarters in Vantaa


You will be part of our Planning team consisting of 9 professionals. Together with the team, you will have an excellent opportunity to ensure Vaisala production has accurate and smart production plans. In this role you will be working in close co-operation with Production, Sales Coordinators, Buyers and Product Managers . You will report to Head of Planning and Purchasing.




  • Opportunity to learn production planning by doing
  • Being part of a great team who takes care of all Vaisala production plans
  • Excellent position to learn several processes and work with professionals from several teams


At Vaisala, we rely on our courage, curiosity, and world-class expertise to stay ahead and make a difference. Committed to being a great place to grow for brilliant minds from diverse backgrounds, we work together to build an inclusive community where everyone is welcome and belongs as they are. All talents applying to join our community will be considered without regard to their background. Our trust-based culture is the home for purpose-driven people who are inspired by our shared values, innovations and impact for a better, sustainable world.





  • Check orders and schedule manufacturing
  • Give lead times to sales and ensure production capacity
  • Close collaboration with Production Team Leaders to ensure output
  • Great colleagues who will give you support in open office environment




  • A company with a purpose: we provide observations for a better world, helping to build a more sustainable planet. Our measurement products and solutions are used to both analyze and predict the weather around the globe and to optimize industrial processes to minimize energy consumption and waste of resources.
  • Equal opportunities for all: We have no gender pay gap, and as a global company diversity of people is one of the cornerstones of our success.  
  • Engaged work community: The Engagement (4.14/5) and Leadership (4.16/5) Indexes in our annual employee survey are on an excellent level, as our employees report that they find their work meaningful, learn, and feel well in their work. The length of an average career at Vaisala is 10 years.


If you want to work for a company that has a truly positive impact on our planet, you have come to the right place!





  • Perseverance to focus on details but also seeing the big picture
  • Ability to coordinate and organize several tasks at the same time
  • Self-directed and curiosity to learn
  • Good communication skills both oral and written English as a must and Finnish a plus



Leading performance, not location. Our culture is trust-based. We treasure face-to-face collaboration with our colleagues, but hybrid work and flexibility are the new norm for us.  However in this position we need 60-80% presence at the office.


For additional information please contact Margaretha Talus-Suoniemi, Head of Planning and Purchasing via e-mail:

If you are interested, apply at the latest on 5th of February, 2023 via the application form. 

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