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R&D Project Manager

Vaisala has been predicting the unpredictable for over 80 years. 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 – and beyond! We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.


Innovation is at the heart of our company and we believe in developing cutting-edge technology. With our 1900 professionals worldwide, we intend to stay on top of our game, and this is where you come in.




We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced R&D Project Manager to undertake new product creation responsibilities in Vaisala Industrial Measurements (VIM) Business Area.


In this position, you will contribute to making business ideas into reality by executing R&D projects together with the project team. To perform successfully in this role, we appreciate the following skills and background:


  • Business Understanding: Research & Development is a strategic enabler for Vaisala’s growing business. We collaborate with customers and experts to define winning product characteristics for both existing and new markets. Our products embody a high level of quality and we strive to incorporate sustainability into our work.
  • Leadership Skills: Vaisala project culture relies on excellence in our development teams. An enthusiastic and engaging leader is needed to bring together diverse groups of people. Influencers are able to bring the best out of people and let individuals shine in their competence.
  • Industrial Work Experience: as a truly professional project manager, you and your team will develop everything from concept ideas to working prototypes to final products and ensure capabilities for volume manufacturing are in place.
  • Project Manager Experience: A professional and general Project Management role in a project development team and leads managers of sub-projects.  Is responsible for all project management aspects of a complex project and all project management competence elements. Uses adequate project management processes, methods, techniques and tools. We appreciate IPMA C or B certificate or equivalent proven competence.


You are an excellent communicator both in Finnish and in English, an energetic and flexible team player. You enjoy working with people from different cultures in every part of the global organization. Your focus is on the customers and you are willing to travel to understand customer needs and wishes.


Here you can count on great team spirit and collegial support. We are all enthusiastic to develop the world’s best measurement products in an energizing environment.


We offer you a position in a truly global company with the mission of providing observations for a better world. Our solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries. We engage in activities that are designed to help ensure the long-term viability of the planet: our solutions save lives and help our customers manage their resources, energy, waste, chemicals and product yield more efficiently. At Vaisala you will have the opportunity to work with motivated and professional people within an organization that strongly supports personal growth and development.


Interested? Please send your application including CV and salary expectation as soon as possible, but at the latest by 28th of September 2021


If you have further question, please contact recruiting Team Leader Arto Kylmänen arto.kylmanen@vaisala.com or +358 50 568 1285.

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