Join our team: Automation Engineer

Galvatek is one of the leading suppliers of surface treatment plants globally. Our main market is the aviation industry and some 90 % of our sales is export sales mainly to Europe, China, SEA and Middle East. We have delivered over 600 plants over the past 40 years. We offer customer-tailored plant projects, from initial design to turnkey delivery and related support services. Galvatek belongs to the Belgium John Cockerill group and its surface treatment division which is one of the leading and growing actors in the global surface treatment market.

We are looking for an Automation engineer

We expect you to be positive and inspiring team player who enjoys interacting with clients and project team. To succeed in the job you need to have technical education, know-how of industrial PC and PLC control software and couple of years working experience in similar tasks. We also expect you to be ready to travel when necessary mostly in installation and start up / commissioning phases of the project.

Your English and Finnish language should be fluent, other languages are counted in as an advantage.

What we offer to you

We offer you an interesting job in a truly international company. We develop the high-end technology and always appreciate high quality. You will have a chance to use and develop all your skills. We expect you to be a professional from the start, but with our in-house and other training opportunities we ensure that you will be the best expert in this business also in the future.

We offer you a chance to travel internationally and to work with people from other cultures. Belonging to John Cockerill companies offers also good possibilities to advance within the frame of a big and truly global business environment.

Galvatek is a truly international company and majority of our sales has been export already for many decades.

About John Cockerill

For more than 200 years, John Cockerill has been providing answers to the needs of its times.

Today, John Cockerill catalyses opportunities by conceiving, modernizing and maintaining equipment in the fields of energy, defence, industry, environment and rail. With more than 6,000 collaborators, it achieves a turnover of 1.3 billion euros from its head office in Seraing (Belgium) and its numerous implantations Europe, the United States, Africa, Brazil, Russia, India, New Caledonia and China.

Galvatek’s owner changes name from CMI Group to John Cockerill

Galvatek is now owned by Belgian company John Cockerill, formerly known as CMI Group. Galvatek was acquired by CMI Group/John Cockerill in February 2019. John Cockerill is an established engineering company with global activities in five continents, some 6000 employees and annual turnover of approximately €1.2 billion. Despite the owner’s name change, our customers can continue to identify and find us by the Galvatek name.

John Cockerill’s global industrial customer base and long experience in the project business in different environments and cultures are valuable assets for Galvatek too. Galvatek has been a part of bigger companies also in the past, but this time our owner is an internationally recognised and experienced industrial equipment and service provider with a lot to offer in terms of our future development and growth.

Galvatek’s business consists mainly of surface treatment plants for the aviation industry, where customer references, trust and financial strength are essential. John Cockerill therefore opens up new possibilities in this sector and strengthens our position in the global markets.

John Cockerill has introduced a strategy to develop the surface treatment industry globally and especially within the growing aviation industry. This is well in line with the efforts that Galvatek has made earlier on a smaller scale. John Cockerill now has three business units working towards this common strategy: Sleti in France, Tempro in China and Galvatek in Finland.

Joining forces with John Cockerill enables us to improve our service network for existing Galvatek customers, as well as to reach new customers in emerging markets. Galvatek welcomes the new ownership and company name and is excited to start working with our sister companies under the John Cockerill umbrella.

Best regards,
Ulf Pråhl
Managing Director
Galvatek Oy