Teknos careers

Are you searching for a new challenge?

We firmly believe that our employees are vital to our success. If you want to develop your skills and capabilities and are looking for a role that will challenge you, then we want to hear from you. 

We offer challenging and rewarding jobs within the paint industry for professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds. Our roles cover various fields and expertise from research and development to marketing or manufacturing. We are also committed to harnessing future talent and offer new Teknos Trainee Program to university students and summer jobs to young people, many of whom have found a permanent job with us.

Please send us an open application letter and your resume by e-mail to careers@teknos.com or have a look at our open positions.

Teknos' values

Teknos’ values are the influence behind all our operations, including our business practices as well as both internal and external communications. The values define what is important and appreciated within the company. Following them in our daily work enables us to develop our products, operations – and even ourselves as a team – for the benefit of our customers.

Creativity

While creative thinking is particularly emphasized in research and development, it also manifests itself throughout the company. Creativity becomes visual in the way we respond to the evolving customer needs, both when it comes to technical properties and customer service.

Persistence

The determination to discover the best possible solution for every customer need is visible in our long-term partnerships. We are committed to constantly improve our expertise and performance by working in several long-term development projects both inside the company as well as helping the customers in refining their processes.

Fairness

All customers, personnel and partners are treated equally and with respect in accordance with the legislation of each country. This is reflected by our honesty and the way we keep our promises. Our knowledge and experience is openly shared with our employees.

It all began in 1948...

That was the year when an old farm with a hen house was leased for the purposes of paint making in Tuomarila, Espoo (Finland). The hen house was renovated and came to house a laboratory. Production started after this, with the strength of one man and a pan mill.

Teknos's first product was the caseine paint Tuomo, named after the locality of Tuomarila. 

Our company's beginnings have been noted in the design of our logo, which sports both a cockerel and a paintbrush.

Still as family business

The company that began its operations in a small hen house grew into an international concern, nonetheless staying as a family business. Our growth story continues conducted by the third generation of Kiikka family. 

Teknos Trainee Program 2017

Read more about our Trainee Program

Anniriina Hytönen: Sustainable development is visible throughout

Through a trainee program to permanent position

Working in tight cooperation close to customers

One of Finland's most interesting places to work

Expectations exceeded - Halfway through Teknos Trainee Program

Teknos Trainee Program halfway milestone – expectations exceeded

Introducing Teknos Trainees 2017

Get to know Teknos Trainees 2017

Application processing

Applications sent to careers@teknos.com are stored for six months after the end of application period after which they are deleted. Open applications are stored for six months after receive date. Applications are processed by named recruiting responsible HR personnel from Teknos Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries and recruiting manager(s) for a position in question.

Information is not forwarded to third parties.

You can request the removal of your information at any time by sending a request to careers@teknos.com from an address that you have originally used for sending your information.