HKScan is offering a large number of summer jobs in various countries. A summer job at HKScan offers young job-seekers valuable work experience in the food industry and a useful introduction to the skills required in various food-related occupations. HKScan employs seasonal helpers to guarantee uninterrupted delivery flow particularly during the peak-demand summer holiday season. HKScan will offer as many as 1 400 summer jobs this year, of which 650 will be based in Finland.
A summer job at HKScan offers many young job-seekers beneficial work experience, networking opportunities, and a stepping stone to permanent employment. HKScan provides entry-level jobs to many young people; a position in manufacturing, for instance, does not require prior experience in a similar position.
“We invest considerable effort into the induction of our summer employees. A positive attitude, good physical fitness and a genuine interest in learning new skills will be valuable assets for all candidates applying for a summer job with us,” says Sari Suono, EVP HR, at HKScan.
HKScan has a positive year-round impact on local employment, particularly in localities where its production is based; many job applicants are relatives of existing employees. Most of the positions currently on offer are production-related. Applicants are also welcome to inquire about white-collar positions, although these vacancies are in limited supply.
“Corporate responsibility is a major theme at HKScan. We offer our summer employees a fair, competitive wage in line with collective wage settlements. We urge all interested applicants to be proactive and apply for a job at our production facilities, as a summer job offers experience that can prove beneficial in the future,” says Suono.
HKScan has production facilities based in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Poland and the Baltics. Seasonal employment is available in all the above geographies. Job-seekers are also welcome to apply for positions in other countries provided they meet local requirements regarding linguistic proficiency, etc. Applicants will be responsible for arranging their own housing.
HKScan seasonal openings per market area, total 1390:
- Finland: 650
- Sweden: 470
- Denmark: 200
- Estonia: 45
- Latvia: 10
- Poland: 15
To apply for a seasonal position in Finland, please fill out the summer job application in the vacancies section at www.hkscan.com
For further information:
EVP HR Sari Suono, HKScan Group.
Please submit a call-back request via Marja Siltala, VP Communications, tel. + 35810 570 2290
HKScan is the leading Nordic meat expert. We produce, market and sell high-quality, responsibly-produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. Our customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors, and our home markets comprise Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2014, HKScan had net sales of approximately EUR 2.0 billion and some 7 700 employees. HKScan is one of Europe’s leading meat companies.