Horizon Pulp & Paper Limited (Horizon Tselluloosi ja Paberi AS) belongs to Tolaram Group, Singapore. Tolaram Group has diversified businesses in Europe, Asia and Africa related to FMCG, real estate, fintech and other industries, operating in 13 countries. Tolaram Group employs approximately 8000 people, 360 of them in Horizon Pulp & Paper.

Horizon is a leading European manufacturer of unbleached 100% virgin sack kraft paper. They are an integrated pulp and paper mill exporting 99% of production capacity to over 70 countries. Horizon is a customer-oriented solution provider in sack kraft paper products with focus on quality, reliability and sustainability. Their flexible production combined with Estonia’s strategic geographical location allows them to meet the most demanding delivery requirements of their customers on time and in full.

The vision of Horizon is to be recognized as one of the five most efficient European kraft paper producers in terms of both asset and resource use.

By 2020 Horizon reduced carbon emissions by 80%, increased renewable energy share of total energy consumed to 80% and improved energy efficiency by 21% compared to 2005 levels, thus outperforming the EU 2020 Climate and Energy Targets. Horizon is also well on its way to outperform EU 2030 targets.

In 2021 Horizon was awarded as “Contributor of the Year” by Harju county Entrepreneurship and Development Center in Estonia for Horizon’s contributions to economic and social development in Harjumaa community through its inspiring activities.

Horizon Pulp & Paper is located in Kehra, Harjumaa.


Horizon Pulp & Paper is looking for a dedicated professional to pick up the position of

Head of Environmental Protection Department

You will be offered a leading role which accomplishes a great opportunity to manage and further develop the field of environmental protection.

The company offers you support in all ways of best practice and knowledge sharing, expecting from you proactiveness and initiative to drive the business further. As head of department you’ll have the overall responsibility for all environmental issues of Horizon concerning fresh water, waste water, air emissions and solid wastes. The purpose is to follow all environmental demands according to legislation. You will also be responsible for ensuring fresh water supply for production and direct effluent which meets the requirements of complex permit into the river.

You will work together with your team of 16 specialists and operators, supervisor of the position being Production Process Head. You will cooperate at all levels of the organization; the external partners are Environmental Board, suppliers of environmental services and other authorities depending on requirements.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • technological and administrative management of Environmental Protection Department,
  • submitting all reports on time,
  • organizing all water samples and air emission measurements,
  • organizing waste collection and transport (incl. hazardous waste),
  • organizing composting process in the landfill,
  • monitoring mill chemical storage conditions and chemicals consumption,
  • finding possibilities to apply grants for projects (KIK, EAS, environmental tax substitution, etc),
  • managing ISO 9000, 14000 & 50000 system internally with all departments and complete auditing and certification with the agency,
  • taking into account environmental requirements in every new project,
  • constantly updating complex permit and other permits,
  • informing everybody in the organization about environmental matters,
  • answering all official inquiries on time with approval from the Management Board.

Experience and skills set expected:

  • professional or higher technical education in chemistry or in environmental field,
  • professional managerial experience minimum of 3 years,
  • good knowledge of environmental legislation,
  • good knowledge of water treatment processes,
  • general know-how of pulp and paper production processes,
  • excellent organizing and communication skills,
  • analytical thinking and decisiveness,
  • self-confidence, self-motivation and discipline,
  • ability to perform under pressure,
  • excellent Estonian and English language skills, basic spoken Russian is considered an advantage,
  • MS Office skills (Outlook, Excel Word, PowerPoint).

Why join Horizon Pulp & Paper team?

Horizon offers you a unique opportunity to be part of a successful exporting company, lots of development possibilities and professional work in environmental management area. You will meet multicultural work environment, your colleagues being of 12 different nationalities, supportive team and great working environment in manufacturing.

Horizon offers competitive salary + travel expenses compensation.

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Eva Lelumees
Külli Sepnik
Talendikogemuse spetsialist