Horizon Pulp & Paper Ltd. (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, running operations in 13 countries. Tolaram Group employs approximately 10000 people, 350 of them in Horizon Pulp & Paper.

Horizon is a leading European manufacturer of unbleached virgin sack kraft paper. It is fully integrated pulp and paper mill exporting 99% of production to over 70 countries. Horizon is a customer-oriented solution provider of packaging paper products with focus on quality, reliability and sustainability. Flexible production and Estonia’s strategic geographical location allows Horizon 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 2022 Horizon reduced greenhouse gases emissions by 80%, increased share of renewable energy used in production process 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.

Horizon was nominated by EAS as “Exporter of the Year” (2019) in recognition of companies which boost Estonia’s exports of own brand products. 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 of local 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.

Horizon 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 matters of Horizon concerning water intake, waste water, gas emissions and solid waste. The purpose is to follow environmental demands according to legislation and complex permit. You will also be responsible for fresh water supply for production and effluent water which meets the requirements.

You will work together with your team of 16 specialists, supervisor of the position being Production Process Head. You will cooperate at all levels of the organization; the external partners are Environmental Board, suppliers and subcontractors.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • coordinating maintenance and repair works with department mechanic,
  • submitting all reports on time,
  • organizing all water samples and air emission measurements,
  • organizing waste collection and transport (incl. hazardous waste),
  • overviewing company’s landfill,
  • monitoring mill chemical storage conditions,
  • managing ISO 9000, 14000 & 50000 certifications,
  • updating complex permit as per requirements,
  • answering all official inquiries on time.

Experience and skills set expected:

  • professional or higher technical education in chemistry or in environmental field,
  • relevant managerial experience minimum of 3 years,
  • good knowledge of environmental legislation,
  • good knowledge of water treatment processes,
  • excellent organizing and communication skills,
  • analytical thinking and decisiveness,
  • self-confidence, self-motivation and discipline,
  • ability to perform under pressure,
  • excellent Estonian and good 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
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