In Southwest Finland, the strong growth outlook for the maritime, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries radiates the economic boom to several lines of business, such as construction. That in turn creates jobs in the services sector.

There is now a serious need for professionals of different fields in Southwest Finland, and jobs are available also for those changing their profession.

The maritime industry in particular needs a large number of experts. At present, the maritime industry in Southwest Finland employs around 9,000 people, but the shipyard estimates that by 2023 they will need as many as 20,000 employees.

See for yourself where your know-how is needed!


Turku has – let’s recap once more – a particular need for experts of maritime, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. That’s a particular need. But there is also need for GPs, chief medical officers and specialist physicians, dentists, kindergarten teachers and building supervisors.


Rauma currently needs construction engineers, experts of machine technology, electricity and automation engineers, GPs, dentists, pharmacists, and social work instructors.


Salo has a need for kindergarten teachers, special education teachers, application designers, web and multimedia developers, radiographers, dental hygienists, physical therapists, sales representatives and payroll computation staff.


Uusikaupunki is really looking for as many as 1,000 new employees to manufacture cars.


Loimaa has a need for experts of machine technology, dentists, special education teachers, social work experts, accounting experts, and office staff for financial administration.


Pori and the Satakunta province have a need for experts in industry, construction, health care and social services, electricity and automation engineers, building engineers, machine engineers and other engineers.