Name: Viertola Arvo Johannes
Company: AVcando Oy
Kortepellontie 66 40900 Jyväskylä, Finland
Education: Mechanical engineer
Year of birth: 1961


Mechanical engineer from Kokkola Technical College 1984. Steel structures design and mechanical development work, project management and production startup in Finland and abroad. Lot of experience at work with employees and training as well as production flow improvements and project
management. Contribute in several challenging product development projects all the way to production and verifying steps before final assembly and acceptance.


2018- Independed entrepreneur at AVcando Oy Project management consulting
2016-2018 BioGTS Oy Project Manager
2011-2016 Elomatic Paper & Mechanical Oy Leading Consultant, Production Development, Project management
2006-2011 Sammutin Oy, Production Manager Operative leader of the fire engine factory.
2001-2006 Moventas Oy, Development Manager Workshop development and layout planning. Test facility design and set up.
1999-2001 Metso Paper Oy, Project Manager New factory planning, equipment purchasing and supervising in China (Wuxi).
1996-1999 Metso Paper Oy, Development Manager Service workshop expansion planning and international training of the fitters.
1994-1996 Valmet Paper Machinery Oy, Product Manager Roll covering technology transfer and start up of the production in Canada (Montreal)
1989-1994 Valmet Paper Machinery Oy, Development Engineer Catia 2D-CAD start up planning and training. Roll covering development work.
1988-1989 Neste Engineering Oy, Design Engineer Steel structure and piping planning in oil refinery.
1985-1988 Aaro Kohonen Oy, Design Engineer Steel structure planning with 3D.



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  • Material audit accredited reviewer 2014
  • Lean management 2011
  • Managing Director course 2009-2010
  • Adult education basic studies 1999-2000
  • Taguchi- process development course 1997


English (Good verbal and writing skill)


2018 BioGTS Oy / Biogas plant investment planning.
2016 Elomatic Oy / Propulsion system testing facility planning.
2015 Elomatic Oy / Shipyard investment planning.
2014 Elomatic Oy / Fiskars Buster boat factory development project, layout planning, material flow, storage & in-house logistic.
2013 Elomatic Oy / Agco Power existing engine factory development design, layout & material flow, storage planning and in-house logistic.
2012-2014 Elomatic Oy / classified ship hydraulic steering development project, concept design, specifications, main equipment budget planning.
2012-2013 Elomatic Oy / classified test facility development project, concept design, layout & visualization, main equipment budget planning, procurement work, manufacturing and assembly supervision, commissioning and start up.
2011 Elomatic Oy / classified manufacturing development project, concept design, ideal layout & visualization of assembly line and main equipment budget planning.
2011 Elomatic Oy / Agco Sisu Power new engine factory concept design, layout & material flow, visualization of assembly line and main equipment budget planning.
2006-2011 Sammutin Oy / Decontamination vehicle project to Finnish Army, Research and development, prototype manufacturing, testing and acceptance, serial production startup and delivery with after sales support.
2006-2011 Sammutin Oy / Composite tanker project,
Subcontracting R & D, pilot tank mfg, testing and acceptance and suppliers.
2001-2006 Moventas Oy / 3MW wind turbine gearbox testing facility planning and start up. LEAN-mfg planning and implementation.
2001-2006 Moventas Oy / Service workshop set up in USA (Portland). Layout planning, purchasing of the equipment’s, set up and gear testing.
1999-2001 Metso Paper Oy / Service workshop set up in China (Wuxi). Layout planning, purchasing of the equipment’s, set up and testing.
1996-1999 Metso Paper Oy / International training of the fitters for roll service workshops. Recruiting, training material and training, hands on training and co-operation with global workshop network.
1994-1996 Valmet Paper Machinery Oy / Roll covering technology transfer and startup of the production in Canada (Montreal). Recruiting, training, purchasing of the equipment’s, set up and testing, acceptance and serial production startup with after sales support.
1989-1994 Valmet Paper Machinery Oy / Catia CAD system commissioning and training project, details planning and setting up of standard work.