With us you can create and innovate for a better world.

How do you see the future? The future of your career? Or what about the future of this planet? Ahlstrom is a global leader in sustainable specialty materials, aiming to protect people, products, and the planet. But to fulfill our purpose, we need the best people to work with us. Here at Ahlstrom, we have thousands of professionals working in various roles. Discover all the career opportunities we have to offer. You can find what you are looking for.

This is Ahlstrom

  • 13 countries

    Our 37 locations are based across the globe

  • 7 000 professionals

    Our people come from all walks of life

  • 6 000 customers

    We serve in over 100 countries

Our values

  • It is a mindset planted deep into the way of working here at Ahlstrom. It is transparency in what we do as a company and taking responsibility as individuals.

  • Giving the opportunity to grow for our employees is not only a matter of business, but we believe offering the possibility to develop oneself at work is a key to wellbeing and healthy work community.

  • Although working in diverse, individual teams we always maintain the sight of the common good for Ahlstrom as a company. We are here to ensure we have the circumstances for meaningful and fulfilling work for years to come.

  • We sincerely want the best for our people, customers, the environment, and the communities we're part of. We are always ready to listen, we critically evaluate our own processes and constantly develop them.



Our purpose is all about understanding the global problems and how to combat them

Ahlstrom wants to have real impact on the shift toward a sustainable and circular economy. Sustainability is a guiding principle for our innovations, and all new innovations should have a positive sustainability contribution. Through our technology and fiber-based solutions, we help our customers in their transition to better circularity, decarbonization, digitalization, electrification, and many more; as well as protect the planet and people against hazardous pathogens.

Our journey to become a better Ahlstrom for everyone

The key strength and primary driver of innovation for us springs from our diverse community. It provides a broad perspective for problem-solving and developing creative solutions for tremendous success. We have started a journey to ensure that our work environment is fair and inclusive for everyone, everywhere. You are us; we all should have equal opportunities to belong and reach our full potential. 

Is there a heart of a true leader beating inside of you?

Do you have a passion for growing into a successful team leader? If yes, we definitely have something that helps you light the spark! Find out more about our leadership development programs and make a difference for yourself.

How to apply

Wherever you’re from, we want you to succeed at Ahlstrom. That's why at Ahlstrom, we want to make it worth your time. Get more insights into our recruitment process and find some helpful tips and tricks how to join the team.


Employees are highly valued and well respected at all levels, from industry workers to manager levels. I have witnessed really good teamwork in my own business unit as well as across the company globally.


Amy Yang, Business Development Manager, Shanghai, China

Wellbeing and benefits at work

  • Reward and recognition

    Good performances do not go unnoticed. We offer our employees short term incentives – always tailored to the role and position you are working in.

  • Global opportunities

    Do you wish to see the world and gain international experience? We help you to get there through our global training programs and internal mobility opportunities.

  • Wellbeing and work-life balance

    It can’t be all about work, can it? We want to ensure our employees feel well by offering several health and well-being benefits, flexibility and ways to find the right balance between work and life.

  • Professional development

    We love to see our people grow and flourish in what they do! That is why we offer diverse development programs and career opportunities within Ahlstrom for you to move forward.