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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Information Management

Helsinki, FI

Global Supplier Master Data Architect

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Purpose of the position


Cargotec IM is strengthening its technology and process competence in the Supplier master data solution area and is looking for an experienced solution professional to join our Solution Architecture team. In this role, you would be responsible for defining and developing supplier master data related solutions to support our strategic goals in this area.  We expect you to have strong functional competence and also hands-on experience from project work and process development in a global environment.  In this position there is a strong emphasis on a proactive approach in leading strategic initiatives forward together with the other domain and business stakeholders.

As a part of the role you are also responsible for the future domain roadmap and developing the solution landscape to support business in its strategic targets.  To succeed in this role you would need to have a visionary mindset combined with process understanding and technical skills. We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work, develop  yourself professionally and make an impact in our global organisation.  You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open culture. 


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Ownership of solution architecture in the supplier master data area
  • Creation and management of the global concept and data standard for the supplier domain together with corporate and  business counterparts. 
  • Ensuring the solutions support the defined global level policies and processes
  • Understanding the  importance and continuous improvement of good quality master data for business and operations
  • Support and drive development initiatives from corporate and business together with Enterprise Architecture and solution expert teams 
  • Hosting and driving the supplier master data domain collaboration network and managing data dependencies to other master data domains.
  • Owns the Supplier Master Data action roadmap created based on business priorities and is responsible of creating a consolidated action plan involving the various business unit stakeholders. 
  • Implements the agreed action roadmap items on time and in good quality and according to the architectural guidelines by working closely with the global Supplier MD community. 
  • Participate in developing the Solution Architecture competence, processes and ways of working in Cargotec
  • Participate in development projects and new digital business projects in design,  implementation and testing phases
  • As part of the overall domain roadmap own the definition of and execution against key KPIs in the SMD domain and together with the team drive required improvement activities to achieve defined goals.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in suitable academic area
  • 5+ years of  hands-on experience of solution development  
  • Strong understanding of  supplier master data solutions and best practises
  • Knowhow to translate process and  functional requirements into technical specifications
  • Ability to combine 'big picture' thinking with detailed analysis
  • Excellent communication skills  and fluent in English - both written and verbal
  • A can-do attitude with a positive and collaborative approach to working with colleagues
  • Strong analytical skills and a data driven mindset.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application by April 30.



If you have any further questions you can contact Mari Salminen, Architect common solutions (+358 50 4867005).


Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed United Nations Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company’s sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com