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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Information Management

Helsinki, FI

Solution Architect, Production

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.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday


Cargotec corporate IM functions, Business Technology Development, is strengthening technology and process competence in the production solution area and looking for an experienced professional to join our Solution Architecture team. In this role, you would be working with production capabilities and responsible for the development execution according to our commonly defined principles. We expect you to have strong technology competence in ERP production processes, hands-on experience from implementation project work and development in the global environment. In this position you are contributing to the future of the Cargotec factory landscape.

Work is very independent but team intensive at the same time as you are communicating with our service providers as well as business stakeholders to get common understanding about requirements and a solution to be provided. As a part of the role you are also responsible for future solution roadmap and to develop the solution landscape to support business in its strategic targets. You succeed in this role with a combination of solid ERP process understanding and interest in corresponding technologies.

Location would be Helsinki, Tampere or Kaarina.  

We offer opportunities

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it.

Please find below some benefits and opportunities we can offer:


  • International and dynamic working environment
  • Competent & nice colleagues
  • Strong Cargotec brand
  • Environmentally sustainable and innovative products
  • Position as a driver of strategy execution
  • Active role as a digitalization trailblazer
  • Possibility to grow as a multiskilled IM professional.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Drive the strategic solution architecture in production planning area and support factory processes 
  • Mapping architecture-level solutions for both business decision-makers and the implementing experts in an understandable way.
  • Knowledge on the related IM applications SAP ECC. Other ERP`s or supply chain planning technologies are counted as advantage
  • Participating in Cargotec factory platform upgrade project in the core team with the main task to validate high quality new solution design.  
  • Coordinating with agile software development practice.
  • Support and drive development initiatives and work closely with our stakeholders in Solution Development, Enterprise Architecture and Strategic Business Units.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to develop Cargotec’s solution landscape to support business in its strategic targets.
  • Ensure solution development according to agreed roadmap, architectural guidelines and business priorities as well as quality and on-time-delivery of deliverables.

Ideally you have:


  • Strong functional understanding of production planning and manufacturing business processes
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in suitable academic area
  • 3+ years of practical knowledge of ERP production processes  (SAP)
  • SAP knowledge in logistics area (PP, MM and WM)
  • Experience from Infor LN is seen as an advantage
  • We hope to see the following in your toolkit: Some experience on core business processes, such as Sales, Procurement, Warehousing, Inter-company, and CRM
  • Hands-on expertise of project and solution development work in production and manufacturing field
  • Experience from agile development process is an advantage 
  • Ability to transfer business requirements into systems solutions 
  • Ability to design solutions based on enterprise level architectural guidelines 
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Fluent in English - both written and verbal
  • Ability to travel.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application, CV and salary demand latest by 22.10 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
For further information please contact Toni Uskola, Solution Architect Platforms & AfterSales +358 40 7765197 on Wednesdays after 13.00 (EET) or by email toni.uskola@cargotec.com 


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