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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Information Management

Helsinki, FI

Solution Owner, IBP Solutions

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Making your next move count


Kalmar Mobile Solutions is looking for a Solution Owner, IBP Solutions to manage the information systems on own area of application so that they function reliably, meet the organization's business needs and use the organization's IT resources effectively. 


In this role, you will manage supply chain planning solution with specific focus on IBP (Integrated Business Planning).


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Supply Chain Planning System design and configuration ownership and securing that the configuration is supporting business requirements in IBP area, including both Demand & Supply Planning
  • Identifying new opportunities for development based on business and process requirements, translating business requirements into implementable system specifications, implementing, testing and documenting new system functionalities
  •  Owning integration design and solution documentation
  •  Managing reporting and analytics requirements in own solutions. Assisting users in the creation of reports, dashboards, scorecards and other data visualizations
  •  Undertaking various system administration tasks, such as user role and access management, setting up workflows, alerts and notifications, process automation, fine-tuning of the planning parameters and other configuration items as per Supply Chain Planning System capabilities and in cooperation with the technology and service vendors
  •  Project management of assigned development projects in the supply chain technology landscape
  • Coordinate super user and key user communities in the solution area. Training super users and assisting in the creation of the training material
  •  Cooperate with Cargotec IM Services to secure trouble free operations of the applications and integrations and quality IT support services.


What you’ll need to succeed:




  •  Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Economics or relevant experience.




  • Min 5 years of relevant work experience.




  • Experience with implementation and development of modern Supply Chain Planning Softwares, e. g. o9, Blue Yonder, RapidResponse, in the areas of Demand Planning and Supply Planning. Basic knowledge in statistical forecasting is required; experience in ML/AI driven forecasting is considered an asset
  • Competence in Order Promising, Material Requirements Planning, Production Planning, Supplier Collaboration is an advantage
  • Good understanding of the end-to-end supply chain planning processes in MTO & ETO discrete manufacturing industries (IBP/S&OP cycle, operational planning)
  • Proven communication skills in a multi-vendor and international environment
  • Project management skills is a benefit
  • Process improvement skills, experience of lean manufacturing or similar methodologies is a benefit
  • Fluent in English.

You will be part of:


Kalmar IM, Cargotec IM, Kalmar business functions, External service providers.

Interested to join?


Kalmar Mobile Solutions has made significant efforts into developing its supply chain processes to a world-class level and the digitalization has and will continue to play a key role on this journey.
We are offering a great opportunity to join an established team of supply chain IM experts and to work with state-of-the-art technologies that will enable Kalmar’s supply chain to be industry-leading. Our team is proud of the work we do, we can count on each other’s support and we do enjoy challenges. Come grow with us.


Other information

In order to succeed, you need to have independent and proactive ways of working and to be comfortable with hands-on technical work. Ability at building internal and external networks and managing multiple stakeholders in an international environment is key. Curiosity and eagerness to enhance and broaden one's own area of expertise. You are fluent in spoken and written English.

 Recruiting manager Victoria Kölhi (+358440166500) is available for any questions on the following time slots: 20th Jan: 11-13 EET, 24-27th Jan 9-11 EET.

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application by 29.01.2022.



Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com