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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Information Management

Helsinki, FI

Solution Owner, Logistics 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 Solution Division is looking to hire an experienced Solution Owner, Logistics Solutions. In this role, you will take responsibility for logistics and supply chain related solution management with specific focus on Transportation Management Systems and related carrier connectivity solutions, as well as technical ownership for these solutions.

The role is based in our Helsinki HQ and will be reporting to the Senior IM manager, Supply Chain Solutions.

You can also expect to work in cooperation with Kalmar IM, Cargotec IM, Kalmar business functions, as well as with external service providers.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

●    Transportation Management System (TMS) design and configuration ownership and securing that the configuration is supporting business requirements
●    Identifying new opportunities for TMS development based on business and process requirements, translating business requirements into implementable system specifications, implementing, testing and documenting new system functionalities 
●    Having key role in driving the integration of 3rd party logistics service providers, Kalmar’s material suppliers and other external transportation services with the TMS solution 
●    Owning TMS integration design and solution documentation 
●    Managing reporting and analytics requirements in own solutions. Assisting users in the creation of operational reports and transportation supporting documents as per TMS system capabilities 
●    Undertaking various system administration tasks, such as user role and access management, setting up search queries, alerts and notifications, process automation  and other configuration items as per TMS system capabilities and in cooperation with TMS 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:

In order to succeed in this role, you need to have an independent and pro-active way of working and to be comfortable with hands-on technical work. You should be a natural at building internal and external networks and to manage multiple stakeholders in an international environment. We also hope to see curiosity and eagerness to enhance and broaden your own area of expertise. 

Ideally you have:

●    Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Economics or relevant experience 
●    Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience  
●    Good knowledge of Transportation Management technologies (eg Oracle Transportation Management Cloud, SAP TM). Experience with Supply Chain Planning Systems is considered an asset
●    Understanding of global trade management and logistics processes (purchasing, freight management, tendering, carriers management, auditing). Knowledge of financial documents flow and warehouse management processes is a benefit
●    Competence in setting up and managing collaboration platforms with external logistics providers   
●    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
●    Fluency in English.

You will be part of:

We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together.

We are offering a great opportunity to join a growing team of IM experts and to work with state-of-the-art technologies that enable taking Kalmar’s supply chain to the next level. 

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 23.08.2020.

If you have any additional questions please contact Victoria Kölhi, Senior IM Manager, Supply Chain Solutions at victoria.kolhi@kalmarglobal.com 


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 sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com