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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Sourcing

Ljungby, SE

ACTING SR Manager Global Supplier Development

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.

Purpose of the position


Lead, develop, and implement Strategy, KPIs, tools and processes within Supplier Development organisation to prevent and mitigate risk affecting the business area and to assure set KAMOS Sourcing KPIs are met. 


The positon is temporary for 6-12 months.



  • Lead and support Supplier Development organisation team members 
  • Lead the Supplier Development team to proactively work with Suppliers to mitigate Supplier quality, delivery and Sustainability issues within the Supply chain.  
  • Build a talented and skilful Supplier Development team at all MAUs.
  • Identify, Manage and Develop a healthy talent pipeline of Supplier Development Engineers, preparing the professionals to the next level in their career, without limiting or compromising succession plans
  • Manage approved budget 
  • Lead, develop , manage and maintain Supplier development processes & tools for Kalmar  in cross BA collaboration
  • Develop, implement and maintain procedures, processes and tools for collecting, analyse , monitor and improve suppliers Sustainability compliance and performance within Kalmar.

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Engineering , Quality  Or similar 



  • Min.7-10 years professional experience in management position (global/regional)
  • Experience of strategy development and target settings.
  • Product Development within Purchasing is required with Supply Chain experience background as a plus


  • Strong Production-, Manufacturing-, Quality system-, Project management skills.
  • Strong communication skills in English  
  • Proven ability to work effectively in matrix organization and ability to lead , manage and influence others
  • History in driving compliance and validation in all activities
  • Strong leader that exhibits presence and influence.

Working together with:


  • Sourcing management and teams,
  • Supplier Development management and teams,
  • R&D,
  • MAU Material planning and Logistics,
  • MAU Quality ,
  • Aftermarket and warranty management,
  • Cargotec Sustainability,
  • Compliance team,
  • XBA team members and External Suppliers.

Interested to join?


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


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 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com