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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Service

Melbourne, VIC, AU

Service Manager (Southern)

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

The Area Manager will perform business development activities in the area / region of control. The Area Manager will work closely with clients in the market to determine and create a forecast of future works, work value, duration, and required resources.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Efficiently and effectively, manage resources to deliver positive outcomes for our clients.
  • Develop and maintain a forecast of work for your area of control
  • Engage with existing and potential clients to performed business development activities
  • Provide quotations for work meeting and or exceeding target gross margin.
  • When time permits conduct maintenance & servicing of plant and equipment.
  • Risk & hazard assessment as associated with allocated tasks.
  • Liaise with & assist any specialist contract negotiations as appropriate.
  • Manage client relationship ensuring work delivery exceeds expectations.
  • Allocate resources to work maximising billable utilisation
  • Any ad-hoc duties as assigned by superior

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Comply with the requirements of Inver Port Services, Kalmar Australia, and Cargotec Policies and Procedures
  • Comply with Code of Conduct requirements
  • Report for work in a fit state and not under the influence of Alcohol or Drugs
  • Perform all duties with honesty and integrity


Education and Training


  • Trade Qualifications
  • Project Management experience
  • Current Driver’s licence
  • Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC)


  • Bachelor degree in an engineering or business discipline
  • Container Terminal Asset Maintenance Experience

Work Experience / Skills:

  • Business management
  • Personnel management


  • Calm and collected
  • Professional
  • Ability to deal with conflict
  • Have a sound knowledge of WH&S policies.

You will be part of

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.

Interested to join?

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

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.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.