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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Service

Ottawa, KS, US

Parts Item Management Specialist

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 Parts Item Management Engineer is responsible to maintain global Kalmar parts lifecycle information in SAP.

Main tasks and responsibilities

•    Maintain Parts item data according to agreed policies
•    Provide added value for item data content and verify data quality and completeness 
•    Eliminate Parts Duplication and Redundancy
•    Support and develop related systems performance in item management process
•    Provide Parts & Logistics item data quality analysis for business stakeholders
•    Support Item Management process and Parts item policy development
•    Cooperate with product lines, purchasing/suppliers and sales/customers to get part input and feedback
•    Other duties assigned

What you’ll need to succeed

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent work experience is required 
•    Technical background
•    Experience with PDM and ERP systems (SAP preferred)
•    Process understanding of SAP/Servigistics
•    Knowledge of Kalmar parts and product offering is preferred
•    Knowledge of Kalmar customer and vendor base is preferred

•    Strong IT skills
•    Problem solving skills
•    Fast acquisition of information
•    Ability to work under pressure to keep agreed deadlines
•    Good verbal and written communication skills
•    Working in international environment
•    English Language 

Key success factors:
•    Item data supports Parts product offering and meets market requirements
•    Identify and harmonize item data to get savings
•    Keep up and update own competence on technology
•    Cooperation with different sales and purchasing stakeholders

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. With us, you will have the opportunity to realize your potential and become an important member of our global team.

Interested to join?

Please submit your resume/CV today to be considered!

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 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.