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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Sourcing

Ottawa, KS, US

Supply Chain Engineer

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 Solutions, LLC is seeking a Supply Chain Engineer. This position will analyze, improve, and oversee the organization’s supply chain systems and processes, and design and implement programs to improve the efficiency of those processes. Evaluate existing infrastructure for supply chain and logistics operations, identifying opportunities for improvements, and collaborate in designing systems that streamline or automate procedures. The goal is to increase productivity, eliminate waste, and cut expenses. Use a variety of software programs and tools, along with statistical calculations and data analysis to determine the most efficient routines and strategies.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Evaluating existing supply chain processes to identify areas that need optimization
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive supply chain strategy
  • Collaborating on supply chain procedures, including inventory management, warehousing, automation, systems integration and distribution
  • Collecting and interpreting analytical and performance data to improve supply chain KPIs
  • Recommending and implementing supply chain improvements, as well as documenting processes
  • Customizing and deploying efficient supply chain management software
  • Training teams on new processess/systems
  • Direct contact with suppliers and supply chain functions to drive supply chain improvements
  • Ensuring compliance with industry standards and safety regulations

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, logistics, business or a related field
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience
  • Advanced proficiency in industry-related supply chain management softaware
  • In-depth knowledge of supply chain analytics and KPI measurement
  • Extensive experience in supply chain analysis and optimization
  • Exceptional analytical, strategic thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Superb collaboration and communication abilities

You will be part of

We offer a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment with competitive compensation and fantastic best-in-class benefits packages, including 401(k), medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans with paid vacation and ten paid holidays.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career, are motivated and have a strong work ethic, and are interested in working in a world-class, global environment with state-of-the-art projects and technology then we invite you to apply for our role.

Interested to join?

Please submit your resume/CV today!


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 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.