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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Logistics
Location: 

Panama Pacifico, PA

Logistics Specialist

Purpose of the position

Kalmar in Panama is looking for a Logistics Specialist to support our service operation in Latin America. The suitable candidate will be responsible to provide technical and daily activities and understand the demand to develop material management activities, such as logistics or warehousing.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develop, carry out and maintain logistics systems and activities to meet business needs based on lean thinking and continuous improvement: review contractual commitments, customer specifications, or related information to determine logistics or support requirements.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness and current performance of the logistical processes and propose improvements.

  • Understand the business requirements for material management activities, identify the risks, develop logistic metrics, internal analysis tools, or key performance indicators for the business units and implement the processes to achieve the objectives. 

  • Analyze and interpret logistics data involving customer service, forecasting, purchasing activities, operations, inventory, and transportation or warehousing. Prepare or validate documents on logistics or management information systems.

  • Provide coaching, direct the work and training within own responsibility area. Liaise with key internal and external stakeholders.

What you’ll need to succeed:

The ideal candidate would have capabilities for cross functional work. They would also have good communication and social skills, and the ability to focus locally in a global environment.

Ideally you have:

- Suitable educational background (Bachelor/academic level) ;

Work experience in service department;

Customer oriented; self-motivated with a results-driven approach; strong communication skills – including both verbal and written; able to fulfil multiple assignments with high level;

- System knowledge: SAP, Google platform;

- English and Spanish language, verbally and in writing; Portuguese language will be a plus.

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.

Interested to join?

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