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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Sourcing

Sao Paulo, BR

Indirect Procurement Analyst

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

Kalmar Brazil is looking for an Indirect Procurement Analyst.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing improvement projects for costs, quality, and business performance in Latin American countries and controlling regional contracts with suppliers in compliance with Internal Policies and Procedures, implementing best market practices, and maintaining visible and updated controls to monitor compliance with performance indicators.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Plan and implement initiatives for continuous improvement, increased productivity, optimization of resources and business performance in Latin America;

  • Work with stakeholders to perform data analytics that results in data-driven business decisions;

  • Identify the source of problems related to the data-based supply chain and propose solutions;

  • Conduct projects aimed at analyzing processes and simplifying them, with continuous improvement, increased productivity and optimization of resources;

  • Develop and carry out executive reports (KPIs) and dashboards;

  • Propose improvements in the area's data governance;

  • Carry out contracting services, according to the specifications requested by the internal customer based on procedures and execution of all stages of analysis, obtaining proposals, negotiation and contracting;

  • Ensure compliance by the supplier of all established conditions and requirements: price collection, analysis of commercial proposals, documentation, price compositions, negotiation, report issuance, preparation of contracts, and amendments;

  • Use the tools (ERP) and Google to carry out the activities relevant to the function;

  • Analyze costs and manage categories;

  • Know and contribute to compliance with all Cargotec's health, safety and environment policies;

  • Contribute to the elaboration of the company's internal Policies and Procedures, as well as train key users and act in accordance with such regulations;

  • Perform other tasks compatible with the requirements for exercising the function whenever necessary in order to optimize the results of the area;

  • Ensuring business compliance with company policies;

  • Ensure consistent behavior in accordance with the Code of Conduct and Ethics;

  • Register suppliers in the computerized system to keep the portfolio of active suppliers updated;

  • Guarantee the necessary inputs requested by internal customers through price research in the national and international market, aiming at the best cost, quality and service time within the established service deadlines;

  • Carry out activities related to cost control and release of payments related to company purchases and contracts under its management, in compliance with the company's financial guidelines;  

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, be solution-oriented with capability to perform under pressure.

Ideally you have:

  • Degree in administration, economics, accounting sciences, production engineering or related areas;

  • Desirable postgraduate in Project Management;

  • 4+ years of experience in Contract Management with Quality Methodology (Lean/VPS);

  • Proficient in Google Platform, Excel and Power BI;

  • Desirable experience with ERP Totvs RM and SAP;

  • English and Spanish language skills 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.

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

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please 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.