Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Sourcing

Shanghai, CN

Material Planner

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.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Collecting and interpreting analytical and performance data to improve material planning KPIs. Provide analysis on safety stock levels, minimum order quantities, material lead times on a regular basis to identify continuous improvement opportunities including but not limited to inventory management.
  2. Prepare material planning KPI reports and updates on suppliers’ delivery performance. Direct contact with suppliers and other relative internal functions to drive supply chain improvements
  3. Execute daily material planning activities according to monthly IBP. 
  4. Be responsible to have the Right Part at the Right Place at the Right Time.
  5. Other tasks assigned by Material planning supervisor.

What you’ll need to succeed:

Experience/ Education

  1. More than 5 years production/material planning working experience preferably within an automotive or manufacturing environment;
  2. Experience of working closely with suppliers



  1. Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities
  2. Strong sense of work responsibility and proactive work attitude to the team
  3. Good communication skills
  4. Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations
  5. Hands on experience of an ERP system
  6. Fluent oral & written English.
  7. Familiar with Google suites would be beneficial

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?

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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.