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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Service

Tampere, FI

Master Data 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


The global Master Data Management team in Kalmar Mobile Solutions Services is looking for new talent for a Master Data Engineer. You will be responsible for securing Item and Installed Base data quality in Kalmar Services, by identifying areas of development both internally as well as according to stakeholder needs, driving those forwards and importantly taking hands-on corrective actions yourself.


As a Master Data Engineer, in collaboration with your manager and team,  you will drive and contribute in the development and maintenance of master data related systems and processes based on business requirements. By doing this you are making sure necessary and valuable data is there to best support Kalmar’s service business operations worldwide.

The position is full time and your optimal location would be Tampere/Helsinki, Finland. However, we will consider every major Kalmar location globally.

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Identify and drive internal master data related development needs
  • Identify and analyse business requirements and, depending on the requirement, translate those to technical specifications, solutions or processes within master data management scope
  • Cooperate with internal stakeholders to understand what data is important and provides the most value for the Kalmar Service business
  • Together with your colleagues turn business requirements into technical specifications and solutions
  • Be a valuable team member defining and specifying key objectives and roadmaps in the Services Master Data Management area
  • While driving new developments and enrichments ensure that all Kalmar or Cargotec wide agreed master data policies are followed and taken into account
  • While driving different development projects, take care of hands-on master data tasks, support cases and objectives.

What you’ll need to succeed



  • Bachelors or Masters Degree from relevant field (e.g. mechanical engineering, computer science/information technology/knowledge management)
  • Or equivalent work experience.


  • 3+ years of relevant experience (e.g. industrial spare parts & service business)
  • Project management and process development experience
  • Experience of ERP system(s) is a clear advantage (preferably SAP)
  • Experience of master data related tasks is seen as a benefit
  • Experience of RPA or software automation is a bonus.


  • Self-driven and independent
  • Business oriented thinking
  • Interest and understanding of Master and Reference Data Management
  • Understanding of heavy machinery industry and service business
  • Basic understanding of agile development methodologies
  • Strong overall IT skills and ability to interpret new systems
  • Ready to work hands-on and support colleagues with daily tasks.

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 realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.

Interested to join?


For further information please contact Tomi Puusa, Manager, Master Data Management at or +358 40 5296995 (between 10:00-16:00) 

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application, CV and salary request on our career page by 15.01.2023.

Please note that the interview process may begin before the closing date of the job posting.

Please also note that the recruitment process for this position is coordinated by our HR team part of Cargotec Business Services based in Bulgaria.



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.