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Drunen, NL

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Transport Coordinator

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Do you feel excited by working in a worldwide project related organisation within the Maritime environment? Do you enjoy being as a problem solver? Are you able to take the lead in logistics activities when project team requires you to handle material shipments for their projects? Then this might be the position for you.

As a Transport Coordinator you will be part of our Project Service / Delivery project teams which takes care of all modification, maintenance or repair projects to ship propulsion systems. The projects can vary in value between €20,000 to €20 million and are carried out all over the world. We execute a wide diversity of projects concerning the engineering, assembly, supply and installation and commissioning of systems on board of the vessels of our customers.

In this position you will be responsible for planning, organizing and arranging the (international) road, air and sea shipments of a wide range of products, coming from different production facilities and suppliers, for Wartsila. After collection of the goods, you are responsible delivering the materials towards customers. Besides arranging the shipments, you will be supporting project teams in compliance related activities (customs and AEO).

The location for this position is our office in Drunen (The Netherlands) and is offered in temporary basis for 12 months.

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Advising the Project Managers and Workshop team leaders about all aspects of goods transportation
  • Negotiation of the shipment agreements for the projects
  • Planning, arranging and monitoring of shipments
  • Support in documentation creation for the shipments
  • Compliance related activities (Customs & AEO)
  • Support sales with freight related matters
  • Maintain transport processes within Wärtsilä Netherlands
  • Negotiation of the shipment agreements for the projects


What do we expect from you?

  • You hold a MBO degree or higher in, Logistics, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management.
  • Knowledge of Incoterms 2020
  • Experience within, supply chain management and logistics as well as knowledge in SAP (MM, PS, SD modules).
  • Experience in customs activities can be seen as benefit
  • You are a pro-active, team player with excellent communication skills, organizing, problem solving and able to come with out of the box solutions.
  • Good skills in MS Office tools (Outlook, Excel, Word) and Planning. .
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages both orally and in writing.


What we offer you


We highly care for employability of all our employees and employees are encouraged to take the opportunity to further develop their talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent terms of employment and promote a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust.


Contact & next steps 


If you feel excited by being part of a dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application together with a Curriculum Vitae before the deadline 9.2.2023 through our Careers portal. After submitting your application you’ll receive a confirmation email. We try our best to get back to everyone within 2-3 weeks after application deadline.  

Contact person to give more information:

Jussi Pikkumäki General Manager Project Support Group 


Last application date: 09/02/2023 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


This is Wärtsilä 

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