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Hamburg, DE

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Logistic Specialist

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?


We are always on the lookout for a talent with a growth mindset – are you the one? 
We are looking for a


Logistics Specialist (m/f/d)


with a main responsibility in warehouse inbound/outbound, customs and transport organization. The preferred location for this position is in Hamburg, Germany.
Your role and responsibilities 


As a Logistics Specialist your work will include all logistics related task. The tasks can also be adjusted based on your individual skills and interests. You’ll be working as a part of Voyage Logistics team in Hamburg with diverse expertise.  


Requirements for the position 

As Logistics Specialist you will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Ensure smooth export/import operations by communication with customs agents transport companies and logistical service providers and ensure legal compliance
  • Provide shipment requirement completion:

               - Prepare the main documentary set of shipments (invoices, packing lists, export declarations), 

               - Cooperate with Project Manager, Warehouse manager/team leader, export compliance specialist with regard to shipment requirement completion

                 (packing requirements, delivery modes and opportunities, documents needed etc.) 

  • Claim settling with transport companies
  • Working closely with production planning
  • Assisting with SAP bookings for goods receipt and post goods issue
  • Monitoring deliveries and ensure deliveries are in time 
  • Ensure premises, assets and communication ways are used effectively 
  • Adhering to company health and safety rules and necessary legislation.
  • Actively working on your own development and professional skills.
  • Ad hoc duties as reasonably required.
  • Report, communicate and escalate timely on changes/suggestions/problems 
  • The responsibilities listed are illustrative and not exhaustive, and management may designate further reasonable tasks where needed.


As an ideal candidate you might also have… 


  • +3 years of qualified knowledge in shipping, customs and/or logistics
  • good Microsoft Office skills (especially MS Teams, Word, Excel, Powerpoint) 
  • Experience of logistics order processing in SAP is a must 
  • Sense of initiative, business mindset, result-oriented, ability to work under pressure, Stress-resistant
  • Good organisational skills plus a hands-on mentality. 

Why you and us?  
You are valuated – as your true self. At Wärtsilä YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed in supporting inclusive work community.  


Your growth is supported. We believe in continuous learning & teamwork. Wärtsilian community has your back when it comes to development opportunities – so you can develop beyond your potential. 


You get to make a difference. Innovation and sustainability are important for us. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.  
Contact & next steps 

Submit your application before the deadline through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. 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.  


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified?


Please reach out to Marco Peters, Logistics and External Service Development Lead by email with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).  


Last application date: 30/01/2023 


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. 


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