Hamburg, DE

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Logistics Manager (m/f/d)

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 in Wärtsilä ANCS (Automation, Navigation and Control Systems) are now looking for a


Logistics Manager (m/f/d)


to join our Materials Management, and lead a team of professionals in the logistics team.

The position is permanent and the preferred location for the position is in Hamburg, Germany, but also Horsholm, Denmark and Schiedam, the Netherlands can be considered. 
For us to be the best match, we expect you to have strong SAP knowledge especially in logistics and warehousing but also experience of export control. 


As a Logistics Manager (m/f/d) your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Ownership of export control process and to ensure the export control & compliance with the imported countries rules and regulations.
  • Develop business relationships with external service providers to promote company’s outsourced services management on a highest level.
  • Maintain and monitor all customs licenses and certificates, ensuring they are kept up to date.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to determine requirements for proposals, ensuring services stay within budget and allotted timeframe.
  • Create and Implement Transport and Customs Brokerage processes and policies. 
  • Negotiate, Monitor, report and propose changes to increase on SLAs performance of each services provided.
  • Ensure company internal departments are aligned with company goals for ESP services.
  • Possess change management for processes affected by new external services.
  • Leadership of the transportation, logistics and warehousing team.
  • Communication with authorities (BAFA and Customs)


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

  • Team working and leadership skills.
  • Good SAP knowledge on respected areas
  • Good knowledge of export control, intrastat, commodity codes and origin rules
  • Development oriented mindset with proactive can-do attitude.
  • Supply Chain and or Sales knowledge is seen as advantage.
  • Fluent English (Basic of German seen as advantage)
  • Understanding the importance of keeping the promises to the customers.
  • B.Sc. in engineering or similar


Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 
We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 

Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 15.06.2023, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. Do not hesitate as the interviews will be starting immediately.
Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? 
Please reach out to Pertti Jalkanen, Senior Manager, Materials Managaement & Operational Development pertti.jalkanen@wartsila.com / +358 400 538 666 with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 


Please apply by 15.6.2023 at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 15/06/2023 


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 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com