Hamburg, DE

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Manager Global Logistics and Transportations

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?


As ANCS (Automation, Navigation & Control Systems), we transform how vessels perform to create the safest and most efficient journey for our customers – always with the vision in mind to navigate towards a more sustainable maritime industry. With our rich history of pioneering maritime technologies we have defined industry benchmarks.

To be better tomorrow, we need the right talents today to complement our strong team of 650 employees in over 10 countries across the globe with the right skills, experience and a winning attitude.


We in Wärtsilä ANCS are now looking for a


Manager Global Logistics and Transportations (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.


For us to be the best match, we expect you to have an ability to work in a distributed and multicultural team with strong SAP knowledge but also experience of export- and import control as well as experience working with transportation agencies. 


As a Manager Global Logistics and Transportations  your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Ownership of export- and import 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? 


We have an amazing team and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.

Contact & next steps

We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout.

For further questions 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). 


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!


Last application date: 15/01/2024 


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