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Porriño, ES

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Supply Chain Manager

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and has the world’s widest portfolio and service network. We are leading the industry’s transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem. We at Wärtsilä Marine Systems are focusing on the latest and most efficient solutions, products and lifecycle services to support the vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. 

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 with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We are now looking for a Supply Chain Manager, to join our Operations team in Shaft Line Solutions Spain. This is a permanent opportunity, and its location is Porriño (Pontevedra), Spain.


What will you be doing

In this position, your work will include Logistics and Warehouse management, optimizing materials and information flow from sourcing to production, including storage and the internal transportation. You will not be working on this alone, as you will have a dedicated warehouse and logistic team available.

For us to be the best match, we expect you to have understanding and experience from working with warehouses and logistics. As an ideal candidate, we also require SAP WM user experience, strong teamwork and fluent English language.


As Supply Chain Manager, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the supply management activities in SLS Spain
  • Ensure that the resources, processes, way of working and tools are developed and maintained according to strategies.
  • Proactively work to enable cross-site and cross-organisational cooperation specially with other SLS sites (China, UK, Japan).
  • Develop and maintain good stakeholder and/or supplier relationships.
  • Secure optimal supplier network and/or operations in defined area of responsibility.
  • Build a solid stock and warehouse management
  • Lead digital warehouse and supply relations management
  • Ensure the resources and process to control and optimise inventory
  • Internal logistic management, to ensure the efficiency of the supply, storage and supply of materials to production
  • Periodically report key process performance indicators
  • Implement and coordinate indirect purchase tools that ensure its effectiveness and control
  • Ensure all procedures/work processes comply with all Wärtsilä requirements


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

  • Strong safety mindset
  • SAP knowledge/user, specially WM and inventory transactions
  • Language: English level must be fluent, written and spoken
  • High experience in similar position
  • Medium drawing and technical specifications understanding
  • Advanced communication skills


In this role, some travel could be required to meet with our suppliers, partners or other Wartsila sites around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to journey when necessary, even though most of the meetings are held virtually.


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, through submitting your application through our career portal

Please apply by 31st January.2022 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.


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 Marine Systems offers high-quality products, solutions, and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, exhaust treatment applications, seals & bearings, shaftline repair services, underwater services, and marine electrical integrations. Our aim is to provide the latest and most efficient solutions in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. www.wartsila.com/marine

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com.