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Vaasa, FI Mumbai, IN

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Other

Transport Manager

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world, including 80 energy storage systems?

In this era of innovation and fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?


Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is now looking for Transport Manager to manage lead and assess project transports as a part of the Supply Chain Management Team. This is temporary position for 14 months.



The preferred location for the position is in Finland, Vaasa or India, Mumbai.
What will you be doing:
As a Transport Manager, your main responsibilities include:

  • Managing and leading project transports to customer according to contracts and other requirements
  • Creation and follow-up of transportation plan for customer delivery projects
  • Selecting transport method and executing logistics service provider selection
  • Sourcing logistics service providers and negotiating transport agreements
  • Managing logistics programs to optimize transport costs as applicable
  • Cooperating with relevant internal and/or external stakeholders
  • Supporting project teams with project planning and scheduling  
  • Developing and facilitating development of delivery plans and method statements for heavy hauls 
  • Supporting project site teams with transportation and logistics matters 
  • Booking ocean freights and coordinating transport related claims 
  • Support sales in transport estimates, road surveys and logistics related matters.


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

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. in technical or commercial area 
  • Minimum 5+ years of working experience in project logistics including breakbulk.
  • Experience in analysing and evaluating key elements in global transports.
  • Ability to conduct large international negotiations participated by several interest groups 
  • Experience in large and complex logistics/transportation contracts
  • Detailed knowledge on Incoterms 2020, Logistics regulations on Dangerous Goods 
  • Cold chain logistics knowledge seen as advantage 
  • Systematic and organised way of working, good communication and coordination skills 
  • Excellent command of English, other languages seen as an advantage.
  • Willingness to travel  


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 that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. 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:
Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 01/08/2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal. 
Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified?

Please reach out to Pedro Marin, General Manager, Project Procurement & Logistics through pedro.marin@wartsila.com or Rasmus Snåre, Supply Chain Manager, Middle East and Asia through rasmus.snare@wartsila.comwith 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 01/08/2021 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: 01/08/2021

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.


All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.


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