Kalmar Solutions Project Manager, Digital Tools and Applications in Tampere, Finland

Project Manager, Digital Tools and Applications

We are looking for a

Project Manager, Digital Tools and Applications

to plan, execute and manage strategic development projects within Kalmar Services in the area of digital tools and applications. The tools and applications include digital tools utilised by end customers such as Kalmar MyParts e-commerce and internal tools and applications used by the frontline units and Kalmar Services central organisation.

In this position you work with the Kalmar Services, product lines and management, 3rd party parts book documentation providers, Cargotec CSC, 3rd party product and solution providers and external vendors and IT solution providers.

Key accountabilities

  • Project Manager, Digital Tools and Applications plans, executes and manages Kalmar Services development projects and supports the rollout of the developed tools and applications.

  • Gathering business requirements and prioritisation of development needs together with the management

  • Definition of projects’ scope and objectives, project and resource planning, establishment of project steering and management practices, ensuring professional project execution in schedule and in budget, project reporting and documentation.

  • Stakeholder communications and management

  • Preparing materials for requesting quotations from vendors and executing quotation processes, vendor management

  • Producing and maintaining application documentation

  • Acting as Kalmar MyParts e-commerce solution development lead

  • Maintaining and developing the global e-commerce platform

  • Cooperating with Kalmar Services business functions to maintain and improve data content quality

  • Cooperating with Cargotec CSC and Kalmar Information management to maintain and improve e-commerce systems performance

  • Key-user support and training

  • Roadmap development


  • Commercial or Technical background

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in business administration/mechanical engineering/industrial management/computer science/information technology or equivalent work experience


  • IT tools, systems and/or processes development experience

  • Project work and management experience

  • Experience in working within industrial heavy machinery business and/or service companies

  • General IT tools, including MS-Office (at least Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Visio, Project) and Google tools

  • Experience and knowledge of spare part and maintenance processes

  • E-commerce systems


  • People management skills with ability to motivate individuals

  • General IT skills, including e-commerce, documents publication tools, ERP, PDM, IoT platforms and data analysis programs

  • Capability to develop ideas into actions and projects

  • Ability to work under pressure to keep agreed deadlines

  • Working in an international environment

  • Problem solving and decision making skills

  • Networking skills with excellent spoken and written communication

  • Customer oriented

  • Planning and organizing

  • Delegation

  • Setting high standards

Key success factors

  • Understanding of Change Management practices

  • Ability and authority to bring together different stakeholders and funnel ‘local’ business requirements in global solution framework

  • Close cooperation within business decision making of own business area

The office location for this job is in Helsinki or Tampere, Finland.

More information

For further information please contact Lasse Eriksson, Vice President, New Service Business Concepts at lasse.eriksson@kalmarglobal.com or mobile +358 50 3841715 on Fri 7 July at 15.30-17.00 and Wed 19 July at 12:00-14:00 (Finnish time).

Please submit your application, CV and salary request via apply now by 7 August, 2017.

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Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled approximately EUR 3.5 billion in 2016 and it employs over 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com

Job overview

Position: Project Manager, Digital Tools and Applications

Location: Finland, Tampere, Helsinki

Type: Permanent

ID: 14311

Posted: 04.07.2017

Apply by: 07.08.2017