General Manager, Parts Delivery

Wärtsilä Global Logistics Services manages the entire logistics chain of Wärtsilä Spare Parts, going from order intake to customer delivery. And plays a crucial role in enabling sales by maximising availability and on-time delivery. WGLS strategic Goal is to be recognized by its Customers as their services partner: Competitive, Trusted and Easy to deal with.

The main purpose of Parts Delivery (PD) is to provide our customers high-quality logistics services, cost efficiently and on time. The scope includes warehousing, classification, tuning, inbound and outbound transportation, as well as invoicing.
Application deadline 2018-04-26
Position description We are now looking for a motivated & innovative leader with a solid business mindset who has relentless focus on performance and thrive for actions to lead the Parts Delivery organization into the future. The position is a permanent member of the WGLS Management team and will report to Director, Global Parts Management.

If you recognize yourself as person with great communication, influencing and negotiation skills and with a strong drive and high motivation to lead an organization which is crucial to Wärtsilä’s success this is the opportunity you have been looking for.

Location is open, and flexible based on suitable candidate's preferences, however preferred at any of Wärtsilä’s main locations in Europe (Finland, Netherlands, Italy, UK).

Location: Vaasa, Finland; Helsinki, Finland; Trieste, Italy; Drunen, Netherlands; Hamburg, Germany; Fareham, UK.
Responsibilities In this position you will get to work with and will be responsible for the outcome of the following challenges:
-Leading and developing the Parts Delivery organization towards the future
-Ensuring our logistics, warehousing and transportation activities are becoming increasingly efficient to meet the business needs and to improve our competitiveness
-Creating and developing our Parts Delivery strategy and strategy roll-out to ensure we together with WGLS and other key stakeholders work towards key improvement areas
-Continuously developing the Parts Delivery organizations’ competence and behaviours to ensure high quality, cost efficiency and timeliness
Requirements The following behaviours and skills are integral to succeed in the role:

-Leading, Networking & Relationship building: you are able to lead by example, coach and lead teams to succeed and connect people with each other to achieve the best results
-Visionary & Transparent: Developing a strategy to meet the current and future business needs, through developing our ways of working and being transparent in the decision making
-Adaptable and embracing change: Ability to in a changing environment constantly search for a smarter way to operate and ability to take (smart) risks and make tough decisions where required
-M.Sc. degree in Economics or other relevant education combined with a solid track record of related work experience in a global setting and in global management teams.
-Willingness to travel
-Through experience proven:
-Leadership and change management skills
-Excellent customer Focus and services mindset
-Influencing, co-operation and negotiation skills
Contact person to give further information Christian Rönnholm
Director, Global Parts Management
+358 (0)40 7251 700
Country Open
Job area Supply Chain Management