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Logistics Manager

  • Job reference: R-024404
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Vasteras

Job Title: Logistics Manager - Vasteras, Sweden

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon is a joint venture company set up by SNC-Lavalin and ABB to turnkey electrical AC substation projects, combining SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offer for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects

Linxon – A Leading Engineering Company:
As one of the leading engineering companies, we help our customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation. 
As a single point of contact we combine the accumulated knowhow of key-suppliers and contractors so that customers benefit from efficient solutions, increased industrial productivity and a lower environmental impact in a sustainable way.

Job Purpose:
Project Office Logistics Manager main role is to manage logistics operations and coordinate the transport needs for projects of the LINXON Project Office.  You are responsible for developing and managing logistics operations to control effectively outbound shipping of equipment from suppliers’ factories (mainly located in Europe or Asia) to project sites (Europe, Middle East).

Key Accountabilities:

Ensure completion of project cargo transport execution until final delivery and project closure, as per budget and within project planning requirements.

Insure the safety of the teams and the equipment’s by respecting and promoting the LINXON HSE roles and regulations

Review transport requirements of the project (at tendering or execution stages) and provide related advice to project manager of most appropriate and cost-effective transportation mode.

Ensure feasibility of transportation to site (heavy loads) and compliance of shipping with all local and global regulations, necessary permits or authorization. (handled by nominated transport supplier but controlled and confirmed by Logistics manager)

  • Prepare RFQ to forwarders, and perform bid analysis, including price comparison and risk assessment.
  • Coordinate with Supply Chain Manager for the issuance of purchase order to the selected freight forwarder
  • Managing the purchase order to the freight forwarder, ie undertake the routine and timely expediting of all services and documentation as required by the project team, notification of freight forwarder when in breach of contract (delay), preparing and negotiating claims as well as administration of invoices If required, Physically accompany the movement of special or critical material in order to observe the loading, transport and unloading of such material from point of origin to jobsite
  • Lease with the units and ensure excellent cooperation with project team 
  • Maintain internal and (in exceptional cases) external customer relationships (Customer Facing)
  • Support the teams for the execution of the projects when is needed
  • support the units in all aspect (pricing, tendering or technical) in heavy lift and project operations
  • Keep abreast of Trade Compliance, customs rules and regulations including the investigation of applicable VAT / Tax procedures and implications both domestic and abroad
  • Review and approve/deny pricing exceptions per contractual arrangement with forwarder
  • Follow up shipments while in transit and deviations
  • Support Accounts Payable and Freight Settlement for freight payment reconciliation.
  • Teamwork
  • Results Orientation
  •  Achievement
  • Customer Focus
  • Business Awareness
  • Work under time pressure
  • Cost consciousness
  • Leadership
  • Authority and Presence
  • Resilience


  • Extensive experience in transport and logistics
  • English

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