Business Application Engineer OCEAN (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Entry date: immediately
  • Schenker Europe GmbH
  • Ocean Freight
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Job-No.: 184642
  • Job-Ref.: 160095

Job description

In your role as Business Application Engineer OCEAN, you will be responsible for:

Main Tasks:
  • Coach and challenge countries in identifying, prioritizing, and specifying IT related demands to ensure high quality of business specifications
  • Closely work with Global and other Regions to align and prioritize demands and manage the regional Ocean demand pipeline
  • Organize and ensure execution of UAT across Countries in Region with Country P&S Managers under coordination of Global Ocean Production Systems
  • Work with Global and liaise with other Regions to advise and support development and maintenance of target blueprints and roadmaps
  • Facilitate business requirements definition for local interfaces with customers, suppliers, and other external partners
  • Define and align deployment schedules with Countries in the Region and with the Global Production Systems team
  • Provides business support for escalated cases. Requiring in-depth functional knowledge in close collaboration with the Regional Training & Support function


To be successful in the above role, the incumbent should possess/ display the following key skills/ attributes:
  • Broad knowledge in freight forwarding and logistics
  • Strong analytical mindset with focus on business analysis and the identification of underlying business requirements, implications, and constraints.
  • Strong communications, influencing and negotiations skills incl. track record of presenting to large groups and top management groups at board meetings or at conferences
  • Innovative curiosity, passion for problem-solving and strong analytical skills
  • Good understanding 'TANGO' TMS and its operational systems capabilities/limitations
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Fluent in Business English in both speaking and writing
  • Willingness to travel for approx. 5 days per month
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ work experience in ocean freight forwarding
Personal Skills:
  • Result oriented with a solution focus
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and resilient
  • Good communication skills
  • Capable to generate practical, timely solutions
  • High attention to detail and sense of accuracy

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At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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Schenker Europe GmbH
Edmund-Rumpler-Strasse 3
60549 Frankfurt am Main

* Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.