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Experience HELM as a unique family business and an attractive employer. Through a constant exchange of ideas, our ultimate goal is to offer our customers future-oriented solutions within our global network. At any time, in any place. This allows us to work proactively and think long-term - in operations, quality management, process optimization, product development and distribution. We are innovation drivers, possibility makers and a reliable partner, all in one.

Supply Chain Solutions & Sustainability Manager (m/f/d)

Date:  Jun 19, 2024

Hamburg, DE, 20097

Business Unit:  Chemicals
Job Function:  Supply Chain Management / Logistics
Level of Experience:  Mid-Career

Help us and bring our Supply Chain Management & Logistics to the next level!


In our Unit Supply Chain, we are responsible for executing the Distribution business of our chemical products. Doing that, service-orientation, flexibility, creativity, knowledge, relationship, and trust are very important values for us.

But we want more than that! Within supply chain we are aiming to offer sophisticated solutions to our business partners and put a focus on sustainable transportation European-wide.


You are ambitious, open-minded, communicative, you love to develop business partnerships and you´ve got a Supply Chain/Logistics background with interest in sustainability? Please join our team 😊



Your tasks:


This role follows in detail two main objectives: the development and distribution of value-adding supply chain solutions and the redesign of supply chains to reduce CO2 emissions. This includes the following main activities:


Supply Chain Solutions:


  • Identify customers and supplier, that tend to be interested in supply chain solutions​​ and logistics concepts.
  • Work out a workshop/exchange concept for these partners and HELM​​ and conduct these Workshops with the aim to find sophisticated solutions and concepts with our logistics service providers, customers, and suppliers.
  • Identify standard solutions and concepts we can offer and sell to various partners​​.
  • Steer and support the implementation of solutions and concepts together with supply chain Operations teams.




  • Develop a business plan for CO2-reductions​ in transportation together with our logistics service providers.
  • Identify benefits from supply chain best practice solutions for CO2-reduction within our departments​.
  • Determine cost estimations for CO2 reduced transportation concepts.
  • Check acceptance of CO2-reduced transportation concepts and profit-potential in the market.
  • Knowing the trends and main player in the field of Sustainability and CO2-reductions​ in logistics.
  • Know the competitive landscape of distributors in the chemical industry regarding Sustainability and our position in it​.
  • Represent HELM towards our business partners, on fairs and in daily business regarding Sustainability​ in transportation.
  • Train our personnel on Sustainability in transportation.



Your profile:


  • You should demonstrate a strong business partner-orientation, fostering collaborative relationships both internally and externally to contribute effectively to organizational goals.
  • Proven networking skills and a genuine passion for building meaningful relationships are essential for this role, as successful collaboration relies on a well-established professional network.
  • Moreover, you provide a business-oriented mindset, coupled with the ability to recognize, and capitalize on emerging business opportunities. This strategic acumen is key for contributing to the overall growth and success of the organization.
  • You should have a genuine interest in sustainability and a commitment to CO2 reduction, aligning with HELMs values and contributing to environmentally conscious business practices.
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in supply chains and transportation is required, demonstrating a deep understanding of logistics, distribution, and transportation management.
  • Furthermore, you gained first experiences in successfully developing concepts, showcasing innovative thinking and the ability to translate ideas into actionable plans that drive results.
  • Strong project management skills are a completing your profile. You can lead and contribute effectively to various projects within the scope of supply chain and transportation.

Every day, each one of us contributes to HELM's success with competence, the highest expertise and unique service. We reward this commitment - not only with international opportunities, possibilities for seminars and further training but also with benefits that offer optimal conditions to reach the perfect work-life balance.

Then please apply with all necessary documents via our application portal.

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