Logistics Partner Manager EMEA-Transportation

An excellent opportunity to take an important part in the expansion of a great company with great products!
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Oatly was founded back in the 1990s and is based on Swedish research from Lund University. The company’s patented enzyme technology copies nature’s own process and turns fibre rich oats into nutritional liquid food that is perfectly designed for humans. Today, the Swedish company remains independent and dedicated to upgrading the lives of individuals and the general wellbeing of the planet through a line-up of original oat products. www.oatly.com 


Oatly is a company built on the idea of change. Our mission is to help people upgrade their everyday lives and the health of the planet by making tasteful oat-based food products accessible to a wider audience in a world-class manner. It's why we come to work every day. With head office in Malmö and production in Sweden, Netherlands and the US, our products are available in almost 30 countries across Europe, North America and Asia.


Here's the role we're looking to fill:

 As our Logistics Partner Manager Transportation, you will be a key contributor in driving Logistics excellence and performance throughout the EMEA region.


 This means that you will:

  • Develop a “best in class” transport and distribution footprint for existing and new markets.
  • Accountable for finding and managing the right logistic service partners – transport companies for road, rail and sea freights.
  • Full operational and budget responsibility.
  • Accountable for all the logistics service providers’ delivery performance.
  • Set up a transportation framework and SLA’s for transport companies.
  • Lead the transportation initiatives supporting Oatly’s sustainability strategy.
  • Secure that all logistic service providers fulfil Oatly’s quality & sustainability requirements.
  • Owning the transport performance management dashboard and supported PDCA cycle of corrective actions.
  • Project manage critical supply chain projects.
  • Support global supply projects where appropriate.


The position is placed in Landskrona/Malmö and will require some travelling. In this role you will report to the Head of Logistics EMEA.


Who do we need?

Besides a passion for continuous improvement and having a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude, we believe that you are an energetic and emphatic teambuilder with a proven track record of moving quickly to implement ideas and delivering results. We believe that you prefer to work in a structured way but enjoy an environment of change and fast growth.

We also hope to see that you check the following boxes:

  • A master’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of experience in a similar function (and preferably in food or FMCG environment) with at least 3+ years of partner/vendor management experience
  • Experience from working in a producing company and/or a larger transportation company.
  • Deep understanding and experience of road, rail and sea transports in a global environment.
  • Understanding and experience from quality and sustainability requirements in Logistics.
  • Not a must but great if you have; knowledge of lean six sigma.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems.
  • Excellent skills, both oral and written in English and Swedish.

 And last but not the least you are passionate about how to adopt new technologies and driving the change towards sustainable transports.


Here’s some other things that we think are part of an Oatly team member’s DNA...

  • You feel connected to our mission of encouraging health, sustainability, and transparency.
  • You're a self-starter who doesn’t need direct supervision to motivate you for success – we believe strongly in building a culture of individual accountability and ownership and need partners that can embrace that mentality.
  • You're ready to make your mark in a growing brand leveraging your experience to deliver amazing results and build an outstanding company.
  • You've got an entrepreneurial spirit in that you’re comfortable with ambiguity, and you're energised by the process of building something lasting from the ground up.



Please apply for the position no later than 2021-03-01.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who see sustainability and health as important values. If you have the curiosity, passion and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s do this together! It will be fun! Promise!


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stora Varvsgatan 6A
211 19 Malmö Directions info@oatly.com +46 (0)418 47 55 00 View page


Företagsvägen 42
261 51 Landskrona Directions


Sustainability, health and trust are our core values and the foundation for our existence. These principles align us, but give us enough space to adapt them to our reality. If you plan to join us, our principles will help you get the hang of our culture quicker. We bring them to life by living them every day.


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