Transport Manager till Thule Sweden AB

Plats: Hillerstorp
Region: Jönköpings län

About Thule Group

Thule Group is a global sports and outdoor company. We offer high-quality products with smart features and a sustainable design that make it easy for people across the globe to live an active life.

Under the motto Active Life, Simplified — and with a focus on consumer-driven innovation and long-term sustainability — we develop, manufacture and market products within the product categories Sport&Cargo Carriers (roof racks, roof boxes and carriers for transporting cycling, water and winter sports equipment, and rooftop tents mounted on a car), Juvenile & Pet Products (car seats, strollers, bike trailers,child bike seats and dog transport), RV Products (awnings, bike carriers and tents for RVs and caravans) and Packs, Bags & Luggage (hiking backpacks, luggage, laptop- and camera bags).

Thule Group has about 2,600 employees at nine production facilities and 35 sales offices worldwide. The Group’s products are sold in 138 markets and in 2023, sales amounted to SEK 9.1 billion.

Transport Manager

As Transport Manager your role is to secure a good service to our customers in a climate smart way at the right cost. You will also play a key role in preparing the Thule Group forwarders and supply chain for increased share of Business-To-Consumer sales.

As Transport Manager you are highly involved in achieving the Thule Group goals of delivery performance, cost efficiency and sustainability. This involves balancing service, cost and environmental requirements on transport in a growing business.

Role Description

  • Responsible for inbound and outbound transports for Thule Group within region Europe & ROW.
  • Responsible for transport purchasing & contract negotiation.
  • Support the transport administration team in Huta, Poland.
  • Drive continuous improvements by identify improvement opportunities, potential synergies and sustainability initiatives within transportation.
  • Consolidate global spend and set tracking metrics for performance management.
  • Drive digitalization & visualization of transports, costs and CO2-emissions related to transports.
  • Explore and drive implementation of automated systems to handle transport related processes within Thule Group.
  • Participate and support in projects, representing the transportation part of the supply chain.

Experience and Profile

To be successful in the role, we expect you to have experience in a similar role or in an operational position at a larger forwarding company. Experience in transportation for an FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company would be advantageous. Having worked in an international environment, along with various operational functions within a company, would also contribute to a strong profile. Fluency in both spoken and written English is essential, given the global nature of the group. Additionally, you should possess higher education or equivalent work experience.

As an individual, you are highly motivated and result driven. You possess excellent communication skills and excel at building relationships and negotiating successfully. You demonstrate strong analytical, conceptual, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities, and you have a structured personality.

Given that Thule Group is a sports and outdoor company, we appreciate if you have an active lifestyle and can relate to our products.

In this position, you will be based in Hillerstorp and you report to VP Distribution & Demand Planning, Region Europe & ROW.

For this recruitment, we are collaborating with Finnveden Executive AB. For more information about the position, please contact recruitment consultant Martin Dambergs at phone number 072-206 20 84. If you find the position interesting, do not hesitate to submit an application including your CV and a cover letter. As the selection process is ongoing, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Applications for the position are submitted through Finnveden Executive’s website,

We look forward to receiving your application!

Martin Dambergs
Martin Dambergs


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072-206 20 84