DHL Supply Chain seeks IT Application Consultant to our Young Talent Program

Örebro, Sweden DHL Supply Chain req70989 05/12/2018

At DHL, people mean the world to us. We aim to attract and retain the best talents. We provide challenge and opportunity for personal and professional development. We make sure that you know which difference you make to our business and how you can be proud of building The Logistics Company for the world.

Under the DHL Supply Chain umbrella, one of the business units of DHL, our mission is to provide customized logistics and industry solutions in the areas of supply chain management, warehousing, distribution, value added services, and lead logistics provider services for our customers – helping them deliver better results every day.

DHL Supply Chain Nordics is looking for IT Graduates / High Potentials to join our IT Solutions team as Application Consultant.

Together with your colleagues in the Nordics IT department you will deliver crucial IT projects and implementations to successful completion. As an active member of the project team you will play a key role in the full implementation lifecycle of our IT solutions, from analysis of business requirements to configuration and go-live support, typically for the JDA Warehouse Management System (WMS) and/or other supply chain software products.

Since you step in a real role in an experienced team of IT professionals, you will be given early responsibilities, excellent learning opportunities and the ability to progress fast into expert and leadership functions upon proving yourself.

Your role

  • As an IT Graduate or high potential you will join our IT department as Application Consultant. Your main tasks include:
  • Act as application expert in customer implementations and improvement projects throughout the implementation lifecycle (design, configuration, testing, training, go-live and support).
  • Translate operational requirements and logistics processes into the right IT solutions.
  • Deploy, maintain, enhance and support JDA WMS applications and other systems in accordance with DHL Supply Chain strategy, standards and methodologies.
  • Work closely and proactively with local Operations and DHL customers to identify possible improvements and develop those opportunities.
  • Be a catalyst, as a ”digital native”, for innovation and accelerated digitalization in Nordics and support regional and global initiatives in this area.

Frequent travel between DHL sites in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark is required.

Your profile

  • We recruit fast-learning and visionary young potentials with a hands-on mindset and ”can do” attitude, who take initiative and are constantly looking for improvements in their area. This translates in the following skills and competences:
  • Bachelor or Master degree in IT-area.
  • Knowledge of system design and configuration.
  • Knowledge of database structures as Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Knowledge in programming languages as C#, .NET, SQL, MOCA.
  • Bilingual in English and a Nordic language.
  • Customer and business oriented mindset.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interest in full-lifecycle IT implementations in operational logistics environments.
  • Previous experience in delivering (complex) IT solutions is an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills that allow you to build relationships, engage stakeholders and work well as part of a team. 

Candidates with a first working experience and not complete knowledge may also apply if you have the willingness and ability to learn quickly.

What we offer

  • We look beyond your present role and see you as our expert and leader of the future. As such you will be provided with a diverse range of development opportunities to help achieve your career and personal goals. This is why we offer:
  • A challenging role in an international environment with the global leader in logistics.
  • The chance to work on implementation, innovation and optimization for international and highly attractive customers in fast-paced environments.
  • An open and down-to-earth organizational culture with frequent contacts with IT management and Nordics board.
  • A personal development plan with on-the-job, near-the-job and off-the-job training, including regular feedback.
  • The ability to learn from experts in the logistics IT field, e.g. on requirements analysis, WMS configuration, mapping specifications, SQL/MOCA, etc.
  • Your personal “buddy” or mentor to get you up to speed in the organization.
  • Early responsibility and excellent opportunities for fast progression into expert and leadership roles in IT, both domestically and internationally.
  • Evidently we also provide interesting primary and secondary conditions, matching your level of expertise and responsibilities.


Please send your application and CV no later than 21th of December.

Contact person: Henrik Ingenäs Head of IT Solutions Nordics

Candidates will be selected on an ongoing basis. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Henrik Ingenas

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Supply Chain Sweden

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required