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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Application & Product Management

Ljungby, SE

Product Manager

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Making your next move count

Kalmar is looking for structured and motivated colleague to join the Counterbalanced Contained Handlers (CCH) Business development and Sales support team. As a Product Manager you will be responsible for the current Product and Solution offerings including  short-to-medium term strategy in BL CCH.


Main responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the current product offering development, including roadmaps, positioning, pricing, options and basic configurations of the current portfolio of EC-Handlers, Container & Industrial Reachstackers
  • Product management to ensure market demands and business strategies are supported by the product specifications
  • Chairman and organizer of the  “Product board forum” (Improved Offering Board - IOB)
  • Initiate and drive the development of new models, solutions, features, and options for the current portfolio (of EC-Handlers, Container & Industrial Reachstackers)
  • Schedule and plan the delivery of all product improvements to the current portfolio
  • Communication of current solutions, product offerings and product improvements to BL, Market Regions and distribution networks
  • Competitor analysis including offerings, solutions, products, comparisons, and strategy.
  • Participate in market and sales development activities
  • Application knowledge and development of container, intermodal, trimodal segments and selected industrial segments (steel, wind, concrete, recycling, heavy lifting)
  • Product and solution knowledge to support Market Regions and distribution network
  • Schedule, plan and conduct the delivery of  Product and solution trainings.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Education level needs to be a University Degree, Master of Science (M.Sc.) in mechanical engineering or similar experience
  • Deep product and solution knowledge of heavy machines (material handling)
  • Segment knowledge (ports & terminals, distribution, industry, intermodal)
  • Customer knowledge and understanding
  • Sales, offering, order process and financial knowledge and understanding
  • Strong understanding of value drivers in product offering
  • Good cross-cultural and communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Business- and market mindset
  • Ability to understands customer needs & values 
  • High level of communication & networking skills
  • Driving force, energetic and result oriented
  • Ability to do independent work as well as teamwork
  • Multi-task capability
  • Knowledge of heavy material handling, container handling and industrial businesses
  • Sound technical knowledge in Mobile Equipment product types or similar vehicles
  • Fluent in English both in speaking and writing.

You will be working together with:



  • BL management team & organization 
  • Market Areas, Distribution network, Customers
  • Operations/MAU’s
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Services.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application. 

For more information regarding the position please contact: Peter Olsson, Director Business development and Sales Support, CCH

The last day to apply is 14 March 2021. Selection is ongoing, so do not wait too long with your application.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com