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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Engineering

Algeciras, ES

Project Engineer

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.

Purpose of the position


Kalmar Spain is seeking a Mechanical or Structural Engineer with at least 3 years of experience in STS Cranes preferably (or other heavy mobile machines) to be part of his Engineering Department situated in Algeciras, Spain, to act as Project Engineer for the different projects that Kalmar Spain is running around the region covered by its Offices (SEMEA region).

The candidate will have the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary and international team, so the domain of English is a must. Due to the nature of the works, the candidate has to be open to travel abroad for a certain period of time, which will depend on the needs of the project.

The position will require travel to different countries within EMEA area. The duration of the assignments will depend on each project.

What you’ll need to succeed:


Qualifications and Experience:


  • MSc / BSc degree in Mechanical/Structural Engineering
  • At least 3 years of Experience in Similar Position and Similar Industry
  • Experience supervising steel construction on-site and mobile cranes maneuvers with heavy structures
  • Knowledge in steel structure design, manufacturing, and calculation
  • Master degree or complementary education in Finite element Analysis will be highly appreciated
  • Skills in FEM Analysis software such as  Solid works Simulation, ANSYS, SAP2000 will be appreciated
  • Full Command of English is a must
  • Fluent Spanish Spoken and Written
  • Advance Skills in CAD software, (2D/3D)
  • Windows Office / Google standard package (excel, word, etc…).




  • Methodical and good in Details
  • Analytical Skills
  • Capacity and ability to adapt to the changes, priorities, and tight schedules
  • Responsible, able to make decisions independently, and capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving capacity and ability
  • Ability to take new projects and responsibilities with minimal guidance and to understand key drivers/trends of the business
  • Team Working Capacity and Ability.


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Structural Calculations and Structural designs for Cranes Modifications projects
  • Mechanism calculation (motor, gearbox, rope drums, wire ropes, others)
  • Revise and perform manufacturing drawings for the designs
  • Prepare the quality control documentation for the project (Inspection Test Plan) for the steel construction execution
  • Supervise and monitor the steel manufacturing process and external company’s works when needed
  • Give support to the specifications for technical purchases
  • Held external and internal technical meetings
  • Assist the site team when needed, traveling to the site when needed.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application with salary request and CV by 15.11.2021.


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