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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  HR

Helsinki, FI

HRD Trainee, Kalmar

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, part of Cargotec is looking for an enthusiastic student to join the Kalmar HR team as a summer trainee. With this position you will have hands-on experience with challenging tasks and the possibility to participate in the development of HR processes/tools on a global scale. The summer trainee period is from mid-May to the end of August. The role will be based in the Corporate head office in Helsinki.

Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Support and assist the Kalmar HR Team with its complex and challenging learning transformation agenda
  • Gather and organise data related Kalmar HR initiatives
  • Participate in on-going learning & development projects such as:
  • Mentoring program
  • Talent planning
  • Leadership processes
  • Collaboration
  • Diverse programs raised from the business.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • You should have a calling for learning & development and a interest towards working with different systems and tools, such as LMS (Learning Management System) and social intranet
  • We expect you to be a student in a University or polytechnic
  • Previous experience in working both independently and in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in both written and spoken English are required in this position
  • Good Excel and Google Sheets skills and database handling experience is beneficial
  • Finally, an outstanding sense of humour will be helpful in succeeding in our team.

We offer you:


We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and knowledge into work with diverse tasks. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture and you will get to work with great colleagues from different backgrounds. With us, you will have the opportunity to learn and develop yourself professionally - and have fun while doing it.

Interested to join?


In case you have any questions about this position or recruitment process don’t hesitate to contact hiring manager Tuukka Keskinen (+358 442912366). Tuukka is available at least on:
28.1.2021, 9-11am & 3.3.2021, 1-2pm.

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 7.3.2021.


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 sales in 2019 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com