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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  HSEQ

Ljungby, SE Helsinki, FI

Sustainability Specialist, 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.

Making your next move count


We are looking for a Sustainability Specialist, Kalmar to join our team of professionals and to be a part of the Strategy, Sustainability and Technology Function division. The purpose of this role is to develop knowledge and standards for climate assessments, perform product life cycle/use phase data analytics and evaluate facility energy systems.


Want to unleash your potential in the field of Sustainability - this is your place!


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Interpret and gain corporate knowledge of relevant sustainability standards and regulation (e.g. GHG, ISO, EU Taxonomy etc) and support EU Taxonomy alignments of products
  • Perform LCA´s incl. coordinate and support specific LCA-initiatives and inventory analysis
  • Together with the Head of Sustainability to liaise with the business operations (e.g. R&D, Prod Mgmt and Sourcing) to define a Kalmar framework regarding use of LCA´s (processes, methods, KPI´s, data models)
  • Develop training material and ensure access to support systems
  • Build emission models (in e.g. GaBi) and become a super user. Manage GaBi Plans and Processes
  • Analysis of product use phase data and use of relevant Sourcing data collaborating with other data analysts.

What you’ll need to succeed



  • University degree (Bachelor or Master) in Energy, Environmental or Sustainability engineering or Environmental Economics or similar
  • Formal education in LCA and GHG is preferred
  • Relevant University Thesis
  • Based on need, Kalmar will provide training in e.g. GHG, LCA, ISO, EU Taxonomy etc.



  • 1-3 years of relevant experience on similar position is preferred
  • Practical experience required from LCA´s including management of emission factors, LCA softwares (e.g. GaBi) and common tools like google sheet etc.
  • Proficiency in GaBi Software is a must
  • Understanding of climate risk assessments
  • Well acquainted with relevant regulations, methods and standards
  • Skilled in data management and data analysis and visualisation of results.



  • Can work on multiple projects at a time and prioritise to meet deadlines
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.

You will be part of


We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together. 

With us, you will have the opportunity to realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.



More benefits:

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package geared to boost health and wellbeing. In most of our positions, performance-based incentives are a part of your total package
  • All our employees are offered comprehensive Learning & Development opportunities, annual development plan and career progression opportunities
  • In most of our positions, you have flexible working hours and hybrid work (combination of remote work and on-site work)
  • At Cargotec, you will join a truly international working environment and support making global trade faster, smarter and more sustainable - smarter cargo flow for a better everyday. 


Interested to join?

For further information please contact Mette Kjems Baerentzen.,Head of Sustainability,by email at
If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application now!

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.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.