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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ljungby, SE

Development Engineer Electric Drive

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 a structured and motivated professional who will be part of development for Electric Drives regarding products within the Business Line Fork Lift Trucks (FLT) in Mobile Equipment division (ME) based on customer needs, legislation and internal requirements and according to business strategies.
You will lead assigned tasks with partners, consultants and suppliers. You will be involved in developing system and if needed components together with suppliers.

Key accountabilities

Together with Principal Systems Engineer (PSE) you will define specification for components and systems in co-operation with Chief Engineers and responsible R&D Manager.
One of the main responsibilities also will be to secure that components and systems meet specified technical customer demands, product safety, legislations requirements and internal  demands for products.
Furthermore, in consultation with PSE you will coordinate components and systems design between products, also respond on service, production and supplier issues and planning and performing own activities according to specified requirements and time schedule.
You will have the responsibility for regularly reporting to responsible R&D Manager and PSE regarding outcome and possible deviations.
According to customer demands you will choose design, material and components.
In consultation with responsible R&D Manager and PSE, you will be responsible to purchase component for test and evaluations, perform customer and supplier visits and initiate and order testing for verification and evaluation of a design.

What you’ll need to succeed:


In order to be successful in this role, you need to have university degree corresponding to area of responsibility or similar knowledge through experience. It is essential that you have technical knowledge regarding ME product types or similar rubber tire vehicles and experience in product development activities. It will be beneficial if you have previous experiences regarding other Kalmar products are qualifying.
You have business - and market mindset, focus on customer needs and good communication skills are important.
You have good knowledge in engineering tools for design, used by Kalmar and the ability to be analytical, structural and result oriented.
As a person you are problem solver with positive attitude.
It is essential that you speak Swedish and English.

Interested to join?


If you interested in the position, please submit your application and CV.


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