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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ljungby, SE

Apply by:  24-01-2019

Development Engineer Mechatronics

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 Development Engineer Mechatronics to join its Fork Lift Trucks (FLT) business line in Mobile Equipment division (ME) and to develop product Mechatronics based on customer needs, legislation and internal requirements and according to business strategies. You will change the way that both Kalmar and our customers do business and help reshaping our industry forever.

The role is located in Lidhult and reports to the Chief Engineer.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • To lead assigned work with partners, consultants and suppliers
  • Develop system and if needed components together with suppliers
  • Together with Principal Systems Engineer (PSE) define specification for components and systems in co-operation with Chief Engineers and responsible R&D Manager
  • Secure that components and systems meet specified technical customer demands, product safety, legislations requirements and internal demands for products
  • In consultation with PSE coordinate components and systems design between products; respond on service, production and supplier issues; initiate and order testing for verification and evaluation of a design
  • In consultation with responsible R&D Manager and PSE plan and perform own activities according to specified requirements and time schedule
  • Regular reporting to responsible R&D Manager and PSE 
  • According to customer demands choose design, material and components
  • In consultation with responsible R&D Manager and PSE purchase component for test and Evaluations; perform customer and supplier visits.

What you’ll need to succeed:

We are looking for a customer focused team player, who is eager to experience something new and exciting and on top of this all, want to make products that will change our industry.

Ideally you have:

  • Relevant university degree or similar knowledge through experience
  • Sound technical knowledge regarding ME product types or similar rubber tire vehicles
  • Experience of product development activities 
  • Experiences from similar tasks are qualifying
  • Good knowledge in engineering tools for design
  • Good communication skills and positive attitude
  • Analytical and structural ability
  • Fluency in Swedish and English.

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.

Interested to join?

For further information please contact Christian Johansson, Chief Engineer by email at

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 24.01.2019.

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 Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.

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