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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ljungby, SE

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.


As a Dvelopment Engineer Mechatronics you will be responsible for development for Electrics and Mechatronics 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.


Main 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.
  •  In consultation with PSE respond on service, production and supplier issues.
  •  In consultation with responsible R&D Manager and PSE plan and perform own activities according to specified requirements and time schedule.
  •  To contribute for co-operation between R&D and Sourcing and Operation.
  •  Responsibility for regularly reporting to responsible R&D Manager and PSE regarding outcome and possible deviations.
  •  According to customer demands choose design, material and components.
  •  In consultation with responsible R&D Manager and PSE purchase component for test and evaluations.
  •  In consultation with responsible R&D Manager and PSE perform customer and supplier visits.
  •  In consultation with PSE initiate and order testing for verification and evaluation of a design.


What you`ll need to succeed:


  •  Education level needs to be university degree corresponding to area of responsibility or similar knowledge through experience.
  •  Sound technical knowledge regarding ME product types or similar rubber tire vehicles.
  •  Experience of product development activities is needed.
  •  Experiences from similar tasks are qualifying.
  •  Experiences regarding other Kalmar products are qualifying. 
  •  Business- and market mindset
  •  Focus on customer needs.
  •  Good communication skills are important.
  •  Good knowledge in engineering tools for design, used by Kalmar.
  •  Analytical and structural ability.
  •  Driving force and be result oriented.
  •  Problem solver.
  •  Positive attitude.
  •  Fluent in Swedish and English both in speaking and writing.


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application!



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