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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  HSEQ

Ljungby, SE

Global Quality Expert, Projects & Standards

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


Are you our new Global Quality Expert, Projects & Standards who will ensure design to quality is incorporated in Kalmar product development and that quality tools are globally implemented, efficient and value adding?

In this role you will also be responsible for global analytics of quality data and provide training and share best practices and knowledge across the divisions as well as support the organization in complex problem solving.
This position is located in Ljungby, Sweden and you will report to Anton Sanden, Director QEHS Engineering & Business Intelligence.


Main tasks and responsibilities


You will lead the development of processes, methods, governance and tools for Quality in NPD projects based on good-practice sharing and common continuous improvement. Act as an additional support resource for QEHS in NPD projects and monitor and cross read between NPD projects to share knowledge and re-using work done. You will also be responsible for leading the development of processes, methods, governance and tools for Quality in New Technology Development projects based on good-practice sharing and common continuous improvement.
Other tasks:

  • Review, propose updates and initiate needed training for KGS standards.
  • Support PLC and CAPA teams in complex problem solving.
  • Monitor and analyze our quality data, find quality improvement areas.
  • Monitor, analyze and improve the quality of the data.
  • Support the organization with data analysis.



What you’ll need to succeed


  • Education level needs to be University Degree, Bachelor of Science (M.Sc.) or similar experience.
  • Solid knowledge in agile project management.
  • Experience in process development and implementation.
  • Experience in Risk assessments and FMEA.
  • Experience in Minitab.

As a person you have a business- and market mindset. You are solution and result oriented and very accountable. Strategic capabilities and ability to see helicopter perspective are also important in this position. You are structured, logical and fact based, able to challenge and effectively influence the organization across divisions. We are looking for team-player and network building person who have experience of working with people from different backgrounds and cultures. You have good written and verbal English skills. Also:

  • Independent and enthusiastic approach to work.
  • Solid knowledge in quality tools and systems such as ISO 9001, 5S, TQM, and Six Sigma.
  • Good basic knowledge and experience from using basic QEHS and LEAN tools such as 6 Sigma, Audits, A3/8D, 5S, Safety Walks, Problem solving, Kanban, etc.



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. 
  • 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 Anton Sanden, Director QEHS Engineering & Business Intelligence, by email at

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application by 06.04.2023.

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 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.