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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ljungby, SE

Hydraulic Engineer

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 nothing less than the most talented Hydraulic Engineer.


As a Hydraulic Engineer you will be handling the development for Hydraulic regarding products within the Business Counterbalanced Container Handling (CCH) in Mobile Equipment division (ME) based on customer needs, legislation and internal requirements and according to business strategies.


The position is based in Ljungby (Hybrid) and you will be reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


• Develop system and if needed components together with suppliers
• To lead assigned work with partners, consultants and suppliers
• 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
• Responsibility for regularly reporting to responsible R&D Manager and PSE regarding
outcome and possible deviations
• In consultation with responsible R&D Manager and PSE perform customer and supplier visits
• Be part of testing of new hydraulic systems and components.


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
• Experience in practical hydraulic knowledge is qualifying
• Knowledge of Catia V5 or similar program is qualifying.



• Fluency in Swedish and English both verbal and written
• 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.


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 Dan Svensson, Mechanical Engineering Manager, Ljungby, by phone at  +46372378102 or by email at


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application with salary request and CV today!


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 11,000 people.