Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Sales

Ljungby, SE

Sales Support Specialist

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.

Do you want to make your next move count? With us, you can.


Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey in the world of sales support? We are seeking a talented individual to become an integral part of our team as a Sales Support Specialist.


In this role, you will be at the forefront of collaboration, working closely with the Sales Development Lead, Division Global Sales Head, and the region's dynamic sales organization.


Become an expert in our core products – Forklifts, Reach Stackers, and Empty Container Handlers – showcasing your proficiency in every interaction.


The location of this position is Ljungby, Sweden.



Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Support sales representatives in technical and commercial questions related to the applications of the products and make recommendations
  • Support sales development lead to secure profitability in each market
  • Participate in monthly and annual sales planning and forecasting at the sales area
  • Take responsibility for the development of common tools and systems, technical specifications and price calculation tools to support conceptual sales
  • Participate in development of marketing and sales programs including launching of new products.


What you’ll need to succeed



  • University degree, M.Sc. is preferred or equivalent experience in Engineering and Sales.



  • Knowledge of material and container handling business is preferred
  • Good Technical understanding of our type of products
  • Market region know how, business.



  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to communicate with individuals and/or groups in international projects
  • Fluent in English both in speaking and writing. Additional languages skills are of great interest
  • Ability to do independent work as well as teamwork
  • Great accuracy and well structured
  • Customer focused and experience and/or interest in multicultural business environment
  • Capabilities for cross functional work
  • Ability to focus in a global environment.


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 Kalmar, 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 Par Hedvall, Sales development Lead, Europe, by email at


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application by 03.03.2024!



Please note that the recruitment  process for this position is coordinated by our HR team part of Cargotec Business Services based in Bulgaria.

Please note that the interview process may begin before the closing date of the job posting.



Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ 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.