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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ljungby, SE

Apply by:  25-01-2020

Senior Design 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 a Senior Design Engineer to join our team. 

The location of the position is Kalmar Innovation Center in Ljungby, Sweden.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop mechanical and hydraulic systems for reachstackers and empty container handlers
  • Design and develop innovative solutions with built-in quality that are cost-effective and energy efficient
  • Specify verification and validation requirements to ensure that stakeholder requirements are fulfilled
  • Work closely with Product Management to clarify customer requirements necessary to achieve new product business expectations
  • Partner with internal Purchasing and suppliers to specify and select components and subsystems
  • Collaborate closely with our Manufacturing and Customer Support teams to resolve and pro-actively prevent assembly and field issues
  • Identify technical risks and provide mitigation strategies
  • Provide guidance to project planning activities in terms of resource needs and timing.
What you’ll need to succeed:

We are looking for a person who is passionate about collaboration and who has a drive for innovation and continuous improvement of both the product and ways of working. If you are a positive and solution-driven person that wants to be part of a team that continues to deliver customer-centric solutions for Kalmar's business partners, you will fit right in.
We expect from you:

  • Technical education (B.Sc or M.Sc) in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant field or similar knowledge through experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in product design and development projects
  • Good knowledge in mechanical and hydraulics system design for heavy vehicles
  • Very good knowledge of engineering systems, especially Catia V5 or similar system
  • Good knowledge in simulation tools for mechanical and hydraulics systems
  • An understanding of regulatory requirements for industrial trucks a plus
  • Good team working skills
  • Structured and organized way of working
  • Good written and oral communication skills in Swedish and English
  • Willingness for business travelling.
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 Jonas Disman, Senior R&D Manager, Counterbalanced Container Handlers via phone at +46 72 232 4458.

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV 25/01/2020.


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 sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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