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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ljungby, SE

Apply by:  20-01-2019

System Specialist, Engineering Tools

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

At Kalmar we are constantly looking into the future to find ways to make cargo handling more efficient, safer and sustainable. Kalmar announced our commitment to reduce emissions in cargo and material handling operations by fostering eco-efficient technologies. According to the commitment Kalmar's full offering will be available as electrically powered versions by 2021 -

Kalmar’s Global Information Management organisation is looking for a new team member to develop our computer-based design and engineering systems, and processes together with Kalmar business division’s R&D organisations.

Kalmar is starting a project to improve and harmonise our engineering tools landscape during coming year. You will play a key role in the project and take the ownership of the global engineering solution including mechanical and electrical CAD systems as well as model management solution. You will report to Global Manager of Kalmar PLM solutions and will together lead the development of product lifecycle management in Kalmar. 

The position is located in our new innovation center in Ljungby, Sweden.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Investigate new technologies, consult with engineering and suppliers to lead development of Kalmar design systems and follow up general development of systems in engineering business
  • Contribute or lead in successful implementation of PLM and engineering systems
  • Ownership of cad design methods and templates for Kalmar
  • Maintain, test and diagnose functionality of engineering systems and provide support and troubleshooting of faults in systems
  • Plan, make and coordinate technical instructions, methods and provide trainings and support for engineers about IT environments and design systems.


What you’ll need to succeed:

We are looking for a structured person with passion to develop IT tools and processes to improve our engineering operations. 

You don’t need to have years of experience in the field. You will need an attitude to learn by doing. You will need to communicate with different people from different countries. You need good verbal and written communication skills in English. You are easy to approach and open minded. 

Ideally you have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science and/or engineering field
  • 1-2 years of experience in system development and software applications competencies
  • Good understanding of hardware platforms and software applications
  • Basic understanding of industrial mechanical/electrical engineering
  • Good command in English both written and spoken, other language skills are asset
  • Experience working in cross functional and multicultural environment.
  • Global mindset.

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 Pauli Tapia, Manager, Product Lifecycle Management solutions by email at
If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 20th of January 2019.

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 Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.
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