Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Business Development

Ljungby, SE

Summer Trainee, CB Global Sales & Marketing

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.


We are seeking a motivated summer trainee to join our Counter Balanced (CB) Division located in Ljungby, Sweden, offering potential for a hybrid work arrangement from three to six months. As a trainee, you will report directly to the Head of Global Sales.


This role presents an excellent opportunity to gain experience to Global Sales, Marketing, and Product Management, tailored to your studies and interests.


This is a fixed-time position for the summer, with the possibility of extension.

Main Task and Responsibilities


In this position you will collaborate with CB Global Sales to conduct customer satisfaction analysis, develop sales tools, and provide comprehensive support. Support the Marketing function through event coordination, social media management, website upkeep, and related activities. Also, assist Product Management in updating product information across brochures and online platforms.


What you’ll need to succeed


  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • Pursuing a University degree, preferably in Economics, Marketing, or Business 
  • Demonstrated ability in business development, preferably within similar industries.

The following are considered assets:


  • Familiarity with Sales Force
  • Strong interest in digital marketing
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and CMS (EPI).

You have strong collaboration capabilities and effective networking skills as well as change management and personnel management. You are a strong communicator, business driven and fluent in English, both written and spoken.

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.

Interested to join?


For further information please contact Caesar Friberg Jonsson, Management Trainee, Counter Balanced, by email at


We will start reviewing and interviewing the applicants already during the application period, so be quick and apply already now, but no later than by 10.03.2024. We hope that our trainees will join us in May latest, but in this position you may start even earlier!

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.