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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ottawa, KS, US

Development Engineer, Automation & Controls

Making your next move count


Develop and support control systems for current and future projects. Also, to assist in other design tasks when needed.

•    Responsible for control system development for all product lines within the Terminal Tractor (TT) Businuess Line. Including but not limited to component selection, programming of electronic control modules, schematics, harnesses, interfaces with other components, etc..
•    Perform mechanical design tasks when necessary


What you'll need to succeed:

•    Undergraduate degree in Electrical, Electronics or Controls Engineering preferred
•    Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering would be acceptable if the applicant can provide examples showing experience in controls systems design or the willingness & aptitude to learn control system design

•    2+ years in design experience preferred
•    Licensed PE or ability to obtain PE license preferred

•    Strong  aptitude toward control system logic
•    Strong understanding of assembly processes and good understanding of manufacturing processes
•    Good skills in 3D CAD systems, CATIA V5  experience preferred
•    Theoretical and applied knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems related to mobile equipment preferred
•    Good organization skills
•    Good communication skills
•    Fluent in English both spoken and written
•    Good problem solving skills


You will be a part of:

With us, you will have the opportunity to realize your potential and become an important member of our global team. We offer a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment with competitive compensation and fantastic best-in-class benefits packages, including 401(k), medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans with paid vacation and nine paid holidays.


If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career, are motivated and have a strong work ethic, and are interested in working in a world-class, global environment with state-of-the-art projects and technology then we invite you to apply for our role.


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


Cargotec's sales in 2019 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




Nearest Major Market: Kansas City