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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Engineering
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US

Apply by:  20-12-2019

Hardware Consultant

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

The Consultant performs Automation engineering tasks such as understand Kalmar sensor components in the cranes and design of the process automation system. The consultant will be responsible for the design and implementation of the hardware system on the crane.

 As a Consultant you will:
●    Implement solutions with customers using our Implementation Methodology
●    Work closely with customers to define, prioritize, and document business and operational requirements for enterprise-level distribution center supply chain management solutions
●    Assess solution options and define conceptual solution design, in conjunction with client operational and IT systems engineers
●    Serve as customer advocate throughout solution design, development, and test phases to ensure the delivered solution meets customer objectives
●    Provide domain expertise, especially in the areas of ocean cargo, warehousing, logistics, and terminal operations, throughout the project life cycle
●    Assist with building a growing consulting practice to include practice aids and templates for use at multiple clients

What you’ll need to succeed:

●    Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Transportation or related disciplines
●    Excellent written and oral communications skills in English or Spanish and/or French
●    Knowledge in different interfacing protocols (serial, CANBus, Profinet). 
●    Able to work extended hours under tight deadlines
●    Able to multi-task and successfully meet objectives
●    Experience with related systems such as transportation management systems, cargo tracking technologies, warehouse management systems, or radio frequency identification, RTLS and OCR systems
●    Strong leadership and organizational skills
●    Willing to travel up to 80%

Desired Skills
●    Transportation domain knowledge, especially shipping/intermodal/container operations
●    2-3 years’ experience in container terminal projects or complex logistics automation projects
●    PLC Experience
●    Extensive knowledge of networking technologies and relational database structures or web-based enterprise solutions and technologies 

Optional Skills:
●    Strong technical and troubleshooting skills in several applications and technologies
●    Experience in the deployment of IT infrastructure such as handheld devices, servers

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 realize your potential and become an important member of our global team.
Kalmar offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, including 401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance plans, paid vacation and 9 paid holidays.
If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career, are motivated and have a strong work ethic, and are interested in domestic and international travel, we invite you to apply for our Product Support Service Engineer role. 

Kalmar is part of Cargotec
Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centers 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 Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totaled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago