Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Application & Product Management

Ottawa, KS, US

Configuration Engineer- Intern

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.

Internship description


2024 Summer Internship - Housing Available!


Hear what a former Industrial and Manufacturing Intern has to say: “Since the first day, Kalmar has been welcoming, supportive, and has helped me grow professionally.” - Ana Paula Guanes


Based in Ottawa, KS, our interns gain experience while providing technical and process improvement support for the Order Management Team. Will interface with Sales Support, Customer Engineering and MAUs globally in all phases of a customer order. Specific focus on supporting the Medium Terminal Tractor configuration process

Main tasks and responsibilities


●   Review sales order content with regard to complexity and configuration; identify concerns and escalate to the scheduling team.
●   Accurately create and release configured bills of material according to sales order specifications and aligned with production schedule. Revise bills of material when sales order specifications are changed.
●   Maintain software tools that support the creation of sales order bills of material. Create and improve configuration tools and processes to promote better efficiency, throughput, accuracy, and automation.
●   Support other departments within and outside the division with data and analyses of the product architecture and configured sales order history.
●   Review sales specifications and determine part numbers for sourcing / planning to verify long lead time components.

What you’ll need to succeed

●    College student (Junior or higher) majoring in Engineering or Business fields
●    Evidence of initiative, proactive problem-solving, and process orientation required
●    Preference given to candidates with previous work or classroom experience in similar tasks or manufacturing industry
●    Preference given to candidates possessing above-average spreadsheet and mathematical capabilities.
●    Preference given to candidates with experience in Google software suite (Sheets, Slides, Docs, Forms, Gmail, etc)


Working Together With 
May be required to work with TT RDE personnel globally, project managers, and Sourcing personnel.

We are offering you 
●    A 10-12 week Summer Internship in an international leading company with solid values and a strong will to succeed. 
●    Excellent opportunities to gain real world experience and insight into an automotive OEM’s engineering processes.
●    Location - On site in Ottawa, KS- Housing Available!

You will be part of

✔    Kalmar is part of a global organization with over 12,000 employees worldwide- We have a very talented and diverse workforce focused on equity & inclusion.
✔    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.

Interested to join?


Please submit your resume/CV to be considered!

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.