Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ottawa, KS, US

Development Engineer, Electrics- 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 Engineering Intern has to say: “The environment is very comfortable and everyone is very friendly. It helps facilitate a workplace environment     where I can learn and not be afraid to ask questions when I do have them. ” - Evan Nim

Kalmar Solutions, is seeking a Development Engineer, Electrics Intern to be based in Ottawa, KS.  The Development Engineer, Electrics Intern is responsible for the development and coordination of Systems design for Electronics, Controls and Mechatronics regarding Terminal Tractor (TT) within Mobile Equipment division (MED) based on customer needs, legislation and internal requirements and according to business strategies. 

Main tasks and responsibilities


●    Develop electrical, controls and mechatronic designs for our TT product line.  
●    Integrate electrical components into truck chassis and cabins where product systems include hydraulics, pneumatics, structures and powertrain. 
●    Develop Network Databases for CAN, LIN, and Ethernet.
●    Develop vehicle network topologies by implementing Kalmar Solutions standards.
●    Understand current vehicle architecture and plan upgrades.
●    Ensures the use of engineering standards, methodologies and global product development processes into engineering team’s daily work tasks. 

What you’ll need to succeed

•    High School diploma or equivalent required
•    Pursuing a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering 


•    Knowledge required: Bill of Material Structures, CAD System AUTOCAD 2-D, INVENTOR 3-D Modeling Systems (experience         with CATIA or PRO-E is acceptable) and PC Software Applications.
•    Strong aptitude toward electrical, controls and mechatronic design
•    Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
•    Proficient in the use of Google software including Sheets, Docs
•    Strong work ethic, dependable
•    High Attention to Detail



Other information
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.