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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Ottawa, KS, US

Development Engineer, Mechanics

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

Purpose of Position:
Develop and support mechanical systems for current and future projects.  Demonstrate a broad understanding of systems and system-interactions for both diesel and electric powered Kalmar terminal tractor. Design subsystems to meet global customer needs, legislation and internal requirements. 

Main tasks and responsibilities:
●    Define specifications for mechanical components and subsystems.
●    Help ensure that components and systems meet specified technical customer demands, product safety, legislations requirements and internal demands for TT products.
●    Perform activities according to specified requirements and time schedules.
●    Contribute toward cooperation between product development, sourcing, and operations.
●    According to customer demands, choose design solutions, materials, and components.
●    Define component verification and validation test requirements
●    Coordinate work with internal and external engineers
●    Perform other related duties as assigned.

What you’ll need to succeed
●    Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering
●    Theoretical and applied knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems related to mobile equipment preferred.
●    2+ years in mobile equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, or powertrain systems
●    Experience with electrical or control systems preferred
●    3D CAD systems, CATIA V5 experience preferred.
●    Strong aptitude toward mechanical design
●    Good communication skills.
●    Fluent in English in both speaking and writing.

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.
    A team who is fully committed to strengthening our market leadership position by focusing on continuous improvement initiatives and innovation of our processes. 

Interested in joining the Kalmar Team?
Please submit your resume/CV to be considered!

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.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.