Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  HSEQ

Ottawa, KS, US

Quality Assurance - 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!

Who is Kalmar?
⮚    Kalmar is the industry forerunner in port automation and energy efficient cargo-handling- unique in its ability to enable seamless integration of different terminal processes.
⮚    Kalmar is the world’s leading manufacturer of terminal tractors- Kalmar Ottawa has built over 80,000 terminal tractors/yard trucks and the majority of them are still in use today.
⮚    One in every Four container moves around the globe is handled by a Kalmar solution
⮚    Cargotec recently invested $22 mil EUROS into the Ottawa, KS manufacturing facility to increase manufacturing capabilities of the current Terminal Tractor line and bring an Electric Terminal Tractor to market- Now is the time to join our team if you are interested in opportunities for growth and advancement. 
⮚    Kalmar is 2022 recipient of the Best of Ottawa- Manufacturing Award!

What makes Kalmar GREAT:
✔    Kalmar’s commitment to sustainability- Our sustainability focus areas are: people & society, environment and governance.
✔    Kalmar believes in collaboration, delivering on our promise and that people make the future.
✔    Team members can expect to be appreciated, respected and highly valued.


Hear what a former Engineering Intern has to say: 
" My time at Kalmar has reinforced my belief in the power of my aspirations and has given me the confidence to pursue them relentlessly. I am grateful for this transformative internship, for it has equipped me with the tools and inspiration to shape a future filled with purpose and success.” - Harsha Gorli



A Quality intern is a trainee employee who gains experience working in the quality control department at the Kalmar Ottawa, KS plant. Quality interns must analyze assembly lines and quality gates and devise test procedures to identify manufacturing deficiencies that cause quality control issues. Quality interns will coordinate with the Quality Supervisor to address manufacturing deficiencies. Quality interns must also create standard operating procedures (SOP) for tests to increase product quality and customer satisfaction.



Main tasks and responsibilities


●    Analyze and troubleshoot assembly lines and quality gates
●    Identify manufacturing deficiencies and devise test procedures 
●    Create Standard Operating Procedures for quality tests
●    Coordinate with Quality Supervisor to address quality issues



What you’ll need to succeed


●    Must be currently enrolled in a 4-year bachelor's program.  Preferably Mathematics, Computer Science, or Electrical/Computer Engineering majors
●    Grade point average of 3.0 or above
●    Able to work 35 hours a week
●    Basic troubleshooting and analytical skills
●    Good verbal and written communication skills
●    Attention to detail is important
●    Must be proficient with computers
●    Basic knowledge of testing software is required
●    Ability to test software and question features or behavior is desirable but not required


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 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.
Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totaled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.

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.