Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Application & Product Management

Ottawa, KS, US

Sales 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 Engineer Intern has to say:  “My time with Kalmar has been a time of personal and professional growth. Going into my final year of College, Kalmar has been the springboard experience I hoped for. Great People, Great Company.” - Kirk Scott


Based in Ottawa, KS, our interns gain experience while providing technical and process improvement support for the Order Management Team. The role is a technical interface with Product and Sales Management team, Americas region Front Line Sales, and Americas assembly facilities in early phases of a customer order.


Main tasks and responsibilities


●    Help sales companies create accurate Terminal Tractor specifications; recommend options or configurations for improved customer satisfaction, reduced costs, or increased standardization
●    Help sales companies match terminal tractor configurations to customers’ needs, performance specifications, and regulatory requirements. Answer questions about price, availability, and application
●    Review sales orders to ensure clarity in specification, delivery, and financial details. Identify potential supply chain disruptions early in the order process to minimize risk to revenue and late deliveries. 
●    Facilitate effective handover to order administration team with minimal rework of orders; support accurate and timely order revisions when the need arises

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).


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 in joining the Kalmar 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.