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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Operations / Assembly

Shanghai, CN

Production Engineer Supervisor

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.

Purpose of the position

Supervise production line operation in accordance with plant policies and procedures. Ensure smooth production operation during shift.

Key Accountabilities:


  1. Manage the PE team building and target achievement
  2. Lea and coach PE team to improve existing process, productivity, and cost reduction of existing products via MES and andon system data’s analysis
  3. Responsible for fixture, jig, spreader design, tracking the manufacturing schedule and technical guidance
  4. Responsible for manufacturing technology and quality problems in the process of analysis, and put forward solutions
  5. Manage the new production introduction ensuring cost, schedule, budget and performance requirements are met
  6. Optimize line layout, implement lean production, optimize material replenishment flow. Ensure process provides a high level of safety and ergonomic compliance
  7. Review all issues of process to generate the direction or solution. To work together with cross function to do troubleshooting with quality tools like fish boe, 5 why etc.
  8. Draft and design plant layout, product layout and material flow with lean principles
  9. Set up the product standard time and optimization, capacity analysis
  10. Share lessons learned with other plants, including technical information, components drawings and specification
  11. Continually improve the assembly quality and efficiency by optimizing the assembly process
  12. Tooling /fixture /Jig/ spreader supplier selection assessment and evaluation annually
  13. Local components testing for qualification purposes
  14. During the production process designing and improvement, taking ergonomics into account and reducing the risk of OHS from the source.


1. Experience:

  • 5+ years’ PE experience in the manufacturing industry
  • More than 2 years related management experience
  • Experience in the automotive industry is a plus 
  • Experience in automatic/ manual assembly process
  • Experience in smart factories and digital manufacturing systems is preferred.


2. Education:

  • Bachelor or above in Mechanical & Electrical engineering


3. Skills

  • Problem or critical situation solving skill
  • Cost saving oriented thinking 
  • Basic production quality knowledge, project management
  • Reading and understanding of drawings
  • Technical background is better
  • Familiar with lean production and tools/methodology
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes and provide efficient solutions
  • Good at MS office software application
  • Skilled in AutoCAD etc drawing software
  • Familiar with the knowledge of ergonomics
  • Good team spirit and communication skills
  • Good oral and written English skills.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your CV by 12.07.2021.


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. www.kalmarglobal.com


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com