Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Engineering

Stargard, PL

Mechanical design engineer

Purpose of the position

We are looking for a talented and experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team at Kalmar Horizontal Engineering. Kalmar is a world leader in providing innovative, sustainable and efficient cargo handling solutions. Our horizontal engineering team is responsible for the design and development of automated and manual straddle carriers, charging solutions and automation infrastructure for these machines. In this role, you will be responsible for the design of mechanical components and systems for our straddle carriers and charging solutions. You will work closely with other engineers on the team to develop and implement new design solutions. You will also be responsible for ensuring that our products meet all relevant safety and regulatory requirements.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Design and develop mechanical components, structures and systems for horizontal products in customer delivery projects
  • Work closely with other engineers on the team to develop and implement new design solutions
  • Ensure that products meet all relevant safety and regulatory requirements
  • Participate in the design review process
  • Work with suppliers to ensure the quality of manufactured components
  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing and assembly teams plus for other relevant stakeholders
  • Keep up to date with the latest technologies and trends in mechanical engineering

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Mechanical engineering knowledge and experience
  • B. Sc. or M. Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 3 years (for senior design engineer at least 6 years) of  working experience in relevant field
  • Strong communication in English
  • Mechanical design software experience, CATIA V5 knowledge is an advantage
  • Expertise at least in some of the following fields: 
  1. heavy steel structures
  2. walkways (in cranes or in other mobile applications)
  3. crane engineering
  4. mobile equipment engineering
  5. powerline engineering (e.g. diesel, hybrid, hydrogen, EVs)
  6. hydraulics
  • Self-driven working style 
  • Good communication skills and team player-attitude
  • Can-do attitude
  • Enthusiasm towards new technologies is a plus

You will be part of

As an engineering team member you will get familiar with high tech heavy duty transportation equipment, including automated and manually operated Straddle and Shuttle Carriers. The Straddles are equipped with the latest power unit technology; diesel-electric, hybrid and fully electric driveline. We offer you a position in our local Stargard based engineering team which works closely with Finland main design office and you will have a great team to support your growth professionally. Your role can be fine tuned based on your current skills and interests. 

Interested to join?

For further information please contact recruiter or hiring managers: Teemu Ratus (teemu.ratus@kalmarglobal) or Karol Adamiak (