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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI

Chief Engineer, Automation System Testing

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


We are looking for a motivated individual to join us as a Chief Engineer, Automation System Testing.

Chief engineer of automation system testing works in the Strategy, Sustainability and Technology function
at Kalmar. The purpose of the position is to lead and ensure high quality and readiness of the robotics and
automation system technology (equipment, hardware, software) based on requirements and relevant


Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Lead automation system testing planning
  • Lead execution and documentation of system testing with relevant stakeholders
  • Lead development and maintenance of live automation test environments at test yard, operations
  • center and simulators
  • Lead demonstrations at control center and test yard
  • Participate into systems engineering design
  • Manage selected robotics and automation technology projects
  • Support for customer delivery and pilot projects.


What you’ll need to succeed

  • Project management experience is considered as a plus
  • Earlier experience on robotics and automation projects is considered as a plus
  • Software and/or System testing and test planning experience
  • Software and/or system integration experience
  • Hardware in the Loop (HiL) simulator experience
  • Knowledge on software development
  • Knowledge on robotics and automation hardware
  • Earlier experience on systems engineering is considered as a plus.



You will be part of

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 realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.


Interested to join?

For further information please contact Johan Bergman, Head of Robotics by email at

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application today!

Please note that the interview process may begin before the closing date of the job posting.

Please also note that the recruitment process for this position is coordinated by our HR team part of Cargotec Business Services based in Bulgaria.


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 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.