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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI

Apply by:  16-12-2019

R&D Engineer / Senior R&D Engineer

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

Kalmar’s Automation and Projects division is searching a R&D Engineer / Senior R&D Engineer, mechanical to strengthen and join to our cranes mechanical engineering team. You are able to work as nominated engineer in defined NPD (New Product Development) project(s) having technical responsibility of own discipline area. You are able to coordinate actions needed to develop validated crane design that meets requirements defined in the project and ensure competitiveness of the product. You will be located in Tampere, Finland. Reporting directly to the R&D Manager mechanical engineering.

Main tasks and resposibilities:
●    Work according Kalmar NPD process  
●    Delivering design documentation
●    Defining new structures and mechanisms included in the project(s)
●    Component selection, calculation and standardization
●    Participating to engineering reviews
●    Executing and controlling the crane mechanical development and testing
●    Production and site support in NPD phase
●    Working in global engineering organization
●    Participating to sales supporting, sourcing supporting and project engineering activities.

What you’ll need to succeed:

We are looking for a person who is open and have a positive outlook on designing, who can co-operate successfully with different stakeholders. If you are a result-driven individual, able to be part of a team that continues to deliver customer-centric solutions for Kalmar's business partners, you will fit right in.
We expect from you:

●    Technical education (B.Sc or M.Sc) in Mechanical or Structural Engineering
●    Minimum of two (2) years of experience in new product development project(s) and/or crane applications
●    Good knowledge in design of heavy welding structures and/or hoisting appliances
●    Knowledge of crane design criteria, i.e. machinery directives and crane standards
●    Very good knowledge of engineering systems, especially Catia V5 or similar system
●    Good team working skills, organized way of working
●    Good written and oral communication skills in English
●    Willingness for business travelling.

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 Jukka Kiitola, R&D Manager, Mechanical via phone at +358 40 722 8915.
Please submit your application, CV and salary request via apply now by 16.12.2019.


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 sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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