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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI Ljungby, SE

Robotics Architect

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 Strategy, Sustainability & Technology Division is looking for а Robotics Architect who will ensure robotics technology leadership in the ports & terminals,distribution and industrial segment solutions.


As a Robotics Architect your role will be to ensure state of the art architecture design and professional development of the robotics technology platform. You will be responsible for robotics architecture and participate hands-on in robotics technology development.


The position is located in Tampere or Helsinki, Finland or Ljungby, Sweden.

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Chief architect for robotics systems
  • Chief engineer for robotics development and engineering
  • Co-design of the equipment automation readiness (vehicle control system and actuators)
  • Co-design the end-to-end automation systems, i.e. robotised equipment, automation software, remote operations centre, and infrastructure systems.
  • Project management for selected robotics platform development projects or sub-projects
  • Development environment and tools
  • Support for customer delivery and pilot projects.

What you’ll need to succeed


  • Master of Science or Doctor of Science in Technology in a relevant field, such as automation, control,robotics, mechatronics, automotive engineering
  • Senior technology specialist / technology manager roles in the field of mobile robotics
  • Deep knowledge on robotics technologies (perception, computer vision, machine learning, or deep learning and actuation), good understanding of vehicle control systems and functional safety
  • Development and systems engineering process understanding
  • Vision for direction and management skills for execution
  • Skilled  to challenge technology status quo and identify smarter ways of working
  • Good verbal and written English.

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 Antti Kulpakko, Chief Engineer, Robotics, by email address:

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 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.