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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI

Apply by:  22-03-2019

Structural Engineer for Cranes

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 Structural Engineer to join our Technical calculation and Simulation team located in Tampere. In this role, you will work in different R&D-, customer and sales support projects together with our teams in Tampere and globally.

Kalmar cranes and automation are moving thousands of containers every day, worldwide. Structural engineering is one of the corner stones to make our cranes to be lightweight, competitive and reliable products. As one example what we do, you can check “Kalmar RMG” in YouTube.
Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Analyzing crane steel structures and mechanical components (static, fatigue, buckling)
  • Sizing crane main structures, checking wheel loads, deflections etc. 
  • Developing existing calculation tools and processes further on
  • Depending on your background and your own interests you may also participate for crane structural measurements or multi-body dynamic simulations. 

What you'll need to succeed:

We are looking for a motivated person with ambition to make good cranes by utilizing modern calculation tools and methods effectively. 

Ideally you have:

  • Technical education (B.Sc or M.Sc)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from structural engineering or structural analyst work
  • Experience in technical calculations, FEM (e.g. ANSYS),  welded steel structures, fatigue analysis, developing the calculation tools
  • Finnish and good English language skills
  • Experience in cranes and crane related standards, multi-body dynamic simulations or stress measurements would be an advantage.

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.

We offer an interesting and challenging tasks and growth opportunities in an international work environment.

Interested to join?

For further information please contact Matti Paloneva, R&D Manager by phone at +358 400 387 296.
If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 31.03.2019.

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.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.

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