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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI

Apply by:  06-10-2019

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 here 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 these cranes to be lightweight, competitive and reliable products. As one example of products and projects where we are involved, pls. see “Kalmar RMG” in YouTube.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Work as responsible structural engineer in selected projects
  • Analyze the crane structures and components
  • Work together with our other engineers to develop new designs, improve the existing designs and solve the possible issues from the existing crane fleet
  • Prepare the technical reports and documents for R&D and customer projects
  • Depending on your background and interests, you may also participate structural measurements and 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 analysis tools and methods.

Ideally you have:

  • Technical education (B.Sc or M.Sc)
  • Good experience with FEA (e.g. ANSYS) and analytical calculations (e.g. Mathcad, Excel)  
  • Experience of mobile machines, welded steel structures and fatigue analysis
  • Finnish and English proficiency
  • 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 realize your potential and become an important member of our global team.

Interested to join?

We offer an interesting and challenging tasks and growth opportunities in an international work environment. For further information please contact Sen. R&D Manager Matti Paloneva tel. +358 400 387 296.

Please submit your application, CV and salary request via apply now latest by 06.10.2019

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. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people.

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