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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI

System Safety Engineer, Automation

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. Robotised equipment systems and automation solutions play a significant part in our ambition to provide safer, more sustainable and productive solutions for our customers.





The purpose of the position is to ensure the safety of the automation systems in product development and customer projects.

The person in this role has system safety engineering responsibility of the automation platform in the product development and customer projects. He/she is a hand-on project engineer who enjoys collaborating with skilled people and working with systems consisting of software, hardware and equipment.

This person in this role is eager for growth, in order to take full responsibility for the safety of the automation platform and automation projects in Kalmar Mobile Solutions. 



  • Planning and execution of system safety engineering for automation projects
    • Automation system software and hardware
    • Onboard autonomy system software and hardware
    • Safe infrastructure and access control systems
    • Automation ready equipment
  • Identify and understand the relevant safety standards and regulations
  • Challenge the existing and emerging safety practises and identify smarter ways to embed safety in the state of the art robotised equipment and automation systems
  • Lead engineer for automation infrastructure safety and access control systems
  • Safety support for customer delivery and pilots



  • Excellent problem solving
  • Professional in documentation
  • Good in collaboration
  • Capability to challenge technology status quo and identify smarter ways of working
  • Project management experience is considered as a plus
  • Systems engineering experience
  • Design for safety experience
  • Capability to understand relevant safety regulations
  • Earlier experience on automation project systems engineering or safety engineering is considered as a plus




  • Product management
  • Software and automation development teams
  • Automation technology partners and suppliers
  • Cargo handling equipment engineers
  • Test yard engineers
  • Product integration
  • Project delivery.




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

For further information please contact Jari Hämäläinen, Director, Automation by email at jari.hamalainen@kalmarglobal.com or by phone November 26th 2020 at 11-13 o'clock or November 30th 2020 at 11-13 o'clock at +358 50 5572229.

This role is located in primarily in Tampere, Finland; potentially in Helsinki, Finland.


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 2019 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com