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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI

Trainee, Automation Testing

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.

Purpose of the position


This position offers a great opportunity for a student to advance the automation of heavy-duty mobile machines. The focus is on teleoperated equipment, system integration, testing, and mechanical
engineering depending on the candidate’s competences. The position offers also a great opportunity for a MSc student to complete his/her studies in a globally trending domain of work.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Performing tests and measurements of automated machines and documentation of results
  • Active participation in defining systematic test methods for automated and teleoperated machines
  • Active participation into test environment development.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Studies are in good shape and applicant needs to be near graduation
  • Accomplishment of relevant courses such as automation or linear/digital control, instrumentation,
  • engineering mechanics (e.g. loading in static and dynamic conditions).
  • Familiarity with communication, control and teleoperation is considered to be plus.
  • Flexibility and agility, problem solving mindset with attention to details
  • Good verbal and written English
  • Understanding of robotics/automation is considered to be plus.

Working together with:


Technology/automation, virtual reality lab, AI team, Proto shop team.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application by March, 7.


Please contact Ville Laine, ville.laine@kalmarglobal.com, for further information about the position.


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