Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Engineering

Tampere, FI

Trainee, Electrical Engineer

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.

Do you want to make your next move count? With us, you can


Kalmar’s Horizontal Transportation division is looking for a Trainee, Electrical engineering to join the project engineering team. In our team we are responsible for electrical design for customer projects and related support for other functions during the projects.

You will help your team to support the customer projects from sales to delivery and give a possibility to deliver the equipment in time and in high quality.

The position is located in Tampere, Finland. The trainee period lasts from May to August, but exact duration can be agreed with some degree of flexibility.

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Make updates in documentation according to the feedback received from factory
  • Electrical design tasks
  • Project delivery documentation.

What you’ll need to succeed


We are looking for an active person who eagerly takes on new responsibilities and curiously seeks for solutions for given tasks.

Ideally you have:

  • 1-4 years of studies for M.Sc / B.Sc degree in electrics
  • Hands-on experience in electrical engineering and / or installation work is a benefit
  • Knowledge of CAD based electrical engineering tools is a benefit
  • Fluent enough in both written and spoken English to manage daily tasks
  • Systematic and proactive way of working.

You will be part of


We offer you an opportunity in a global organisation to put your skills and knowledge into practice in various meaningful working tasks. We value collaboration in our open and
inclusive culture and you will get to work with colleagues from different backgrounds. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally - and have fun while doing it!


Our trainee network goes beyond a typical internship experience, creating a holistic environment that nurtures both professional and personal growth. The traineeship is active during the summer, providing opportunities to connect with fellow trainees through various activities and events.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application with your CV soonest!


We are reviewing the applications continuously and will fill the position when we find a suitable candidate.


For further information, please contact Marko Tukiainen, Engineering Manager, Electrics by email at

Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,400 people.