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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Application & Product Management

Tampere, FI

Trainee, Kalmar Services

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 a Trainee, Kalmar Service who will be responsible for performing specific given tasks to support and assist permanent team members and be able to provide basic level substitute service during permanent team members’ holidays. Trainee is working with various team activities, such as responding to technical/commercial/logistics enquiries from different internal stakeholders.


Trainee collaborates in automation system R&D, product management and product support tasks and takes part in automation retrofit projects. The tasks can vary from functional hardware testing, product support documentation, electrical engineering or software troubleshooting depending on personal skills and interests.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Supporting permanent team members in various technical/commercial/logistics tasks
  • Acting as substitute for the permanent team members during their holidays
  • Participates in integration projects according to capabilities 
  • Provides product support to feasible capabilities 


What you’ll need to succeed:


  • MSc/ BSc studies, preferably 3rd year or more in suitable field like automation or electrical engineering
  • Work experience in Industrial/Business-to-business environment
  • Hands-on experience from electrics, mechanics or machinery
  • Knowledge of automation hardware (sensors, fieldbuses etc.), inverter drives, embedded electronics
  • Basic knowledge in software development. PLC, automation and electrics knowledge is beneficial
  • Pro-active, systematic and structured mindset and disciplined way of working
  • Good problem-solving and networking skills
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Google work environment (Gmail, G-Drive, Sheets, Docs, Slides, etc)
  • Knowledge of machine automation / mobile machinery
  • Basic understanding of International Trade and Logistics


We offer you:


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!


Cargotec’s Trainee community is active throughout the summer. You will get to know other trainees through different Trainee activities and events, which have been very valued among our Trainees.


Interested to join?


For further information please contact Reima Reinvall, Offering Development Manager by email:


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application latest by 5.3.2023. Please note that we’ll start interviewing in early March.


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 (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.