Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Engineering

Tampere, FI

Trainee, Mechanical Engineering

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.


Embark on an enriching traineeship experience with us as we seek a dynamic individual to join our team as a Trainee in Mechanical Engineering.


This position involves engaging in diverse supportive designing tasks within our Customer Engineering Team, specifically focusing on Kalmar straddle carriers.

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Supportive engineering tasks e.g.
  • Mechanical engineering in delivery projects of Straddle and Shuttle Carriers
  • Sales material creation (dimensional drawings etc.)
  • Technical documentation.

What you’ll need to succeed


The ideal candidate would be dynamic, initiative, hard-working and eager to learn more on the way to become a future expert.


Ideally you have:

  • Some years of studies in machine design as a major or at least as a strong minor
  • Some experience in 3D designing, preferably with Catia
  • Strong IT skills.

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 realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.


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?


We will start reviewing and interviewing the applicants already during the application period, so be quick and apply by the 10th of March at the latest! All the candidates will be informed about the recruitment process latest by the end of May.

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 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.