Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI

Trainee, Product Safety

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.


We are looking for a trainee to join our Product Safety team in Horizontal Division. The team works in close cooperation with automation and equipment sales, product management, R&D, engineering, customer projects and product support, and provides them product safety expert services.

You will report to the Product Safety Manager and will be part of a team of four. The trainee period lasts from Mid-May to the end of August, but exact duration can be agreed with some degree of flexibility. The location of the position is Tampere. Remote working after the induction period is possible.

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Machinery and automation risk assessment work with team's support
  • Studying of relevant legislation, standards, literature and earlier analysis to support the work
  • Facilitation of risk assessment sessions
  • Functional safety analysis
  • Documentation
  • Agreed process development tasks.

What you’ll need to succeed


  • 2-4 years of studies in engineering (B.Sc. or M.Sc.). Preferred education of the candidate are Automation, Electrical and/or Mechanical engineering
  • Experience in the machinery and automation industries, specifically in safety of machinery and functional safety, is an advantage
  • Meeting and collaboration skills
  • Documentation skills
  • Fluency in English.

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?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 10.03.2024

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

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.