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Development Engineer Electric

Website Kalmar

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 skilled and enthusiastic Development Engineer specializing in electric systems to join our engineering team. The successful candidate will have a solid background in electrical engineering and a passion for developing innovative electric solutions. This role involves designing, developing, and testing electric components and systems to meet our clients’ growing needs.

The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out work within development of systems and components within the CB division. Development work is based on customer needs, legislation and internal requirements and according to business strategies.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • To lead assigned work with partners, consultants and suppliers
  • Develop components and systems and secure that specified technical customer demands, product safety, legislations requirements and internal demands are met
  • Define specification for components and systems in cooperation with PSE and Chief Engineers
  • In consultation with PSE coordinate components and systems design between products
  • To ensure cooperation between team function and Sourcing and Operation
  • Responsibility for regularly reporting to the responsible Line Manager regarding outcome and possible deviations
  • In consultation with the responsible Line Manager and PSE define a test plan, purchase components, execute and evaluate outcome where a need has been identified
  • In consultation with responsible PSE and Line Manager perform customer and supplier visits.

What You’ll Need To Succeed


  • B.Sc or M.Sc. degree within relevant field or similar knowledge through experience.


  • Solid technical knowledge regarding non-road mobile machinery or similar rubber tire vehicles
  • Experience of product development activities within mechanical engineering is needed
  • Experience from similar tasks are qualifying
  • Experience regarding other Kalmar products are qualifying.


  • Business- and market mindset
  • Focus on customer needs
  • Good communication skills are important
  • Good knowledge in engineering tools for design, used by Kalmar
  • Analytical and structural ability
  • Driving force and be result oriented
  • Problem solver
  • Positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.

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.

More benefits:

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package geared to boost health and wellbeing
  • All our employees are offered comprehensive Learning & Development opportunities, annual development plan and career progression opportunities
  • In most of our positions, you have flexible working hours and hybrid work (combination of remote work and on-site work)
  • At Kalmar, you will join a truly international working environment and support.

Interested to join?

For further information please contact Simon Bengtsson, Group Manager Engineering by email at [email protected]

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application now!

Please note that the recruitment process for this position is coordinated by our HR team part of Kalmar HR Services based in Bulgaria.

Please note that the interview process may begin before the closing date of the job posting.

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.

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