Kalmar Solutions System Development Engineer in Ottawa, United States

System Development Engineer

Kalmar Solutions, LLC, the leading global supplier of container & load handling equipment and services, is seeking a

System Development Engineer

Job Function:

Based in Ottawa, Kansas USA, this position will be responsible to perform system development design tasks related to New Product Development (NPD) and Advanced Engineering (AE) projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and documentation of components and systems

  • Ensure that designs and documentation meet specified technical customer demands, product safety, legislative requirements and internal demands

  • Provide support and/or solutions for service, production and supplier issues

  • Coordinate build and testing of prototype components

  • Fosters an environment that welcomes and encourages new and innovative design concepts, inventions, patents and product opportunities for improvement giving Kalmar Solutions a competitive edge over industry competitors.

  • Contributes to the overall profitability of new and existing products

  • Contributes to the increase of overall product quality

  • Contributes to cost reduction ideas related to component design on new and existing products

  • Frequently communicates with suppliers

  • On occasions, may communicate with dealers and equipment users regarding existing product issues

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate/Lead design reviews, DFMEA’s and develop and manage validation plans

  • Provides frequent team progress updates to direct manager as needed

  • Ensures the use of engineering standards, methodologies and global product development processes into engineering team’s daily work tasks.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering discipline is required

  • A minimum of five (5+) years of experience in mechanical design, preferably in mobile equipment application

  • Work with a variety of mechanical system design tasks, working through system requirement generation and system interaction definition.

  • Licensed PE or ability to obtain PE license is preferred.

  • Strong technical knowledge and aptitude toward mechanical design

  • Solid background in working in a project based, new product development environment and process

  • Strong understanding of assembly processes and good understanding of manufacturing processes

  • Strong skills in 3D CAD systems. CATIA V5 experience is preferred.

  • Theoretical and applied knowledge of structural, pneumatic and hydraulic systems related to mobile equipment.

  • Theoretical and applied knowledge of design for six sigma principles

  • Theoretical and applied knowledge of lean principles

  • Theoretical and applied knowledge of scrum development methodologies

  • Good understanding of structural analysis and testing, preferably in a mobile equipment environment

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Demonstrate good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • An extensive amount of independent thinking is required

  • Able to work under minimal supervision, with management guidance

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.

Kalmar offers a challenging and interesting position in an international company with most recent automation technology. We have strong will to succeed and you will be part of a highly motivated team. With us, you have substantial opportunities for personal development, and will be working with highly skilled colleagues.

Kalmar USA provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, including 401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance plans, paid vacation and 9 paid holidays.

For further information please contact Lori Pheigaru 1-785-229-1147.

Please submit your application, resume and salary request by 25 October 2016.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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. www.kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion in 2015 and it employs over 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com

Job overview

Position: System Development Engineer

Location: United States, Ottawa, Kansas

Type: Permanent

ID: 12159

Posted: 13.10.2016

Apply by: 25.10.2016