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Kollmorgen is a key player in the Industry 4.0 revolution with solutions for robotics and automated guided vehicles with 2,000 people employed worldwide. Our infrastructure, intellectual knowledge, passion and experience are testament to our pursuit of motion excellence. And because of our heritage of customization, we see opportunities, not obstacles.
Why Work for Us?
More than five decades ago, Kollmorgen developed the direct drive technology that enables some of today’s most remarkably innovative machines.
We helped engineers build the first self-contained artificial heart. Our end-to-end onsite engineering resulted in China’s first air-jet loom for manufacturing, and we’ve been a pioneer in hybrid motor technology for transportation for two decades.
We work together to win together.
Meet our People
Sales Manager Europe
Being on the commercial side of our business, I’m always trying to spot and understand the future needs of our clients, beyond what‘s being implemented today. The sales cycle of our products is naturally very long, so our relationships with clients are best described as strong partnerships. The best thing about my job, is the great diversity that each day brings. It’s never boring. And the mutual trust between myself, my clients and colleagues is a big motivator.
Studied: Business Administration, University of Gothenburg
Product Marketing Manager
What I enjoy most about my work is the constant need to be coherent with the marketplace. The business is booming and my role of finding opportunities and then addressing them with insights is really interesting and rewarding. My main work is to analyze and connect the dots. To segment and position a strong portfolio of products to the future market.
One thing that motivates me in this global environment is all the great people you meet. Not only colleagues, but stakeholders from all over the world.
Studied: Industrial Management and Engineering, The Faculty of Engineering at Lund University
Before I came to Kollmorgen I was not familiar with Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV), even though I previously studied Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. I remember I was a bit nervous when I took my first customer support mission. Although China and Sweden have a six-hour time difference, my Swedish colleagues are always online to help me. I never feel alone as my colleagues quickly respond and help me to solve technical issues.
As an application engineer, I need to travel to different cities, where the working environment is often un-predictable. This meant that I often ended up spending less time with my family. My company noticed it and my manager planned our activities so that I would spend more time at the Shanghai office to sum up the lessons learned from working with clients and learn new technologies so that we could work more efficiently. Our customers are our partners, we sometimes need to work overtime together, but we are all striving for the same goal, that is to ensure that our automated guided vehicles can efficiently and accurately serve the logistics needs.
Studied: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University