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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
Application Engineer / Software
Since I started at Kollmorgen I’ve been traveling around the world installing our systems at clients and end users’ locations. It’s been a diverse and interesting job where one’s problem solving skills are constantly challenged. Currently I’m aspiring to broaden my repertoire within the field of software engineering, with the ambition to dig deeper into the core of our AGV platform and help make it even better.
As well as learning new skills at work I enjoy challenging myself physically. On my trips I’ve often joined local associations for some added exercise and cultural exchange; practicing wrestling in Atlanta, Thai boxing in Lausanne or Brazilian jiu-jitsu in Tokyo are some highlights. Back at the office me and some colleagues often go for swims or runs together, and in summer time it’s perfect with a beautiful lake close by for joint swimrun events in the morning or during lunch breaks.
Studied: Automation & Mechatronics, Chalmers University of Technology
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
I’m “defined” by extreme action sports. Whether snowboarding off-piste or surfing the extreme waves of nature, I love the challenge of uncertainty.
Although some might see action sports as quite the opposite of engineering, my tech-nerd side lives in harmony with my other self. My home houses at least 6 computers and a lot of tech gear. - I’m a dare devil and tech-nerd at that same time.
My role at Kollmorgen is to make the impossible possible. I coordinate with our engineering partners daily to move projects forward. Projects are constantly evolving and we're always learning. I’m never bored, although I’m a very impatient type of guy. The best part is when I’m clueless right in the middle of a new complex problem. It’s in some way like riding that crazy wave of nature - The larger the challenge, the better.
Studied: Industrial Engineering, Linnaeus University