60 years and going strong.

Kalmar Ottawa has been part of the Ottawa, KS community since it first became a legal entity in 1943 as Ottawa Steel Products, Inc. making attachments for farm equipment.  Since these early days of Ottawa Steel Products the company has gone through many different products and name changes but is known for its current product, the terminal tractor and the name Ottawa Truck.

Kalmar Ottawa not only invented the product but is the global leader in the terminal tractor business, producing over 70,000 units, more than all of its competitors combined.  Kalmar Ottawa trucks are known for their superior quality and reliability, which is directly attributed to the employees in Ottawa, KS.

Our current job openings.

Don’t see any opportunities posted for our Ottawa, KS location? All of Kalmar’s global opportunities can be found by clicking below.

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If you are interested in applying for one of our current open positions please click the link below and fill out the form.

It will be forwarded to someone within our Human Resources Department and we will contact you with questions.

Thank you for your interest in Kalmar Ottawa!

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Standards Certification.

Cargotec’s manufacturing plant in Ottawa, Kansas is compliant with certifications for quality and adherence to rigid international standards.

Certification: ISO 14001:2015 | ISO 9001:2015 | ISO 45001:2018