Career stories


Yong Hwee

It’s people who create and add value.
Regional Manager

Keep it exciting

I’m a regional manager responsible for crane delivery activities in Southeast Asia. The job involves plenty of cooperation with diverse industries using lifting equipment, for example in production facilities, port yards, steel mills or hydropower plants. I also travel a lot in my region and to Finland. It’s a joy to work with a wonderful and supportive team, and it’s great to add value in some very interesting projects. I have an exciting job.

Focus on people...


Look in the mirror and develop yourself.
Contract Manager, New Business Rosmalen

Selling TRUST

Konecranes offers many opportunities to learn every day and to develop your own career. I started in January 2006 as a sales engineer for maintenance contracts and light lifting equipment in the southern part of the Netherlands. Since then I have participated in a lot of product/equipment training, the most impressive of which was the Contract Workshop in Springfield USA. In 2007 we started in Benelux a service sales training program to learn how to “open the doors” of new...


Don’t stand still
Branch manager Cwmbran, South Wales

Running the show

I’m a branch manager in Cwmbran, South Wales, with overall responsibility for running all aspects of our operations, including being mother to a dozen service technicians. It all started sometime ago with a newspaper advertisement, which landed me a job as a service technician for a company that was acquired by Konecranes. Later I progressed to service manager. I’m glad to say I made the right choice. I enjoy the variation of the customers we deal with and the satisfaction...