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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  R&D

Dundalk, IE

Software Engineer

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.


Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling


We are looking for a Software Engineer to join Hiab’s Control Systems department. This position is responsible for new electronic / electrical development for Truck Mounted Forklifts (TMFL) including connectivity, control system applications.
This position reports to Control Systems Manager. The location of this position is Dundalk, Ireland.
Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develop technical solutions in electrics / hydraulics – NPD & PLC applications
  • Assist with the electrical development for TMFL including harness design and component specification
  • Ensure designs are safe and rated for use in TMFL environment and signed off by suppliers
  • Document system functions and assist in the development of work instructions
  • Involved with other engineers to integrate the electronic wiring harness and its components into any new TMFL designs
  • Involved in the production of technical publications
  • Liaise with all departments to support new systems and provide support to resolve customer complaints
  • Where necessary prepare and execute testing of new and existing electrical designs. 


What you’ll need to succeed:


  • B.Sc or M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering



  • Minimum 5 years in any of the following disciplines: Automation / Electrical / Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering
  • Programming tools (C, C++, CodeSys, C#, .net)
  • Familiarity with ECAD drawing package or other CAD packages
  • Simulation tools (MatLab, Simulink and Simulink extensions)



  • Strong communication and reporting skills (verbal and in writing)
  • Confident at challenging the status quo and open to adapting new technologies or techniques
  • Ability to analyse problems and derive solutions
  • Ability to manage project requirements and schedules
  • Project management experience an advantage 
  • Work as necessary in the Production environment and assist with TMF commissioning
  • Willingness to travel internationally as required and meet customers and suppliers.


Desired behavior:

  • Motivated self starter
  • Innovator
  • High clock speed
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.


You will be part of:


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?
If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your CV by 25.11.2021.


Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com