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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  R&D

Dundalk, IE

Control Systems 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.


Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow.


We are currently seeking a Control Systems Software Engineer to join our team at Hiab Dundalk – Ireland. 


Purpose of the role:


  • Working as part of a team within the Control Systems department responsible for new electronic /electrical development for TMFL including connectivity, control system applications;
  • Work within Engineering Office Procedures and Standards;
  • Assist with the analysis of customer requirements to identify project requirements.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Developing technical solutions in electrics / electro 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.


Position requirements:


  • B.Sc or M.Sc Electrical / Electronic engineering;
  • Programming tools (C, C++, CodeSys, C#, .net);
  • Min 3 years in any of the following disciplines: Automation / Electrical / Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering;
  • Strong communication and reporting skills (verbal and in writing);
  • Confident at challenging the status quo and open to adapting new technologies or techniques;
  • Familiarity with ECAD drawing package or other CAD packages;
  • Simulation tools (MatLab, Simulink and Simulink extensions);
  • 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;
  • Motivated self starter who is an innovator and has high clock speed with excellent attention to detail and accuracy. 


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. This vacancy is open to both men and women regardless of Gender, Civil Status, Age, Disability,
Sexual Orientation, Religion, Race, Membership of the Traveller Community, in line with the Company’s Equal Opportunities policy.


If you are excited for this opportunity please apply now! We are looking forward to meeting you. 



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.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.