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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Application & Product Management

Meppel, NL Minerbio, IT Zaragoza, ES

Application Engineer, Crane Configuration Management

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 an Application Engineer, Crane Configuration to join Hiab’s Heavy and Superheavy Loader Cranes division. In this position you are responsible for the complete configuration architecture of the product portfolio of the Heavy and Superheavy division. The position requires constant dialogue with different departments, hence the right candidate has an open and structured way of communication. The position demands a self-driven person who is a good analytical listener with a technical background. In this environment a strong business and commercial mindset is necessary.
This position reports to Director, Global Product Management. The location of this position can be Meppel (Netherlands), Minerbio (Italy) or Zaragoza (Spain). We provide a remote work possibility.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain crane configuration architecture in configurator systems (ProBuilder)
  • Implement modular thinking in configuration management
  • Support key users in the area of responsibility. (Product management, R&D, production environment, marketing, sales)
  • Plan and execute configuration management throughout the lifecycle of a project
  • New product development
  • Product life cycle maintenance
  • Product change events
  • Coordinate the harmonisation of components of a product configurations
  • Data analytics.

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • BSc in Engineering or other relevant field



  • Experience in modular management or equivalent is advantageous


  • Analytical thinking
  • Organised and highly structured way of working
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Industrial Management & Engineering as well as systems architecture would be key attributes to the position
  • High level understanding of Microsoft office and Google Suite software platforms
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Spanish and/or Italian can be a benefit.

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 now.


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 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.