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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  R&D

Minerbio, IT

R&D Engineer, Control Systems

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 R&D Engineer to join the Control System team of Hiab’s Loader Cranes division on a fixed-term contract. The purpose of the position is to define and develop a new hardware layout for the entire model range of cranes. This role also defines the functional specification of the cranes and validation process of the new layout.
This position reports to Laura Sergio, R&D Manager, Control Systems. The location of this position is Minerbio, Italy.
Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Take an active part in the development of new projects
  • Take part in the definition of hardware and functional requirements
  • Draft documentation and technical specifications, test plan and validation
  • Hold internal technical training for production departments / after-sales assistance
  • Support in the development of prototypes and in product testing / validation activities
  • Definition and editing of electronic calibrations.

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • Degree in Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics or similar
  • Relevant work experience may compensate the lack of formal education


  • 3 years of experience in industries in the machinery and / or services production sector or material handling and people lifting sector
  • Experience with Hydraulic handling machines
  • Experience with Control systems


  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • CAD design of electrical diagrams
  • Control design with Matlab / Simulink
  • Experience in the use of communications networks with field buses
  • Regulatory knowledge: safety in the design of machinery, control systems and electrical plant standards

Desired behavior:

  • Self-starter
  • Dynamic, methodical, enterprising
  • Strongly motivated to carry out team activities but also to work independently.

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?


For further information please contact Laura Sergio, R&D Manager, Control Systems on email: laura.sergio@hiab.com

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your CV by 09.08.2021.


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