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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI Helsinki, FI

Manager, 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.

Purpose of the position


  • Owning the process of utilizing existing and new sensors in digital applications.(how to collect the data- sampling rate, basic thresholds for alerts, prediction of failures…) 
  • Bridge between the equipment R&D teams to the digital teams translating hardware and sensors technologies  to business insight and digital value added solutions.
  • Owning/Defining the strategy process working with the equipment divisions for new sensors kits to support the market demands. 
  • Helping data scientists and data analysts to understand how to use the sensor/s raw data in algorithms development and data modeling in machine learning with cooperation/help of the engineers from the equipment divisions.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Agree with HIAB equipment divisions R&D teams the best way for utilizing the machine existing sensors in digital solutions such as predicting/preventing failures and translating such to data analysts to develop algorithms.  
  • Agree with HIAB equipment divisions R&D teams and own the process/strategy of adding new sensors to equipment to meet the business demands, for example what sensor is needed to predict a failure. 
  • Responsible for the specification, design and development of Hiab’s Sensor kit portfolio
  • Collaborating and engaging with key stakeholders such as customers, dealers and Equipment divisions 

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • Master or Bachelor of Science in Business, Information Systems Science or Engineering


  • +3 year experience of project/product management in matrix organization across divisions. 
  • +3 year R&D experience of  hardware and software development.  
  • +5 year experience on sensor technologies and interfaces such as analog/digital GPIO, CAN bus..



  • Project/product management, process owner, facilitator and coordinator. 
  • Jira, Confluence, Slack, Trello, CAD/CAM, PLM
  • Knowledge around embedded hardware and software design and implementation
  • Engineering of load handling equipment considered as an asset.
  • Functional safety
  • Environmental testing 
  • Desired behavior:
  • Team player.
  • Customer focused
  • Analytical, problem solving
  • Active and independent
  • Conscientious and thorough
  • Results driven
  • Fluent English

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application.


Position can be located in any main European city, where Cargotec operates.

For more information, you can contact Lior Herman, Director Digital Services (lior.herman@hiab.com).


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