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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Engineering

Arendal, NO

Engineer, Control Systems


MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a wide portfolio of products, services and solutions. Building on our extensive oil & gas expertise, we are developing a strong position as a provider of offshore renewable energy solutions.

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us


Are you a professional control system developer that likes creative challenges? 


MacGregor's division for Control System development is looking for a control systems developer for our location in Arendal.


As a developer in our control systems department you will be part of creating our next generation control systems logic.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Develop and test new advanced control systems for the Marine and Offshore environment
  • Software and control system FMEA of Hydraulic - mechanical, electric - mechanical multi axis control systems
  • Impact awareness 
  • Be able to discuss and provide input to technical solutions along with the Product Manager
  • Develop new concepts and solutions
  • When required, contribute with technical inputs within an area of speciality during the bidding process.
  • Updating and integrating solutions in new platform


What you’ll need to succeed:


  • University degree (MSc / BSc), engineering, or equivalent. *
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience with control system development
  • Experience with Allen Bradley
  • Experience with TIA Portal
  • Experience with Hydraulic systems
  • Experience with VFD systems
  • Knowledge of other programming languages is an advantage, (C,C++C#, ,Python)
  • Ability to plan and manage workload effectively
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of the team
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English


You will be part of:


By joining MacGregor, you will be able to work closely with leading industry professionals, developing and implementing new concepts that set the standards in the maritime transportation and offshore industries. We offer our employees the opportunity to be part of a truly global organization leveraged upon our shared values of Integrity, Quality and Safety. With us you will be part of a collaborative working culture with challenges and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally.


Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application by February 11th, 2022.

For more information on the position, please contact: Stian Krogstad, Manager Control systems department.
Mail: Stian.Krogstad@macgregor.com, Phone: +47 45660848 



MacGregor is part of Cargotec


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea. www.macgregor.com


MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com