Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Engineering

Knarrevik, NO

Software Engineer


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


MacGregor has designed and built solutions for the oil & gas industry for many years, with a strong history of innovation in the development of mooring systems for floating production units and semi submersible drilling rigs. 


Our extensive experience in this demanding sector, transfer of proven technologies and the development of automated solutions are supporting the progression of wind energy with a continuing focus on safety, reliability and optimum performance.


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Take part in Software & Controls development, test and deployment both on individual- and team basis
  • Development of existing control- and HMI systems with Siemens TIA portal
  • Contribute to continuous improvements by idealization and hands-on experience from equipment in operation
  • Participate in FMECA, design reviews and other Quality Assuring activities related to control systems and HMI  
  • Support to Installation & Commissioning Teams


What you’ll need to succeed


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. within Automation, Mechatronics, Control systems or equivalent
  • TIA Portal experience, minimum 5 years
  • Experience with Unified WinCC
  • Knowledge of Siemens and S7-1500 or S7-1200 
  • Programming experience in LAD, FBD and SCL
  • Experience in Siemens ProfiNet industrial network and in particular redundant configuration
  • Beneficial with experience from both remote- and on-site support during Installation & Commissioning.
  • Cooperativeness, technical skills and customer orientation
  • Good technical English, spoken and written


What do we offer


  • An opportunity to work with renewable energy solutions and support to make global trade faster, smarter and more sustainable
  • Interesting and varied work in an international, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
  • Inclusive and multi-cultural working environment
  • Competitive salary, good pension scheme and health insurance
  • MacGregor Norway AS is a member of the joint Arrangement for AFP 


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 today!


For more information regarding the position, please contact Hugo Rosano, Senior Manager R&D and Control Systems.

Email address:

Mobile Phone: +47 941 57 166



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.


MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.