Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Service
Location: 

Piraeus, GR

Service Engineer

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Purpose of the position

To perform and supervise service activities (refurbishment, upgrades, preventive maintenance and corrective actions) as well as inspection (annual, pre docking, etc.) on MacGregor and equivalent 3rd party lifting appliances on board ships (merchant Cranes). 
Ensuring Best Practices are applied in all service related activities.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Industry Knowledge - staying up to date with major customers active in the business area;
  • Engineering Knowledge - staying up to date with technical developments (where appropriate, related to new types of hydraulics, electrics, electronics, etc.), internal service bulletins and other technical information, as well as technical specifications of MacGregor Range;
  • Project Management - understanding Customer/Cargotec/MacGregor/Operation
  • Manager/Operation Superintendent requirements and expectations, coordinating subcontracted assignments and reporting any non-compliance;
  • Team Management - delegating work assignments to subcontracted team members, communicating and monitoring all safety and quality requirements (person and site related), conducting regular work meetings with subcontracted team and superiors, monitoring performance and providing support and corrective actions when needed;
  • Risk Management - protect self and others, reporting Near Misses & Accidents on our App, following all site safety rules, agreed working practices, and environmental requirements;
  • Service Process - inspecting, trouble-shooting, reporting, planning, and conducting service/repairs when necessary, submitting high-standard regular reports as specified by the Line Manager, keeping adequate records and maintaining documentation in line with agreed standards;
  • New Business Opportunities - recognising sales opportunities and communicating those to the local Manager.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Qualifications from college or University (this is a plus) equal to BSc in technical engineering. Alternatively comparable or equal degrees or equivalent due to experience. At least 10 years’ experience in equivalent position
  • Documented ability to manage a big repair work in which at least 5 foreign workers are involved. Organise transports, tools, material, spare parts as well as food and accommodation for a team of people. Interact with customer representative as well as classification society representative
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic systems (high & low pressure), Electrical systems, basic knowledge of electronic equipment (including plc main principles and layouts)
  • Good knowledge of mechanical and structural drawing
  • Good knowledge of the Google suite (Gmail, sheet, pages, etc)
  • Salesforce knowledge will be a plus
  • Greek mother tongue requested
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Driving license mandatory 

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 organisation 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. MacGregor offers an excellent employee benefit package.

Interested to join?

If you believe that you have the right skills and attitude, please submit your CV via the link below. 

Cargotec and its businesses


Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed the United Nations Global Compact Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company's sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,400 people. www.cargotec.com