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Country:  Germany

Würzburg / Remote, BY, DE

Location details:  Any location within EMEA region
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
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Design & Commissioning Engineer, Electrics


Location details: Any location within EMEA region 


At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



Konecranes has three main business areas - Port Solutions, Industrial Cranes and Service. Port Solutions designs, manufactures, sells, delivers and services a wide variety of container handling cranes, shipyard cranes and lift trucks. We are providing the best technological solutions for global customers and we are well known all over the world for trail-blazing technology, delivery excellence and can-do spirit.

Business Unit Port Services, a critical part of Business Area Port Solutions, is a known and trusted service partner within port industry. Port Services offers a wide range of services both internally and externally. Technical Support team within Port Services provides global support to internal frontline units as well as directly to customers for complex retrofits and modernizations requiring technical expertise. Technical Support team works closely with Technology organisation and Equipment Engineering and contributes greatly to development, maintenance and management of the Port Service product portfolio.

To further strengthen our technical support capacity, we are now seeking to hire Design & Commissioning Engineer, Electrics who will support offer engineering, electrical design and commissioning activities. In this role you will work closely with our customers as well as collaborate with colleagues from frontline units and other BUs/BLs as you will be facilitating activities that require input by different stakeholders from various competence areas.

Your key responsibilities:
•    Delivering electrical designs: designing, implementing and approving conceptual (electrical) solutions for port technology systems;
•    Participating in commissioning and acceptance tests for STS, RTG, RMG and slewing cranes;
•    Supporting offer engineering and contributing to drafting of specifications/ plans for modernisations and retrofits of harbour cranes (incl. technical feasibility, risk analysis, solution proposals, calculations);
•    Managing documentation related to offer engineering and other planning activities;
•    Ensuring detailed hardware and software engineering for retrofits and for modernisation projects, function expansions and energy-saving solutions, in close co-operation with other teams
•    Consultation regarding modernisation concepts related to the different crane generations and variants and sharing related technical info and knowledge to subsidiaries and representatives
•    Supporting on-site service technicians involved in global service projects;
•    Providing technical consultation to the spare parts team (incl. identifying components, substitutes and conversion kits);
•    Running training for both internal and external stakeholders.
Why join us?
Being part of our team, you will have an opportunity to stretch your engineering talent and stay on track with the new developments in technology. You will participate in our unique retrofit projects and you will be in a position to introduce and implement your ideas how new technology can be utilised for modernization of the existing lifting equipment. You will be part of our global organisation that has a strong commitment to developing its people and to supporting innovation and initiatives for providing best solutions for our customers.
With us, you will work in a truly international working environment at a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports, and terminals. Want to learn more about Konecranes and what your future colleagues have to say? Then watch this video: 


What we expect from you?
For this role we are looking for a person who has Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in electrical engineering and has previous professional background from electrics and electrical design. We expect you to have several years’ experience in development and programming of software for drives and PLC / CMS.  Ideally you have experience from heavy machinery, knowledge of crane technology is highly beneficial.
It’s also important that you are a strong team player with good intercultural competence and you are focused on finding solutions that are beneficial to the customer. Fluency in both English and German is a must.
This role requires business travel.


Please submit your application via Apply -link below.


For more information about the role, please contact Gerhard Hemmelmann, Product Manager Drive and Control Technology by phone: +49 931 2053-453 or Frank Rupp, Engineering Manager by phone: +49 931 2053-450 or via email: frank.rupp(at)



Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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