Oceanbird is looking for an

Application Engineer - electrical & automation

What will you do?

We are now looking for an application engineer to join our team. As a company at the forefront of disruptive technologies for the shipping industry, we are seeking a dynamic and results-driven professional to ensure successful installations on vessels.

The Customer Project department holds the responsibility for executing wing sail installations. Throughout the entire installation process, our team is committed to engaging with customers and design firms at the utmost technical proficiency.

Our wing sails are connected to the vessels for power supply and signal exchanges from several systems. Your daily tasks will focus on system functionality in terms of crew operation, HMI development, owner, and classification requirements. Your role is to ensure that our wing sails are designed and installed to meet electrical and automation interface of vessels, safely and efficiently.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Develop customer specific functional requirements.
  • Describe requirements for the signal interface between vessel and our equipment.
  • Describe requirements for the electrical interface between vessel and our equipment.
  • Coordinate stakeholders such as shipyards and equipment suppliers.
  • Meet customers and participate in commissioning.

Who are you?

To succeed in this role, you should have:
⇒ Basic understanding of control systems and communication.
⇒ Knowledge in software development for automation technology.
⇒ Background in electrical, software engineering or service engineering.
⇒ Understanding of safety critical systems and redundancy.
⇒ Experience or an interest to learn and understand ship systems and their functions.
⇒ An interest in sustainability and a willingness to contribute to a better future.

What do we offer?

A chance to a part of something bigger, but at the same time having a workplace that is characterized by a positive atmosphere. Our company core values are: Pioneering spirit, Fun & passion, Natural forces and Commitment.

AlfaWall Oceanbird AB is a 50/50 joint venture, owned by Alfa Laval and Wallenius but operated as an independent company. By harnessing wind – a constant and free energy source – we contribute to a more sustainable shipping industry.


For more information, please contact:

Emil Kotz, Customer Project Manager +46 762 381 989, emil.kotz@alfalaval.com
Regina García Moguel, Talent Acquisition Partner, regina.garciamoguel@alfalaval.com


Union information

Francisco Garcia, Akademikerföreningen,  +46 733 995 684
Anders Jansson, Unionen, +46730780482


We review applications continually so please send in yours as soon as possible but not later than 4th December. We don’t accept applications sent directly via email.


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