Research Engineer for Machine Vision, HIAB Applied Research

We offer:

We offer you the challenge to work on breakthrough projects, share and implement innovative ideas with happily driven people, enjoy an inspiring environment, learn from the best and share your expertise. You will join the Applied Research team comprising of creative, engaged, enthusiastic, multicultural professionals where every team member has a unique field of expertise. Together we strive to deliver state-of-the-art solutions which will form the future of the load-handling manufacturing industry. We strongly believe that machine vision is one of enablers for future innovations. Recently we introduced the award winning HiVision™ system.


The job responsibilities include:

You will be responsible for developing future products in your area of expertise. In addition you will play a key role in increasing the competence for all the HIAB business and lead both internal and external research projects in the area of machine vision. To some extent your work may be directed towards your particular fields of interest.


Our expectations:

In order to be successful in this position we believe you fulfil the following criteria:

  • Relevant educational background in computer vision, object recognition, artificial intelligence, machine learning or related fields with at least a master’s degree in engineering
  • Proven practical experience, not only theoretical knowledge
  • Strong skills on software development including knowledge of C/C++, OpenCV, Matlab/Simulink
  • Experience of simulation using virtual environments

In addition we believe that following background is advantageous:

  • Ph.D. in machine learning, computer vision, artificial intelligence or related fields
  • Experience on deployment to embedded systems for real time applications
  • Knowledge of sensing equipment, calibrating cameras, model building from point clouds, data fusion for localization, LIDAR sensing, robotics or deep learning algorithms
  • Understanding of mechanics and hydraulics.


Location: Hudiksvall, Sweden. You will be located in the city of Hudiksvall, offering a variety of activities all year round with a good access to everything from mountains and ancient wilderness to fishing villages and seaside.

For more information, please contact: Lars Rydahl, Applied Research Director, +46706586545

Selection will be ongoing so you are welcome with your application and CV today or at latest 29th of September 2016.


Hiab is the world’s leading provider of on-road load handling equipment. Customer satisfaction is the first priority for us. Around 2,800 professionals at Hiab work to provide high-performance products and services that meet customer needs globally. Our product range includes HIAB loader cranes, JONSERED recycling and forestry cranes, LOGLIFT forestry cranes, MOFFETT truck-mounted forklifts and MULTILIFT demountables, as well as DEL, WALTCO and ZEPRO tail lifts. 

Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2015 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs almost 11,000 people. 

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