Software Specialist PLC/Embedded

Marel ehf. 27. May 2021 Fullt starf

Marel is looking for a PLC Software Specialist to join a strong software team that works to change the way fish products are processed. The group works with image processing, artificial intelligence, motion control, profile generation, portioning, HTML and more to maximize raw material yield and productivity for Marel’s customers and thus promote more sustainable fish processing. We are looking for an individual who can work in a dynamic environment with great knowledge of PLC programming, having the same for Servomotors and other Motion related components would get you a long way. Good knowledge of C ++ is great advantage.

As one of our PLC Software Specialist your main tasks are

  • Software programming using Structured Text within PLC development

  • Configuring relevant setup for Servomotors/drives

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and development of documentation.

  • Analyzing requirements and writing solution specifications and participating in analyzing requirements and writing solution specifications

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware, or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance

  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements

  • Work on the software deliverables in the sales projects within strict timeframe

  • Maintain the control and software libraries

  • Responsible for providing information for manuals

  • Integrate software with existing systems

  • Support to service

  • Adapt to team collaboration and build team spirit

  • Lead software installing, operating and testing equipment in-house and with customers

  • The programming tasks may include all functions from specification, prototype to final implementation and field test


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronic/Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent, a masters’ degree in a relevant field is a plus

  • Some years of experience in comparable job

  • Good knowledge of Servomotors and drives

  • Strong knowledge of relevant programming environment and languages are required

  • Experience with multi-threaded and real-time development

  • Good industry process knowledge

  • Comprehensive system software knowledge and debugging skills

  • Awareness of safe, secure and robust software design and implementation

  • Knowledge of software design patterns/methods

  • Problem solver who works well under time constraints and with possible production setbacks

  • Enjoys learning and researching

  • Ability to solve problems in a multi-disciplinary way

  • Ability to deliver results and meet customers’ expectations

  • Excellent planning and organizing skills

  • Team Player and strong communication skills; enjoys working with people and deals well with feedback

  • Strong analytic skills and a structured approach to work

  • Ability to get acquainted with the needs of the user and the process

  • Experience with and comfort working in multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization is an advantage

The job requires some traveling on an as-needs basis

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If this job sounds interesting to you, we would like to hear from you. Please send us your application through our website no later than 6 June 2021. For further information about the position, please contact our recruiter: Hildur Halldórsdóttir via email: