Mechanical Engineer


At PALFINGER, we have been lifting people and goods to a new level for over 90 years – with a pioneering and passionate spirit. As a global technology and engineering company, we are the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative crane and lifting solutions.

PALFINGER MARINE, an integral part of our organization since 1992, offers complete deck equipment solutions and lifesaving appliances to various maritime industries. Our success is based on the tireless efforts of our approximately 12,700 employees, who contribute their ideas and energy to our vision. With us, you can expect a dynamic working environment full of opportunities for personal and professional development. Become part of our team and start your career at PALFINGER.


The position is planned to be connected to the Winches, Handling and Access Equipment team, which develops and designs a broad range of solutions and equipment, such as cable laying solutions, slipway and internal logistics solutions integrated into vessels, various types of winches (A&R, anchor handling, mooring, towing), A-Frames, Passenger transfer systems to mention some. The department also includes a team for Offshore Cranes, meaning there are fantastic opportunities for getting a diverse working day and personal development. 


PALFINGER Marine Norway is strengthen up the engineering capacity and is therefore looking for strong technical candidates to join our mechanical discipline. With us you will participate in developing state-of-the-art and reliable products for the future. We are seeking for highly motivated and skilled mechanical engineers to join our great engineering team. With us, you will have responsibility for mechanical design of our steel structures and components. You will play a vital role in delivering projects to our customers.  
In PALFINGER we care about R&D, engineering, production, and service of our products in the aftermarket. You will be part of a highly skilled team of colleagues with different nationalities and strong technical and/or academic skills. You will have the opportunity to cooperate and share knowledge with colleagues across nations. You will have the opportunity to push boundaries and to explore new opportunities. We embrace entrepreneurship in the right context.

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Mechanical design of steel structures, assemblies, or components
  • Preparation and checking of technical documentation and drawings according to internal procedures, customer requirements, and standards 
  • Support Project department with technical documentation covering the mechanical scope for structures, assemblies and components for the project
  • Clarify technical engineering related issues with suppliers and producers
  • Provide technical support to Service department for service assignment or commissioning


  • MSc or BSc degree in mechanical engineering or closely related disciplines
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in mechanical engineering - preferably experience in development and production of cranes or other marine handling equipment for lifting appliances
  • Practical use of 3D design tools such as Autodesk Inventor or similar
  • PLM/PDM experience will be a plus
  • Good English skills written and spoken

What we offer: 

  • A very interesting and challenging job
  • Be part of the fast-growing Palfinger Marine - family
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • And last, but not least, friendly team, open door policy, informal company culture

Are you interested in the position and still have questions? Please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Karina Planting

HR Business Partner


Palfinger Marine Norway AS
Nesttunbrekka 97B , 5221 Nesttun (Bergen)
Palfinger Bergen

Location benefits

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Pension Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Learning Opportunities