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NorsepowerAutomation Engineer (senior / junior)

Norsepower offers Rotor Sail Systems for reducing the environmental impact of shipping and is looking for a motivated Automation Engineer!

As an Automation Engineer, you will be part of the Automation and Electric team and your main responsibilities will be related to software and automation system development and on-site commissioning. Main tasks are related to developing the Rotor Sail system (product development / R&D), supporting delivery projects.

As a part of a multidisciplinary team, you have a great possibility to widen your expertise in the fields of automation, electrical, software and marine engineering - and of course you will learn the secrets of Magnus effect by seeing the aerodynamic equations turning in to software.

To succeed in this position, we expect you to have a background in automation engineering and solid programming skills. Besides this, you should have some basic electrical knowledge. You are going to work in close collaboration with different stakeholders, so we hope you have good communication and collaboration skills. Because commissions take place at the shipyards willingness to travel is required. As an Automation engineer, you will have a wide variety of tasks and we hope you are always eager to learn new and develop your expertise. Above all, Norsepower values a hands-on attitude and drive to get the job done!

Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution is a mechanical sail that harnesses the wind to reduce the ship’s fuel consumption and emissions. It is the first commercially available auxiliary wind propulsion solution with a proven track record of successful operation since 2014. Norsepower project services cover all phases from the case study preparation to the Rotor Sail Solution delivery. Each project is planned according to the client’s needs and preferences.

We require you to have:

  • Relevant educational background in automation engineering

  • Solid programming skills

  • Basic electrical knowledge

  • Willingness to travel (about 50 days per year)

  • Full working proficiency in English

We consider as an asset:

  • PLC or embedded system programming experience

  • Eye for software architecture

  • Field working experience with automation and electric systems

  • Experience from IEC-61131-3: Structured text

  • Experience from C/C++ programming

  • Understanding of software development best practices

  • Test automation experience

  • Experience from implementing and designing AI and machine learning algorithms

  • Signal processing know-how

  • Experience from vibration analysis and condition monitoring

  • Interest in wind and aerodynamics

We can offer you:

  • Challenging and meaningful work in the evolving cleantech industry

  • Full support of a highly motivated team

  • The benefits of a small growing business; you get to grow while the business grows

  • Teammates with a sense of humor

  • Flexible working conditions

  • Good employment benefits such as lunch and telephone and the opportunity to participate in the stock option program

Sounds like you? Please submit your CV and motivation letter in PDF-format by latest 1th of December via our application system. Please also mention your salary request and the earliest possible starting date in your application documents. Remember to use the application system, we do not accept applications by email. In this position, you will be employed directly by Norsepower.

You can familiarize yourself with Norsepower here. For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Jessica Vilppula (+358 50 539 5987, jessica.vilppula[at]

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Norsepower Oy Ltd is a Finnish clean technology and engineering company pioneering modern auxiliary wind propulsion for the global maritime industry. Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution is a proven, low-maintenance, easy-to-use, and reliable fuel-saving technology, supporting the decarbonization of the shipping industry. Norsepower’s vision is to become the global market leader in cargo vessel auxiliary wind propulsion systems. You can read more about Norsepower here.

Automation Engineer (senior / junior)Norsepower


Job PositionElectrical Engineering & Automation

SeniorityMid level

Contract typeFull time, Permanent

Apply by01.12.2022

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