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Digital Factory Expert (f/m/d)

  • Lengau, Köstendorf
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 1.3.2024

PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and economical lifting solutions worldwide for use on commercial vehicles, railway vehicles, bridge inspection equipment and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our team in Lengau we are looking to hire a Digital Factory Expert (f/m/d).

You love to work in a highly skilled and motivated team? You have an independent, team-oriented way of working? You like to proactively try out new approaches and are interested how the factory of the future looks like?

Then become a Digital Factory Expert within the Center of Excellence Digital Manufacturing! Together with colleagues from different departments and manufacturing sites you will shape the future of our Global Manufacturing Network.

If you possess an affinity for end-user oriented software applications, like to find new technical solutions with our wide field of experts, this is just the job you are looking for!

Digital Factory Expert (f/m/d)


  • Completion of a higher technical education (FH, HTL) degree in electrical / mechatronics engineering / automation technology or similar
  • Practical experience in a similar role of at least 2 years, preferred within industrial environment
  • Profound skills with reading machine protocols and setting up various kind of interfaces (e.g. OPC UA, Ethernet, MQTT…)
  • Advanced skills and expertise with MES/MOM, PLC programing and SCADA configuration and know-how about OT Security in general
  • Understanding of software / data engineering regarding business processes within industrial environment is a benefit
  • Proactive personality with enthusiasm for shopfloor processes and digital optimization, able to communicate in an open manner, not only in English, but furthermore in German


  • You are responsible for machine connectivity and user friendly shopfloor interfaces for our digital manufacturing strategy within PALFINGER factories all over the world
  • You proactively support the development of customized manufacturing applications, especially with facilitating expertise in various engineering aspects (automation, mechanical and mechatronics)
  • Throughout the collection and analyzation of machine data, you identify and document solutions to further contribute actively to management of contextual knowledge
  • In addition, you are accountable for the standard definition of OT, including standards for machine interfaces as well as a backup strategy
  • Last but not least you are capable of collaborating with different internal and external stakeholders, e.g. Shopfloor IT, technology suppliers or integrators


  • The perspectives of a global player with a strong resource base to realize our strategic ambitions
  • Life balance through flexible working hours and home office
  • Performance-related pay and attractive bonus systems
  • Career planning and development opportunities
  • Performance-related compensation and attractive incentive schemes
  • Personal and professional development
  • Opportunity to gain experience abroad
  • A global audience of colleagues, customers and markets
  • Flexible working hours, freedom to organize your work and possibility to work from home-office
  • Voluntary social benefits provided by our company health management scheme PALfit
  • Canteen with daily cost reimbursement
  • Modern corporate culture
  • Sustainability is important to us: we pay for your job ticket - with public transport to and from PALFINGER

We offer an attractive and performance-related salary based on your qualifications and professional experience. This can be significantly above the collective agreement (minimum salary for full-time employment: EUR 46.346,72 gross per year).

We are looking forward to your informative application!