Join the future of manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is at the core of everything we do. This 4th industrial revolution is a digital transformation process, which allows creating a virtual copy of the physical world.

At Critical Manufacturing, we want to be part of this revolution and we’re working to shape the future of manufacturing by creating software solutions for Industry 4.0 [» Read More about what we do]

If you share this vision and our passion for software and technology
If you believe you fit in our culture and want to be part of a dynamic, challenging and agile environment

...dare to join us and apply to one of the > 30 open positions below.


Open positions:

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Research and write marketing content about the manufacturing industry and commercial enterprise software
  • Produce and stylize content appropriately for different media, including web sites, email, social media, brochures, e-newsletters, presentations etc.
  • Address a range of audiences, including those in executive, operations, manufacturing and IT/technical roles
  • Communicate complicated concepts in a clear and succinct manner
  • Collaborate with suppliers such as graphics designers, contract providers, writers, PR agencies as required.
  • Manage website content updates and changes
  • Plan, write/edit and manage digital marketing such as social media posts, e-newsletters and blog posts for Internal and external audiences.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of conferences, tradeshows and other varied sales, marketing, corporate or customer events.
  • Ensure that all marketing content meets corporate quality standards and accurately reflects the target market, the products and customer requirements.
  • Manage projects from concept to completion while keeping all stakeholders updated.
  • Work well in a team oriented, fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects with deadlines.

What you must have:

  • Highly organized and professional approach
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communications or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 4 years marketing experience in a B2B environment or agency.
  • Strong creativity and communication skills, eager to contribute and participate in all aspects of planning campaigns, content and events as required.
  • Good understanding and experience with contemporary sales and marketing tools and platforms such as web sites, CRM, marketing automation, analytics, SEO, SEM, apps and channels.
  • Excellent speaking, writing, grammar and editing skills in English.
  • High level of computer skills, technological ability and proficiency with Office applications.

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • A good understanding of inbound lead generation processes in a B2B environment
  • Some familiarity with manufacturing, software and technology
  • Design and layout experience
  • Video planning and production experience

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: USA

What you’ll do:

  • Analyze production processes of advanced manufacturing industries in North America.
  • Contribute to MES requirement specifications and solution designs.
  • Participate in MES implementation projects as a functional or technical consultant.
  • Perform solution training to key users.
  • Author requirement and project documentation.
  • Oversee user acceptance testing
  • Contribute to the growth of the Critical Manufacturing Implementation Services team in North America.

What you must have:

  • 5+ years experience in MES implementation projects as a functional consultant or solutions architect.
  • Solid understanding of advanced manufacturing production processes and requirements, particularly in electronics, semiconductors or medical devices industries.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and a customer savvy behavior.
  • English proficiency - spoken and written.
  • Availability to travel.

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Experience with Agile Software Development methodologies.
  • Experience with MS project.
  • Experience in specification and design of integrations with 3rd party systems such as ERP or PLM.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment integration communication protocols and standards (OPC UA, OPC DA, CAMX, CFX, OIB, SECS/GEM).
  • Background in software development using .NET / C# and / or database technologies (Oracle, SQL server)

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: USA

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct business process analysis - elaborate strategies and plans for product implementation (after customer or potential customer visits)
  • Create configurations and customizations specific for given segments (e.g. electronics, semiconductor, medical devices,…)
  • Create and deliver presentations and perform product demonstrations for potential customers
  • Propose high-level technical solutions fulfilling customer requirements
  • Perform project implementation estimations and propose high-level project plans
  • Respond to customer technical questionnaires (RFQ, RFI)
  • Perform Rapid Value Analysis/ROI studies
  • Statement of Work analysis and development
  • Handover won projects to project implementation teams

What you must have:

  • Previous experience with MES pre-sales role
  • Strong Manufacturing IT background, with experience across different industries
  • Ability to excel in performing demos to prospective customers
  • Solid understanding of advanced manufacturing production processes and requirements, particularly in electronics, semiconductors or medical devices industries
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • English proficiency - spoken and written
  • Availability to travel

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Experience in specification and design of integrations with 3rd party systems such as ERP or PLM
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment integration communication protocols and standards (OPC UA, OPC DA, CAMX, CFX, OIB, SECS/GEM)
  • Background in software development using .NET / C#
  • Experience with applications designed for the FDA regulated Industry, and subject to stringent compliance & regulatory

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

We are looking for engineers who are passionate about both big data and building infrastructure to the customers who use it. You will be joining the team leading Critical Manufacturing Business Intelligence efforts, responsible for developing a brand-new platform for data gathering and management.

Our customers generate millions of data points, from production equipment and sensors spread across the shop-floor and they need to use them in order to improve their processes and create new products.

This new data platform will be a cornerstone of our Industry 4.0 vision! We are currently looking for candidates to join our team, working with:

  • Designing the architecture our data gathering platform, defining infrastructure and deployment methods for reliably collecting and delivering terabytes of new events per day;
  • Systems for scheduling, orchestrating and deploying data pipelines
  • Monitoring, alerting and debugging infrastructure for data pipelines
  • Infrastructure to instrument and analyze user behavior

What you’ll do:

  • Design, build, scale, and evolve our data platform, services and tooling
  • Be a part of transitioning Critical Manufacturing to the next generation data platform
  • Become expert in and contribute to open source frameworks such as Kafka, NATS…

What you must have:

  • Experience with Kafka, NATS or RabbitMQ
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems
  • Experience building libraries and tooling that provide beautiful abstractions to users
  • Experience optimizing the end-to-end performance of distributed systems.
  • You are familiar with and enthusiastic about software engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • You are passionate about creating clean code and have a strong foundation in coding
  • You are a strong team player who is proactive in collaborating with other software engineers
  • You have a few years of relevant experience, or much more; we welcome diverse applicants with various seniority levels
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Experience with functional programming languages (ex: Scala)
  • Experience with Apache Beam, Apache Spark or Scalding

It’s not expected that you’ll have deep expertise in every dimension above, but you should be interested in learning any of the areas that are less familiar.

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Write awesome code
  • Build, improve and extend our data analysis applications
  • Be part of a team creating and maintaining advanced data analysis solutions for manufacturing environments
  • Incorporate the needs of our customers to help them gain more insight into their product and process data

What you must have:

  • Experience with Oracle database and SQL
  • Experience with PLSQL development
  • Performance and Tuning
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills
  • Great understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Knowledge/Experience with C/C++
  • Knowledge/Experience with Unix and Scripting

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Work with customer business representatives to identify key reporting and BI requirements.
  • Design, develop and implement BI solutions for high-tech industries.
  • Create data analysis reports and appealing visualizations.

What you must have:

  • More than 2 years of experience in software development
  • Experience with SQL Server and Microsoft Power BI
  • Ability to propose and design appealing data visualizations according to the business requirements
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Experience writing SQL Server Reporting Services reports
  • Experience building ETL mechanisms
  • Knowledge of SQL Server Analysis Services data models
  • Knowledge of manufacturing-related performance indicators
  • Exposure to .NET / C# back-end development
  • Experience working in teams following agile software development methodologies (Scrum)

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Write awesome code
  • Build, improve and extend our products for advanced manufacturing environments
  • Incorporate the needs of our customers to help them increase the performance of their operations

What you must have:

  • Experience with C/C++
  • Experience with Unix and Scripting
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills
  • Great understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Knowledge of Python
  • Knowledge of C#
  • Knowledge of Oracle SQL and PLSQL development
  • Knowledge ol RedHat Enterprise Linux and containers
  • Experience working in teams following agile software development methodologies (Scrum)

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Write awesome code
  • Build, improve and extend our products for advanced manufacturing environments
  • Incorporate the needs of our customers to help them increase the performance of their operations

What you must have:

  • More than 2 years of experience in software development
  • Solid front-end and back-end development experience
  • Excellent knowledge of object-oriented and/or functional programming
  • Strong native Javascript coding skills
  • Good understanding of all relevant web technologies (JSON, REST, AJAX, HTTP, etc.) HTML5 & HTML5 APIs proficiency
  • Use of CSS pre-processors experience (ex: LESS)
  • Excellent English skills - spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Experience with Component based web development (ex: polymer, ReactJS, Angular 4+) Experience with .NET WebAPI
  • Experience with multiple programming languages (Typescript, C#)
  • A commitment to solid, test-backed code through TDD, BDD Knowledge of agile software development methodologies

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Write awesome code
  • Build, improve and extend our products for advanced manufacturing environments
  • Incorporate the needs of our customers to help them increase the performance of their operations

What you must have:

  • More than 5 years of experience with software development
  • Participation in medium to large projects using a source control tool
  • Solid software architecture and design patterns knowledge
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration (Swarm / Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge about web security protocols and patterns (OAuth2, OpenID, WebAuthn)
  • Experience with large volume data handling and streaming platforms (Kafka, Spark, ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Write awesome code
  • Build, improve and extend our products for advanced manufacturing environments
  • Incorporate the needs of our customers to help them increase the performance of their operations

What you must have:

  • More than 2 years of experience in software development
  • Experience with C# /.NET development
  • Experience with source control tools (preferably Git)
  • Good knowledge of software architecture and design patterns
  • Basic knowledge of relational database concepts and T-SQL
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Knowledge on web technologies and frameworks (preferably Javascript/Typescript and Angular)
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks
  • Knowledge of agile software development methodologies

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Write awesome code
  • Build, improve and extend our products for advanced manufacturing environments
  • Incorporate the needs of our customers to help them improve their operations

What you must have:

  • More than 5 years of experience with C#/.Net development
  • Participation in medium to large projects using a source control tool (preferably Git)
  • Solid software architecture and design patterns knowledge
  • Experience with relational databases and T-SQL
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Good knowledge of ASP.Net development
  • Experience in using MVC, WebAPI and unit testing frameworks
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: Malaysia / Singapore

What you’ll do:

  • Define Sales and Business Development strategies for the Southeast Asian market of high-tech discrete industries of semiconductor, medical devices, electronics and automotive
  • Make yearly sales plans for the defined territory and segments
  • Manage the entire sales cycle of opportunities from lead to the different stage of opportunities, including qualification and negotiation,
  • Write sales proposal documents, incorporating technical and project related aspects performed by pre-sales or other engineering departments,
  • Align financial deals, proposals and negotiations with the sales director,
  • Provide overall visibility on the plans and status of running leads and opportunities,
  • Maintain updated and sufficiently detailed information on the main leads and opportunities on the company's CRM system,
  • Report every two weeks the status of the main leads and running opportunities,
  • Interact frequently and align with marketing, pre-sales and product management teams, receiving inputs and proposing strategies and actions,
  • Present, promote and sell Critical Manufacturing's products and services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers,
  • Establish, develop and maintaining positive business and customer relationships,
  • Report to the overall sales director

What you must have:

  • Previous experience in sales of Manufacturing Execution Systems in discrete markets, high-tech preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • English proficiency- spoken and written

What we offer:

  • Integration in a highly passionate team with global ambitions
  • An open and embracing culture for the latest hot technologies
  • A competitive salary and performance-based bonus

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

Location: DACH (Dresden, Germany) or Home Office

What you’ll do:

  • Introduce creative and new ideas during customer meetings to help differentiate our sales team and product
  • Provide technical support throughout the sales process through product demonstrations, requirements gathering, RPF/RFI responses and the creation of Statements of Work
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of customer processes and industry requirements
  • Create configurations and customizations specific for given segments (e.g. electronics, semiconductor, medical device, etc.)
  • Perform project implementation estimations and propose high-level project plans
  • Handover won projects to project implementation teams

What you must have:

  • Previous manufacturing, MES or other relevant enterprise software experience
  • Ability to support the sales process and present customer-specific demos with confidence and expertise
  • Strong English and German skills - spoken and written
  • Ability to work remotely with internationally distributed virtual teams
  • Open to travel up to 50% of the time

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Degree in a computer science or a related field
  • Experience within the Medical Device, Electronics, and/or Semiconductor industries

Interested? Then click below to send us your CV and tell us why you’re the right candidate.

Apply

No open positions matching your skills?

We're always looking for talented people, so go for a spontaneous application!

Submit spontaneous application

At Critical Manufacturing, we create software solutions that will make Industry 4.0 a reality for all manufacturers.

Read more about what we do

At Critical Manufacturing, behind every solution is a team of smart, ambitious, highly motivated self-starters.

Check out 6 reasons why you should apply