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:

  • Create user interfaces for new features and enhancements based on concepts, designs, and specifications.
  • Create a coherent look and feel across the product.
  • Documentation of product guidelines and best practices.
  • Work closely with the UX Designers, Developers, Product Owner and Project Managers.

What you must have:

  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail – thorough in work carried out
  • At least five years of experience in a professional UX role
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management, organization and prioritization
  • Teamwork – working together to meet deadlines
  • Initiative – seeking continuous improvement
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Proficiency in Adobe XD
  • Knowledge in web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Knowledge of agile software development methodologies

What we offer:

  • Integration in a highly passionate team
  • An open and embracing culture for the latest hot technologies
  • An agile, focused atmosphere with flexible working hours
  • A competitive salary and performance-based bonus
  • Additional fringe benefits like mobile phone and health insurance
  • A professional yet relaxed environment with free fresh fruit and weekly therapies (shiatsu)

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Location: Porto, Portugal

What you’ll do:

  • Maintain deep and up-to-date SMT business domain knowledge
  • Analyze and process SMT customer requirements
  • Perform market research including business and technology trends as well as competitive analysis against Critical Manufacturing competitors
  • Define and maintain the SMT manufacturing software solution, vision, strategy & roadmap
  • Maintain the SMT solution business functional requirements and design
  • Support the SMT solution development and performs the respective acceptance activities
  • Champion the SMT solution in pre-sales and sales activities
  • Promote the SMT solution in several marketing initiativies
  • Participate in the solution design of SMT projects
  • Articulate and coordinate the SMT solution and roadmap with the MES product manager

What you must have:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with SMT operations, including SMT software
  • Some business applications knowledge (e.g.: ERP, CRM, MES)
  • Some IT knowledge (writing of requirements, use cases & functional designs); some experience with databases; some experience with application lifecycle management tools (e.g.: Rational or Visual Studio or Sparx Architect)
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency in English – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Experience with MES
  • Industrial Engineering knowledge
  • IT architecture and programming skills

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Location: Maia (Porto), Portugal

What you must have:

  • Experience as a project manager in IT projects with a high degree of complexity
  • Advanced knowledge of agile software development methodologies
  • Experience managing project scope, timeline and effort changes during project execution
  • Evaluating project risks and defining mitigation actions within the domain of the project team
  • Controlling and managing project budget and financial forecasts
  • Excellent English skills – spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • CSM and CSPO certifications
  • Knowledge of MES solutions and concepts
  • Great understanding of advanced manufacturing production processes, particularly in electronics, semiconductors or medical devices industries

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Location: Porto

What you’ll do:

  • Perform business process analysis – elaborate strategies and plans for product implementation
  • Understand the specific customer requirements and map them to solutions from the Critical Manufacturing offering
  • Create configurations and customizations specific for given customers
  • Perform demonstrations of the solution tailored to the customer specific requirements
  • Coordinate custom developments which might be required to fulfill specific manufacturing environments
  • Ensure the smooth communication between the customer and the implementation and development teams
  • Oversee implementation, deployment and user training activities
  • Facilitate the reviews and signoff of key deliverables and milestones between the project team and the business stakeholders.

What you must have:

  • Industrial Management Engineering or similar degree
  • Experience working in manufacturing environments in consulting or project deployment
  • Exceptional leadership, communication and presentation skills and be able to motivate teams and manage customers
  • Strong team player and creative thinking skills for providing innovative solutions
  • Excellent English skills - spoken and written

What we consider a plus (not mandatory):

  • Experience in deploying software projects to manufacturing
  • Lean and Six Sigma knowledge
  • Project Management experience

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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