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We are innovative by nature and are always looking for talented individuals with the right mindset to join our team.

Industrial Programmer

Skaginn 3X is looking for an experienced industrial programmer. We are looking for an organized, and positive person with a talent for problem solving and creative solutions. In this job, you will be programming both hardware and software at the company's office in Akranes as well as in the field.


You will join an excellent programming team focused on constantly improving processes and equipment. Our equipment enables food processors to achieve better handling of raw materials, increase the yield and sustainability of their operations. The job is diverse and involves designing, maintaining and developing software with the aim of helping our clients increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their processing. Your will need to be able to work independently, be accountable for your projects and be able to manage them efficiently.

 Main tasks:

·       Designing our software
·       Project management
·       Maintaining and improving software
·       Shaping and developing efficient solutions for clients
·       Assisting clients in the field.


This position requires excellent people and communication skills, initiative, ability to work under pressure and a talent for efficiently understanding complex products and solutions. We are looking for an ambitious, resourceful and service-minded person.

Other qualifications

·       Relevant education, such as technology,engineering, computer engineering, computer science, computational mathematics,etc.
·       A strong interest in technology and innovation is required
·       Vocational education and/or know-how is an advantage
·       Relevant work experience is an advantage
·       Independent and disciplined work ethic and a good service attitude
·       Knowledge of Structured Text and Ladder is required
·       Knowledge of other programming languages such as Python, C++ and C# is an advantage
·       Experience in web-programming and/or SQL is an advantage
·       Excellent English skills are required
·       Working knowledge in at least one Nordic language is an advantage

Our headquarters are in Akranes, where you will be located. We expect active participation in necessary work at our other locations and the job entails extensive travels domestically and abroad.

You can apply at our website The deadline is February 28th, 2020. For further information please contact our Head of Product Development, Axel Freyr Gíslason at

Skaginn 3X is one of the world's leading companies in developing high-tech solutions for cooling,freezing and food processing. The company embodies an exciting entrepreneurial spirit creating a worthy place for strong professionals and technicians. We area true high-tech company with over 300 staff in 5 locations.

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If you are interested in becoming a part of the Skaginn 3X team, we encourage you to fill out the form below. A Human Resources representative will respond to all written inquiries.