Controls Software Engineer (m/f/d)

Company:  Swisslog GmbH

Dortmund, NW, DE

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Where do people love what they do, and being great at what they do?

At Swisslog, that’s where! Our teams are the heart of a world-leading Robotics company that’s harnessing the power of technology to shape the future of intralogistics. The result? We’re transforming performance and efficiency for customers across the globe, giving them the vital edge in their markets.


Make an impact

  • As Controls Software Engineer you’re responsible for the concept, architecture, implementation, testing and commissioning of control software for our robotic applications .
  • Also one of your tasks is to deliver a fully working controls software to the realization projects. You’ll also be part of our onsite team during the commissioning and ramp up phase of the projects. Your tasks also include developing customer project-specific software, and you’ll support projects integration both onsite and from office in Dortmund.
  • Furthermore you’ll deliver customized project software by project need and support the project.
  • You’ll elaborate concepts in a mechatronic way of thinking by including all interfaces/stakeholders (e.g. mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and robotic
    engineer) in the development.
  • In addition to that you’ll proactively explores new fields, technologies or concepts in the world of controls. Likewise you’ll follow the development process and helps to develop, introduce or improve the development tools.

What you need to succeed

  • You’ve successfully completed your Electrical/Automation Engineering Bachelor, Master, Technician or comparable experience.
  • You’ve experience in programming with Structured Text language and also within standard controls development as specification, design implementation and testing experience within motion and safety application.
  • Your profile proves itself through very good technical understanding, interest in and understanding of software and robotic solutions as well as solid understanding of processes and abstract thinking.
  • You can draw on knowledge from 3-4 years of professional experience. 
  • You're able to read and interpret electrical schematic drawings. In addition practical experience of electrical/controls engineering & electrical installation is part of your CV.
  • You’ve sound knowledge of at least one of the following hardware platforms: Beckhoff TwinCAT or Siemens Tia Portal.
  • The knowledge of Industrial Ethernet and modern field buses (EtherCAT, PROFINET, PROFIBUS, AS-i), AC drives and design experience of HMI systems would be an asset.
  • Furthermore, you should be business fluent in English and have good German skills.
  • You're already travelling to our customers more frequently and internationally.



Our promise to you

Swisslog is a world of opportunity for people who can deliver a game changing mission: driving the future of intralogistics, by shaping an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value.

Join us on this journey and you’ll be part of a global enterprise that’s proud of its Swiss roots - and hugely excited by the worldwide opportunities open to everyone in the Swisslog family. So come and realize your potential, in a team that’s united by passion and driven by the OneSwisslog team spirit.


About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the future of intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we work on the latest technologies that are reimagining the world of logistics. We’re a team of 2,900 experts from 50 countries, serving some of the world's largest and most exciting brands. Together, we’re implementing smart and innovative approaches - including flexible robot-based and data-driven automation solutions that are transforming the supply chain. So join our team and share your unique perspective.


Join the journey!

If you think a career with Swisslog could be what you are looking for, we´d love to hear from you.

We´re looking forward to receiving your application!