Controls Software Engineer

Company:  Swisslog Italia S.r.l.

Maranello, MO, IT

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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

We are seeking a dedicated candidate to be a part of the Controls operations team in Maranello, Italy. As a Controls Software Engineer you will be responsible for the concept, architecture, implementation, testing and commissioning of controls software and hardware solutions for Swisslog projects in operations. You will play a key role in our realization phase and make our projects come alive. 

You will be part of the Controls team in Italy and you will be involved in diverse projects, of varying complexity where you will have the opportunity to travel for the different phases of the projects within the south EMEA region, but also in other locations within EMEA. 


  • You will be active in the creation of controls execution specifications in the Sales and Design phase based on the project / customer requirememts. This may include estimation of controls software effort.
  • You will be able to identify gaps between the requirements and standard functionality available from the standard software library. 
  • You will be actively involved in the engineering phase to provide controls input to the project deliverable, such as layout reviews.
  • You will develop functional and safety code using standard tools, libraries and documentions to a high quality level and proven by intensive in-house testing.
  • You will travel to our customer sites to commission and test the software with the installed hardware and wider project team.
  • You will support the on site integration and acceptance testing.
  • You will contribute to a safe work environment by following internal routines and procedures for Health, Safety and Environment.
  • You will also continuously provide input and raise improvements based on lessons learned to share the knowledge within your team and our organization. 

What you need to succeed

  • Academic diploma and/or practical experience in electrical / controls engineering. 
  • Industrial experience with knowledge of Siemens Simatic Classic S7, Siemens TIA and/or Beckhoff Twincat. (other OOP languages in addition would be meritorious). 
  • Knowledge of reading and understanding electrical schematic drawings. 
  • Practical experience in on-site commissioning activities. 
  • It is meritorious if you have experience of Intralogistics and industrial warehouse systems such as Conveyors, cranes etc. 


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!