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Controls Software Engineer (m/f/d)

05 August 2021

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge – one where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about technology and keen to share your expertise internationally? Step forward and discover Swisslog! Working as part of our #Controls Team with a great team spirit, you will use the power of technology to shape the future of intralogistics for forward-thinking customers. We’re offering a talented individual the opportunity to join our incredible team and get the most out of their potential – could it be you?

Short Facts

  • Dortmund
    Dortmund, Germany
  • Controls Engineering
    Controls Engineering
  • Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time
    Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time

Make an impact

  • Your tasks as a Controls Software Engineer include the further development, modularisation and optimisation of PLC programs in the field of intralogistics.
  • You will develop software modules including emulation of the hardware for in house testing.
  • You carry out system tests as well as the validation of developments to achieve product maturity
  • You create technical requirement analyses and system specifications as well as interface descriptions for upstream and downstream subsystems and host systems.
  • In addition, you support the commissioning processes and coordinate the coordination between customers, subsystems and suppliers

Bring to the team

  • Your basis is a degree in automation technology, mechatronics, electrical engineering or electrical/automation engineering technician
  • You already have experience in software development with structured text or with hardware-related high-level languages such as C, C++ or C#.
  • You are also familiar with test-driven development and the modelling of dynamic systems.
  • Ideally, you have knowledge of Visualstudio, TwinCat3 and bus systems such as EtherCAT, Profinet and Asi and have initial experience in vertical integration (MQTT/OPCUA).
  • You are interested in the fields of intralogistics, robotics or palletising systems and already have initial hardware experience with frequency converters, drives, drive technology, sensors and control cabinets.

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

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About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!

What does Swisslog offer specifically in the Controls world:

  • Swisslog is going down the path of virtual commissioning, so that in the near future the entire logic of a system can be tested in-house and only the hardware-related components are commissioned on site.
  • The Controls Development Center operates in all 3 time zones, so the position demands and gives the greatest flexibility in terms of working hours and location, with an average of 70-60% regular annual working hours possible in the office.
  • The Control Development Center takes on tasks that often involve breaking new ground - the ideal place for engineers looking for challenges.
  • As Swisslog, we not only automate our customers' logistics processes, we also automate our own engineering and configuration processes. For this purpose, Swisslog develops applications for internal use with future-driving technologies and concepts such as Cutting Edge, Digital Twin, Machine learning and AI.

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