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Software Engineering Manager

16 September 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!

Swisslog is a member of the KUKA Group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions with more than 14,000 employees worldwide.

The Software Engineer manager will be responsible for managing a team of technical leaders and software engineers that are responsible for the development and the delivery of reliable and efficient software code into software projects.

Swisslog produce a warehouse management system (WMS) which is developed to each customers specifications.

The Software Engineering Manager will successfully deliver software for projects allocated to the department on time, within budget and in the required quality. Ensuring that the Software resources for the design, implementation, training, integration and commissioning of Software applications is maintained regarding quality of employee productivity and travel flexibility for the project business of the company as defined and agreed by the management team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that 100% of the projects within the department are under control and the processes are performed and maintained according to the Quality standards. You will budget, forecast and maintain the cost centre account to ensure a competitive cost level is maintained and build relationships and maintain contact with other Swisslog Software Communities.

The Software Engineering manager will provide leadership, control and co-ordination of Software team in terms of resources, performance management and information to maintain a team feeling and a target oriented approach towards common goals within the organisation.

Short Facts

  • Redditch
    Redditch, United Kingdom
  • Software
  • Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time
    Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time

Make an impact

The successful candidate will be required to co-ordinate with other software engineering managers in the region and lead the software process throughout the design, implementation and commissioning phases.

This role is responsible for collaborating closely with SWPMs, SWSAs, SRTRs and SRTs and to monitor and plan the related department budget.

Bring to the team

The successful candidate must be able to lead a team and use their own initiative in high pressure situations.

All applicants must have the ability to discuss with different stakeholders whilst being professional and credible. Proven experience in people management is ideal.

JEE experience and knowledge is essential. All applicants must have had a software development background.

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.

Grow with Us!
Swiss Brand
Free Parking
Pension Scheme
Learn & Grow
Flexible Working Options

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!


Swisslog is part of a global organization that strives to provide opportunities, a healthy work-life balance and a wide range of social activities. Just some of the benefits our teams enjoy include:

▪A great working environment
▪Working with advanced technologies
▪Encourages new ideas & innovations
▪Empowerment & project ownership
▪Multi-cultural workplace that promotes diversity
▪Future-oriented projects with leading brands
▪Hands on training & skills development
▪Domestic and international career opportunities.

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