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Controls Software Engineer (m/f/d)

12 February 2024

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 #Engineering 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?

We look forward to receiving your application! Please state your salary expectations and your period of notice or earliest possible starting date.

Short Facts

  • Dortmund
    Dortmund, Germany
  • Research & Development
    Research & Development
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


  • 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.

Application Requirements

  • 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'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.
  • You are fluent in German, English language skills in word and writing would be an advantage.
  • You're already travelling to our customers more frequently and internationally.


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.

Flexible Working Options
Great Team Spirit
Modern Work Environment
Latest Technology
Global Opportunities

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!

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