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Senior Solution Design Engineer

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

As a Solution Design Engineer you would be part of the Consulting and Design group primarily focusing on developing technical solutions for our customers. This will include data analysis using MS Access and MS Excel, development of distribution and fulfilment centre solutions and producing layout concepts drawings in Revit and/or AutoCAD.

This position is based in Redditch with hybrid working available.

Short Facts

  • Redditch
    Redditch, United Kingdom
  • Swisslog
  • Research & Development
    Research & Development
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


  • Assessment of existing customer operations to identify areas of opportunity for Swisslog
  • Carry out detailed analysis of complex customer data in order to summarise business performance, trends and future requirements
  • Creation of optimal material flow principles and design that deliver customer benefit based around lifetime costs and key customer value
  • Development and evaluation of possible distribution and fulfilment concepts and solutions that meet customer requirements and values
  • Compilation of documentation and presentations for customer offers that clearly and simply demonstrate the benefit of the proposed Swisslog solution
  • Use and development of standard solution optimisation and assessment tools
  • Support development of software strategies that align to optimise the overall solution design
  • Review solutions, technical specifications and drawings.
  • To coordinate the integration and overall design between Swisslog and other sub suppliers.
  • Make suitable presentations in PowerPoint of technical design and solutions adapted to the forum and stakeholders present.
  • Make cost calculations based on the technical design of subsystems as well as overall integrated systems within sales projects together with the Sales Project Manager.

Application Requirements

  • Solution and complex project development in the Automated Material Handling / Intralogistics sector 
  • Design & Technical background, preferably in the material handling market
  • Capability to work in cross functional team
  • Good communication skills, persuasive, prepare and hold professional presentations to end customer
  • Open minded in assessing and solving technical and business related issue
  • Resiliant to pressure, good time management skills, high capability in team working and collaboration

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!


  • Highly competitive salary and benefits
  • A great working environment
  • Working with advanced technologies
  • Empowerment & project ownership
  • Future-oriented projects with leading brands
  • Hands on training & skills development
  • Domestic and international career opportunities

Ready to start your Journey?

We are looking forward to hearing from you