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Controls Project Manager

June 14, 2024


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.  

Short Facts

  • Maranello
    Maranello, Italy
  • Swisslog
    Swisslog, hybrid
  • Controls
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


Make an impact

We are looking for a dedicated candidate to step into the role of Controls Project Manager CS working with modernization and extension projects within our current customer base. The role consists of successfully delivering in terms of defined scope, time, budget and quality. You main focus will be on small/medium sized projects within brownfield. To take responsibility for all commercial aspects of a project including any changes and to communicate all project plans and possible issues. You will be a part of our Controls CS team in Italy/ South and report to Head of Controls CS.    As a Controls Project Manager within the CS department, your main responsibility will include:
  • You provide leadership and manage project teams from a Controls perspective.
  • You apply and adjust standardized time schedule for projects and have all major project milestones under your responsibility (FAT, SAT, PAC, FAC). You manage potential project issues by finding feasible solutions to ensure the success of the projects.
  •  You are responsible for proactively managing suppliers to ensure external deliveries fulfil agreements and expectations.
  • You will take part in all phases of the projects from a Controls perspective participating in engineering, testing, and commissioning. You will be involved to provide Controls cost estimates already in presales phase of projects.
  • You are responsible for controlling costs, anticipating cost implications, manage risks and maintaining project forecast.
  • You make sure to effectively communicate internally and externally with your customers and ensure that changes within the project are professionally managed throughout the project lifecycle.

Application Requirements

What you need to succeed
  • A bachelor’s degree in mechanical/electrical/controls or equivalent.
  • You have a proven track record as a Controls Project Manager with good results in an international environment as well as formal Project Management qualifications.
  • You have a broad experience working with PLC software, PLC Hardware/ Electrical systems, and installations.
  • You have experience of working with systems architecture for Controls systems and understanding of Industrial IT and networks.
  • You have sound knowledge of working with risk analyzes and always prioritizing the safety and wellbeing of your project members and sub suppliers.
  • We consider it desirable if you have been managing Controls projects in an industrial environment, preferably within Intralogistics or Automotive industry.
  • You are fluent in English and Italian (we would consider it meritorious if you also speak Spanish).
  • You have a valid driver’s license.
  The successful candidate has great communications skills, and you are able to effectively manage and motivate teams. We believe that you enjoy taking responsibility for your projects, take initiative and can act proactively to manage potential risks. We also believe that you are ambitious, self-going, and prefer to set challenging goals and commit to reach them. You understand the value of collaboration and reaching goals together as a team to ensure the success of your projects and high customer satisfaction.    

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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.

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