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Controls Software Engineer

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

  • Gothenburg
    Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Swisslog
    Swisslog, hybrid
  • Controls
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


Make an impact

As a Controls Software Engineer you will be responsible for the concept, architecture, implementation, testing and commissioning of controls software and hardware solutions for Swisslog projects in operations. You will play a key role in our realization phase and make our projects come alive. You will be part of the Controls team in the Nordics and you will be involved in diverse projects, of varying complexity where you will have the opportunity to travel for the different phases of the projects within the Nordic region.  
  • You will be active in the creation of controls execution specifications in the Sales and Design phase based on the project requirements. This may include estimation of controls software efforts.
  • You will be able to identify gaps between the requirements and standard functionality available from the standard software library.
  • You will be actively involved in the engineering phase to provide controls input to the project deliverable, such as layout reviews.
  • You will develop functional and safety code using standard tools, libraries and documentation to a high quality level and proven by intensive in-house testing.
  • You will travel to our customer sites to commission the hardware and test the software together with wider project team, as well as support the on site integration and acceptance testing.
  • You will contribute to a safe work environment by following internal routines and procedures for Health, Safety and Environment.
  • You will also continuously provide input and raise improvements based on lessons learned to share the knowledge within your team and our organization.

Application Requirements

What you need to succeed
  • Academic diploma and/or practical experience in electrical / controls engineering.
  • Industrial experience with knowledge of Siemens Simatic Classic S7, Siemens TIA and/or Beckhoff Twincat. (other OOP languages in addition would be meritorious).
  • Knowledge of reading and understanding electrical schematic drawings.
  • Practical experience in on-site commissioning activities.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • It is meritorious if you have experience of Intralogistics and industrial warehouse systems such as Conveyors, cranes etc.
  Applicants should be service-minded and have great communication skills. You are a true team-player and work well with others, able to build effective work relationships both internally and externally with clients. A successful candidate is result oriented, takes initiative, and responsibility for their tasks. A strong analytical and problem-solving mindset is also crucial to succeed in the position. It is a requirement to have excellent skills in English and preferably also Swedish language skills.

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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 3,000+ 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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