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Senior Electrical Engineer

May 10, 2024

Swisslog is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer who will be accountable for the design, documentation, and development of next generation electrical/controls-hardware standards.

This position will be a hybrid role based out of either our Atlanta, Newport News, or Mason office.

Short Facts

  • Atlanta, Georgia
    Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Swisslog
  • Engineering
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


  • Responsible for high level electrical/controls-hardware concepts. Including the functionality, feasibility, quality, manufacturability, costs, and completion time.
  • Lead a team of Electrical Engineers to develop circuit designs for motor control, sensing, power distribution, communication, and cabling.
  • Maintain Electrical group’s standards of excellence in design development process, and provide guidance on local and national regulation, and industry standards.
  • Review final designs and its deliverables providing a smooth transition to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Mentor less-experienced employees, drive innovation, remove roadblocks, and build consensus.
  • Considers impacts to other disciplines, make optimum use of team members’ expertise.
  • Be a resource for internal and external customers providing electrical/controls-hardware technical detail.

Application Requirements

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science /or equivalent experience in the field of electrical engineering
  • 5+ years industrial experience with sound knowledge of Swisslog’s standard electrical designs.
    • Proficient using E_Plan
    • Proficient with AutoCAD Electrical
    • Prior experience leading electrical teams on new projects.
    • Application knowledge of industrial warehouse systems (conveyors, monorail, etc.)
  • Practical experience with electrical engineering & electrical installations
  • Ability to creates electrical designs from scratch as well as lead team members to do the same.
  • Excellent word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Knowledge of Industrial Ethernet and modern field buses (e.g. PROFINET, TCP/IP, ASi), and AC drives.
  • Travel as required to support projects. Target travel very minimal.

Highly Desirable

  • Professional License and PE stamp

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Regulatory training/ certifications
  • Experience with 3rd party panel shops.
  • Practical experience with Swisslog Controls requirements
  • Time management and reporting experience
  • Familiarity with SalesForce and its application
  • Lead a team under a timeline, releasing the design as forecasted during the review phase.

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!

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