Our futures await, together: The Swisslog Global Trainee Program

Kick-start a boundary breaking career across Controls, Design & Engineering or Software. Explore Swisslog’s unique Global Trainee Program, each offering you a world of growth and opportunity, with structured training, mentorship and international travel.

Swisslog has a clearly defined vision: to shape the future of intralogistics in a new era of flexible, robotic and data-driven automated solutions.

Learn, grow, and thrive with us in a truly global environment

Are you excited by the opportunity of breaking new ground, working with future-ready intralogistics technologies in a truly global environment? Do you want to be great, and love what you do, through a balanced mix of education, international travel and on-the-job practical training? If your answer is ‘Yes’, a Swisslog Trainee Program is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for…

We’re looking for ambitious, passionate and committed recent graduates to join our 12-month programs – where you will enjoy an action-packed development pathway and a wide range of benefits - accelerating your career as part of a dynamic and highly collaborative team, at the forefront of megatrends in robotics, IoT and automation.

Discover our open positions...

The Software Trainee Program is looking to develop team-oriented software engineers to focus on developing standardized Swisslog-specific software products and solutions as well as services. During the Global Software Trainee program, you will build upon your skills within Software Engineering, learn all about our software, SynQ, and be exposed to all things software at Swisslog. You will understand how we, as a software community, can create value for our customers, in need of future-proofing their complete warehouse systems through automation.

If you are passionate about the software development lifecycle, programming with Java or other object-oriented languages, and you enjoy requirement gathering and software testing, then apply for the Software Trainee Program.

We offer different pathways within the Software Trainee Program:

  • Software Engineering
  • Software Quality Assurance

The Design and Engineering Trainee Program is looking to develop customer-oriented, future-focused engineers to understand and shape customer requirements. You will enable design specifications and gather requirements for world-leading intralogistics solutions. We offer different pathways within the D&E Trainee Program:

  • Solution Design: As a Solution Designer at Swisslog, you will have an impact on our future business through analysis of data, and by conceptualizing and designing solutions for our potential customers. You will listen to customers’ needs, understand them, and collaborate with our sales team to develop solutions that address current and future challenges.
  • System Engineering: As a System Engineer, you build upon the delivery of our Solution Design teams. You are technically responsible for the complete Swisslog solution during the realization phase, bringing our vision and solutions to life. You delve into the details of the layout, concept, and design, and work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure our projects are delivered according to plan and provide a fully functioning and safe environment for our customers.

The Controls and Robotics Trainee Program aims to develop your skills and passion for automation and mechatronics. At Swisslog, our Controls team plays a crucial role in realizing our solutions by developing, implementing, testing, and commissioning customer projects.

If you’re passionate about automation, mechatronics, and PLCs, and if you already have some exposure to software programming using structured text, PLC, C+, C++, C#, or other hardware-close programming languages, our PLC/Controls pathway offers you the opportunity to shape the future of intralogistics. Explore the different pathways we offer:

  • Controls/PLC Engineer
  • Robotics Engineer

Our promise for the Trainee Program

Join us on one of our Global Trainee Programs and you can look forward to:

  • A 12-month international training program in a highly innovative, global company
  • A rewarding, informal and fun working environment that puts people first
  • Developing your practical skills in your chosen discipline, through an intelligent blend of in-house and external training, together with distance learning
  • Daily encouragement to be the best that you can be, as part of an expert team

The Swisslog Global Trainee Program provides a great foundation for your career, with great learning experiences to develop your skillset, as well as expanding your professional network globally

Matthew Leadbetter, Software Trainee

Swisslog offers a welcoming space to collaborate with colleagues all over the world, and has given me the confidence to grow in my role

Meghan Del Rosario, Software Trainee

The Swisslog Global Trainee program has been a valuable experience and has provided me with a solid base of knowledge and experience to further progress my career

Matthew Attwell, Solution Design Trainee

Swisslog provides a great platform for software development and has many opportunities to utilise new and existing skills

Josh Vicary, Software Trainee

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