Automation Engineer


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Supply Chain / Logistics

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move. ...

  • Provides support in NB and retrofit projects that involve automated sub-systems or modules, based on defined requirements, e.g., material flow charts
  • Works closely with Automation and/or Solution Design units to develop solution layouts
  • Drives the definition of CAD modules of core technologies in collaboration with selected suppliers
  • Supports the development of layout templates
  • Develops and maintains a unit cost library / budget calculation tool based on direct and indirect input from automation vendors (involves respective analyses of quotations)


  • Excellent kledge of logistics automation methods and techniques
  • Very good understanding of contract logistics solutions and business processes
  • Pragmatic financial acumen to optimize both investment level and ROI
  • Ability to set own agenda and work under own initiative
  • Multi-tasking ability to work different programs and plans at the same time
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills / Ability to communicate with different hierarchy levels § Intercultural skills and experience abroad
  • Mobility and willingness to travel globally
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Further language skills would be an advantage
  • Basic German skills (read, write and understand) are appreciated