Junior R&D Automation Engineer

Posting Date:  Nov 27, 2023

Maia, PT

Business Area:  Supply Chain
Company:  Körber Supply Chain PT S.A.

Junior R&D Automation Engineer


About us


The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service, and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products, and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Supply Chain, Pharma Systems, Tissue, and Tobacco.

The Supply Chain Business Area is the leading supplier of fully-integrated solutions for optimizing complex internal and external logistics processes. Under a common roof, the companies of this Business Area offer solutions in the fields of warehouse and conveying technology, palletization plants, software and logistics network controls as well as system integration.

Your role in our team

We are looking for a junior Automation Engineer with Computer skills to join our R&D department.

You will receive training to master our powerful tools, however, it is important to have already acquired knowledge in PLC programming and the ability to understand and create electrical diagrams. We value that you are interested in developing a career in the automation area.
Key Responsibilities
As part of the R&D department, you will:

  • Work closely with the mechanical team to integrate hardware and software into the development of new products;
  • Create electrical diagrams and cabinet layouts for new products;
  • Develop PLC software and HMI scenes according to group standards for our products;
  • Establish parameter sets for electronic equipment and carryout validation tests ensuring its correct operation;
  • Perform factory tests to new equipment;
  • Participate in product standardization and maintain our product portfolio updated;
  • Ensure that new products fulfill their application, meet system design requirements and customer needs while being cost effective; 
  • Create configuration worksheets for products to decrease the time needed for project development;
  • Prepare operation and user support manuals;

Your profile

  • Degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering or Mechanical Engineering - Automation Profile;
  • Previous contact with PLC programming preferable with Siemens TIA Portal;
  • Ability to understand and create electrical diagrams;
  • Experience with frequency inverters parameter setup;
  • Hands on commissioning automation equipment;
  • Knowledge, not mandatory, in programing languages such as C#, C(++), Python;
  • Excellent English skills (written and spoken);
  • Experience in agile development methods;
  • Systematic and customer-oriented;
  • Self-motivated, creative, proactive and team-spirited


Your Benefits

  • Exciting tasks in a fast-growing, future-oriented industry player;
  • Competitive salary package, with extra days off, including your birthday, flexible working hours, and remote work options;
  • Health insurance for the whole family;
  • Well-Being and Employee Assistance Program;
  • Active protocols with external partners and other caring perks (ex: fresh fruit, bread, coffee and yogurt);
  • A pleasant and collaborative working atmosphere;
  • Do you have the capacity to lead some of our development projects? If you demonstrate responsibility, involvement and experience in software development and automation, you can develop your career with us


Can you find yourself in this profile and contribute to something big? Then you are right at Körber. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

Recruitment Team
For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

The Körber Business Area Supply Chain is part of the international technology group Körber with about 13,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. We uniquely provide a broad range of proven, end-to-end supply chain solutions fitting any business size, strategy or appetite for growth. Our customers conquer the complexity of the supply chain thanks to our portfolio that includes software, automation, mail and parcel solutions, voice solutions, robotics, and materials handling – plus the expertise to tie it all together. Körber helps to manage the supply chain as a competitive advantage. Conquer supply chain complexity – with Körber.

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