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Solution Design Engineer

Posting Date:  Jan 18, 2023

Maia, PT

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

Solution Design Engineer



Your role in our team

  • Enable the Körber Supply Chain Automation Business Unit to develop, design and sell supply chain automated material handling solutions according to Customer’s requirements. 
  • Working closely with the local Sales Managers, our Solution Design Engineers analyse Customer’s requirements, as well as market and technology trends, to create and benchmark competitive solutions, in direct support to active sales opportunities (both locally and internationally) or to create new generic solutions as part as the company’s strategic roadmaps.


Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse Customer’s intralogistics requirements, from both a process perspective and an in-depth data analysis, and create conceptual solution ideas to fulfil these requirements, based on the company’s product portfolio, solution standards, and where required, 3rd party solutions, products or services; 
  • Interact and organize meetings with Project Execution, Engineering, Software, R&D, Product Supply Chain and After Sales departments to properly configure and price solutions, equipment or services;
  • Interact with 3rd party supplies by developing the RFQ documentation and analyzing their offers to fit solution requirements; 
  • Create detailed CAD layouts for the solution and assist in the creation of 3D models or animations for the solution; 
  • Make performance calculations to determine the adequate equipment configuration and quantity, based on company guidelines and tools; 
  • Develop the technical proposal for the customer, including design base, solution description and acceptance criteria;
  • Calculate the cost of the designed solutions, based on company guidelines and tools;
  • Support sales managers at customer meetings, performing solution technical presentations and clarifications when needed;
  • In coordination with the sales managers, ensure proper hand-over of sold projects to the execution team(s) based on company standards and processes
  • Promote continuous improvement and collaborate in the creation of standard tools and guidelines for solution development;
  • Keep track of the competition, new developments, trends and capabilities in the supply chain automation business


Your profile

  • Degree in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering, or alternatively, a degree in Industrial, Logistics or Production Management (with high engineering content)
  • No previous experience is required, though experience in the material handling automation industry is beneficial
  • Solid knowledge in AutoCAD, MS Excel and MS Office is required
  • Experience in PowerBI, data bases (Access or SQL) and 3D modelling/animation software (Sketch-Up, Navisworks, 3ds Max) is a plus
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Autonomy and proactivity
  • Customer-oriented mindset
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • English: fluent (both verbal and written); Spanish (is a plus)


Your working environment at Körber

  • At the heart of every solution, every success is a team of dedicated professionals willing to help each other while bringing creativity and energy to every project. Körber Supply Chain is the embodiment of this.
  • Home to hundreds of the best minds in the industry, spanning technology for warehousing, logistics, transportation, and more, you’ll work with some of the biggest brands in the world and empower smaller players to disrupt the market—maybe even change the world. Turn your passion into a fulfilling career with Körber Supply Chain!


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 and yogurt);
  • A pleasant and collaborative working atmosphere.


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!

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The Körber Business Area Supply Chain is part of the international technology group Körber with about 12,000 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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