PROJECT MANAGER - 12 Months contract

About Swisslog:

Swisslog designs, develops and delivers best-in-class automation solutions for forward-thinking hospitals, warehouses and distribution centers. We offer integrated systems and services from a single source from consulting to design, implementation and lifetime customer service. Behind the companys success are 2500 employees worldwide, supporting customers in more than 50 countries. Swisslog is part of the KUKA Group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions.

Your New Role:

Reporting directly to the Head of our Solutions team, you will play a key role in managing the successful delivery of integrated automation and robotic solutions for warehouse and distribution centers across Australia & New Zealand. Key to your success with be your ability to deliver projects on time and in full and align with the plan and budget. Working in collaboration with colleagues locally and internationally, including external stakeholders, you will take a lead role to ensure the project milestones are achieved whilst providing transparent communication with the scheduling and progress updates.

Who You Are & What We Need:

You are an experienced Project Manager who can demonstrate proficiency in the planning and implementation of projects. Additionally, you will have experience delivering projects based on the latest technologies for highly automated warehouse processes and complex material handling systems in logistics engineering environments. You will be a strong communicator who is passionate about the logistics automation industry and is driven to deliver complex projects on time and within budget.

Duration of Employment Contract: 12 Months to Permanent.


What Youll Bring to the Table:

  • Experience and proven track record managing complex, long-term projects.
  • Exposure in sales support activities such as scheduling, cost estimation and design review
  • Excellent stakeholder management and negotiation skills
  • Good project controlling skills to accurately track progress and provide forecasts initiating necessary actions to successfully complete the project 
  • Proven decision-making capabilities that align with project milestones applied in the best interest of the project
  • Strong demonstrated experience in influencing stakeholders and with the ability to mentor others
  • Formal degree / education in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Project Management Certification, with proven project management experience including claims and appeals  
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Project or similar project planning tools
  • Hands-on knowledge of SAP or other enterprise applications is an advantage
  • Technical understanding of automation systems and its components such as cranes, conveyors, AGV, robots with previous experience of working in the supply chain/intralogistics field is desirable
  • Knowledge of PMBOK/Prince or other similar practices for project management is desirable
  • Ability to travel up to 30% - 40%


  • Minimum 5 years hands-on experience and proven track record for project managing complex, long-term projects (approx. MAUD1 - 30 in size).
  • Project engineering experience within automation industry or similar within manufacturing environment
  • Exp. in drafting and executing design and build contracts
  • Excellent stakeholder management and negotiation skills

Project Controlling experience for projects upto MAUD30

Culture and benefits for you!

At Swisslog we work hard for our customers, yet we recognize the importance of a work life balance and supportive work environment.  Our people are encouraged to be creative and flexible in their work which stimulates an energetic and dynamic environment. We offer our staff a competitive salary, an individual training and development plan, the opportunity to work in a growing international company and access to our exclusive Employee Benefits program. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

Our employees deliver solutions. Our solutions deliver results

22/06/2020 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Engineering
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