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System Engineer (m/f/d) Embedded Robotics Consumer Products


Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?


#you’re so smart.


Cleaning the smart way: our cleaning robots clean your home autonomously, while you can sit back and relax. We are developing innovative IoT devices with sophisticated software, sensors and hardware. And that's just the beginning. Our team and our product range are constantly growing. Let’s write the next chapter of your career together with our team in Schwaikheim near Stuttgart! 



Your tasks?


  • In close collaboration with the product management you design robotics solutions for existing and future consumer products. You develop corresponding prototypes and bring them into series production. 
  • As the "control center", you ensure that during the product development all processes from requirements management, system design, integration and testing of hardware and software components to the final rollout are running smoothly.
  • For this purpose, you manage all departments that are involved in our robotics projects and coordinate their requirements. 
  • As the "human interface" between hardware and software development, you ensure the compatibility of the system and its environment. 
  • Within cross functional projects you work closely with our international development partners and strengthen the relationship with them. 



Do you recognize yourself here?


  • You have successfully completed a degree in e.g. electrical engineering, mechatronics, technical computer science, automation technology, or a similar field. 
  • You have several years of relevant experience in the development of mobile robots based on embedded systems (system design, integration and testing of sensors, hardware and software components). 
  • You have already gained experience in requirements management and have worked with common modeling notations such as SysML and UML.
  • You are familiar with test specifications and processes for the functional release of embedded systems.
  • You are fluent in German (B1) and English (C1/C2). 
  • Ownership, creativity, drive, team spirit and an international mindset. 



What can you expect from us? 


  • Start-up feeling with all the advantages of a global family business.
  • New Work within an agile and innovative team with flat hierarchies. 
  • Highly innovative development projects and a robotics roadmap that you can significantly shape with a lot of creative freedom. 
  • Kärcher Has Talent: The right people, at the right time, in the right position, with the right perspective. Our talent management process supports you in your personal development.
  • Numerous networking opportunities.
  • A variety of physical activities - from Yoga to Zumba to Outdoor Training.
  • Up to 32 days of holiday. 


Bring back the WOW to your career! 


Upload your CV online and share your contact details. We welcome applications from people with disabilities, whose integration is of particular concern to us. We are looking forward to exploring your talents!


Contact Details


If you have any questions about the role or your application, please feel free to contact our Recruiting Center at +49 7195 14 5440 or by e-mail at recruiting.center@de.kaercher.com.


Alfred Kärcher SE & Co KG I www.kaercher.com