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System Designer

The TGW Logistics Group is one of the leading international suppliers of material handling solutions. For more than 50 years, TGW has been planning and implementing highly automated logistics centres all around the world and also supports them during live operation – from mechatronics and controls to robotics, software and IT. Customers like Puma, Levi Strauss, Urban Outfitters, Mango or Zalando trust in TGW. TGW has locations in Europe, Asia and the USA and employs more than 4,000 people. As a foundation-owned company, a special focus is on a value-based company culture in line with the philosophy "Focusing on People – Learning and Growing".


The System Designer works closely and effectively with a number of high profile clients to understand their current business profile and prepare the solution to meet the needs defined with the technical team.

The System Designer is also responsible to produce high quality presentation packs to present to the client, demonstrating analysis used, rationale for equipment selected in order to gain approval for the bid proposal.

  • Using business data provided by the client, analyze the data to understand key business metrics such as order volume per day, SKU range and growth requirements.
  • Perform in depth analysis of the transactional data using iterative techniques determining SKU mapping / allocation and sizing to aid in the conception phase.
  • Taking all the key metrics and findings identified during analysis, determine through conception techniques the best TGW systems that can be used to provide a winning automated material handling solution.
  • Produce a material flow diagram detailing all system, nodal and mechatronic flows to ensure a harmonized solution throughput in line with the concept and data analysis.
  • Working on multiple bids at a time, at various stages of delivery, ensure that the workload is understood and managed well.
  • To “value engineer” the solution as a part of the design development.
  •  Produce designs in sufficient detail to enable accurate costing.
  • Ensure that solutions meet all relevant regulations and codes of practice.
  • Assist in the production of commercial contract packs.
  • Adhere to the solutions design stage-gate process for bid management.
  • Ensure that all information destined for TGW clients is reviewed and approved prior to issue.
  • Contact Technical Delineation (AutoCAD operator), who draws and calculates the mechanical system and applies the construction standards.


  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Logistics Engineering, or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar position
  • An exceptional understanding of Warehouse design from a manual and automated perspective as well as an operational perspective.
  • Experience in analysing business data using tools such as Excel, or Oracle using PL/SQL.
  • An extensive knowledge of material handling equipment, its applications and limitations in pallet, case and tote handling, broad knowledge of systems design including WMS / WCS systems
  • Highly experienced in identifying winning concepts that can be used and interpreted using TGW systems.
  • An excellent communicator with great business acumen who can translates the ideas and solutions identified into a language that the client understands.
  • Highly self-motivated team player who is able to interact with a large group of stakeholders both internally and within TGW group.
  • Capacity for empathy and for listening
  • Capacity to work under pressure in an environment where task deadlines or approach to a bid can change. 
  • Proficiency using Autocad.
  • Willingness to travel on 20% of the time

We offer

  • A job in a successful international company with a strong focus on culture and values.
  • A cooperative work environment in a proactive team for highly innovative products.
  • The opportunity to work in an environment with an up to date Tech Stack.
  • Flat hierarchies, short decision making processes and a lot of room for creativity.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home 3 days per week
  • Private insurance
Marilo Donoso
TGW LOGISTICS GROUP GMBH Ludwig Szinicz Straße 3 A-4614 Marchtrenk, Austria +43 (0)50 486