System Design Engineer (f/m)


To be a key member of the Business Development and Project Design teams in the UK. To provide input and support to the Business Development team with layout design, data analysis and presentation materials. To work with colleagues from the UK and Austria (and other European countries as dictated by each project) and to develop your skills and knowledge as you progress.


  • Development of concepts and intralogistics layouts for automation projects
  • Analysis and optimisation of logistical processes in collaboration with customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Preparation of solution proposals, calculations and presentations
  • Data analysis and strategic system development
  • Customer consulting
  • Advise Business Development Managers on Knapp portfolio and specialisms


  • Degree (or equivalent) in one of the following:
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  •  Experience in a similar role for at least a year
  • Preferred to be a member of professional engineering or logistical institution (e.g. ImechE, IET or CILT)


  •  Team player
  • Customer focused
  • Analytical skills
  • Prepared to travel
  • Strong communicator
  • Creative and innovative in designing 2D/3D


  •  Trained in CAD software
  • Competent in MS Office software
  • Optional: SQL knowledge
  • English will be the primary language for this role however additional knowledge in German is highly desirable
  • Experience of automated warehouse design and/or operations would be a valuable asset


  •  Travel abroad is a necessity as is travel within the UK
  • Time away from home will be managed accordingly
  • Suitable training will be provided if required

HR Advisor:

Human Resources

Unit 60

Monument Business Park,

Warpsgrove Lane,



OX44 7RW

Are you looking for new challenges? Do your eyes sparkle with enthusiasm when you talk about your specialist area? Do you gladly take on responsibility? Are you able to grasp complex issues? Are you brave enough to take new paths and do you view changes as exciting opportunities?

Then apply now! We look forward to getting to know you.


Here are a few tips for a successful application.

Complete + online + authentic = good chances


The following documents are important to us:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your core areas in the case of speculative applications)
  • CV (résumé) in tabular format with a photo
  • Diploma certificates and evidence of professional experience


Please only apply via our application tool.

Tip: Apply for current vacancies to maximize your chances. In the case of speculative applications, it can take some time before we have an appropriate offer for you.


Once you have completed the first two steps, you are a good deal closer to your new job. If your educational and professional backgrounds fit one of our job opportunities we will invite you to an interview in person.

The interview is the most important part of the application process. Above all, we look for authenticity. During the interview, we will find out whether our expectations match each other and whether a long-term cooperation can be formed.


Bewerbungsprozess Onlinebewerbung1. Apply online

Bewerbungsprozess Erhalt der Empfangsbestätigung2. Confirmation of receipt sent

Bewerbungsprozess Sichtung der Bewerbungsunterlagen durch Fach- und Personalabteilung3. Human Resources and specific department look at your documents

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung und Einladung zum Vorstellungsgespräch4. If we like what we see: invitation to an interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess erstes persönliches Gespräch5. The excitement builds: first interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess eventuell zweites persönliches Gespräch6. If necessary: second interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung bzw. Einstellung7. Do we fit well together? Welcome to KNAPP!

To ensure a speedy application process, please only apply via our application tool. After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation of receipt.


KNAPP U.K. Limited
Chalgrove, Oxfordshire
Great Britain
full time


Kirsty Johnson

Kirsty Johnson

Human Resources
Unit 60 Monument Business Park Warpsgrove Lane, Chalgrove OX44 7RW Oxfordshire Großbritannien