Final application date

31 October, 2023




Charlotte Axelsson, HR manager


We are looking for an

Application Engineer, Robot Guidance Solutions

Do you want to be part of the new industry where smart vision and robotic solutions are becoming the key-factor for successful automated production?

Then you might be the person we are looking for!

The industry is becoming more and more automated and there is a high need for smart and intuitive vision systems that are easy to integrate and operate. SICK’s Robot Guidance System team in Linköping, is looking for an application engineer who wants to be part of the new industry era with smart sensors and connected systems. We work on global market with an ever-increasing need for vision guided robot applications.

In short – our team put eyes on robots and make them smart to realize flexible and optimized production at our customers.

Your Role

As an Application Engineer in our Robot Guidance team, you have a key role in bringing the customer needs into our developed solutions and bringing the solutions to life at our customers. In this role you will help and assist our global sales organization as a technical expert on our systems performing feasibility studies, system commissioning, robot integration, technical support, development of customized solutions, trainings, trade show demos etc. Focus is to have a close customer relation and solve our customer’s automation challenges by help of using our Robot Guidance systems. You are also a key player in bringing the market and customer needs into our R&D organization.

We work in a team where we put great value in helping each other reach our common goals. Our creative working environment gives great opportunities for our own initiatives.

Who are you?

We believe that you have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant subject, or a competence level comparable
  • Software development/programming experience
  • Fluent in English with an interest and ability for international travels.
  • Experience in any of the fields: Machine vision, image analysis, deep learning, industrial robotics (applications, programming, integration) and mechatronics is meritorious.

As a person, you have a good sense of problem-solving and are not afraid to think outside the box. You are motivated by seeing things finally working and that customers’ challenges get solved. You are a good team player that enjoys working in smaller teams with a big global network.

We are looking for candidates who have an open social attitude, a positive spirit and a willingness to learn new things. We believe that you have a strong interest in Machine Vision, industrial robotics and automation technology in general.

What we offer

SICK is a world-leading supplier of sensors and sensor solutions for industrial applications. We are 11 000 employees in 50 countries and our headquarter is located in Freiburg, Germany. SICK in Linköping is an innovation center for Machine Vision and we are 90 committed employees with a big interest in image processing and visualization. For more than 35 years, our team at SICK Linköping has successfully developed and delivered software for technically leading products within the field of 2D and 3D vision, as well as system solutions for robot guidance and quality control.

At SICK in Linköping, we are very proud of being a healthy and attractive workplace. For many years, we have been elected as one of the best workplaces in Sweden according to the survey Great Place to Work, the latest award is from 2023. We work actively to reduce our climate footprint and we are active in various ways to contribute to the society and to increase diversity at our workplace.


For more information, please call Rickard Ekberg, Business Unit Manager Robot Guidance Solutions,, +46 (0)705515093, or our HR manager Charlotte Axelsson, +46(0)73-9209950. Please submit your application at

We make ongoing selections and fill the position as soon as we have found the right person.