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As a company with a real sense of tradition, we at KUKA regard it as a matter of course for every colleague to be encouraged and supported in their personal and professional development. It's important for our employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance – and therefore boosting productivity throughout our entire workforce.

Flexible working opportunities

If at any point our employees feel their work life balance is becoming difficult to manage, we can provide help and support to ensure we build a routine suitable for their needs. We understand that, at some time throughout working lives, employees may wish to work more flexibly, and as a modern employer we are more than happy to oblige. All employees with 26+ weeks’ service have the right to apply for flexible working, and there are lots of different ways we can offer flexible working.

At KUKA, we allow our employees to take advantage of flexible working time models such as part-time work or telecommuting, and we are open to discuss other options as well, to ensure your time at KUKA is as enjoyable as possible. Talk to our experts in the HR team if you would like to find out more before applying to work at KUKA.

Development opportunities

Choosing to work for KUKA means opting for the very best training and development opportunities from the start. We have a wide range of options, including global opportunities, to ensure our staff are motivated to develop themselves personally and professionally. We actively encourage personal growth and professional development, through solid career paths and in-house functional and leadership training courses.

We give our employees the opportunity to focus on key goals, generating development and encouraging better future performance. KUKA also has an open door policy, so if at any point our employees don’t feel they are getting enough support, they can speak to colleagues, managers and directors personally.

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Salary and benefits

It is important for KUKA to reward our employees for the hard work they put in. That's why we offer competitive salaries plus other benefits such as company cars, bonus schemes. In addition, KUKA offers a generous annual leave entitlement, because every single one of our employees needs a well-deserved rest from shaping the future of automation.

Looking after your health

As your employer, it is our duty to ensure you are fit and healthy enough to carry out your work responsibilities. That's why KUKA offers flexible benefits including a company sick pay scheme, pensions, death in service policies, childcare voucherscycle to work schemes and private healthcare.

Become a KUKA colleague: Browse through our online job exchange for positions which are currently vacant and send us your application – we look forward to hearing from you.

KUKA success story: Service Delivery Leader, Rob Clarke

I started a general warehouse job at ASDA’s Integrated Distribution Centre in Lutterworth around 13 years ago. Four years in, I’d become a team leader, thanks to a lot of picking experience!

The ASDA logistics team transferred to Swisslog in 2013. Although it meant we now worked for a new company, I was on the same site I had been on for years, with the same people around me, so it was a seamless transition.

Swisslog really invested in the team. I’d like to think they saw our potential and provided us with training for new software, health and safety, and management courses. One of the most memorable was a nine-module training course on innovation and self-reflection – not something you’d expect!
Aside from training, I’ve learnt a huge amount from colleagues, particularly those with superb technical abilities. 

Having no engineering qualifications or experience, I was prepared for the challenge of working in a highly specialised industry, but everyone shared their knowledge with me and in 2015, I was made Service Delivery Leader.

Rob Clarke, Service Delivery Leader at KUKA

I’m now involved in training, customer service, conformance and accident investigations. It’s a challenging role, but it’s rewarding, especially since I’m known on site as ‘the man who will always help’!

It’s good to be part of the KUKA group, and I am so thankful for the opportunities my team and the senior managers have given me. Without their faith, training and the shared knowledge, who knows where I would be?

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