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Rychiger AG

Software Developer Automation SCADA/MES (a)

steffisburg, switzerland
Workload 80% - 100%
2 Days Home Office Possible

What this position offers you:

- Data management (HMI, SCADA, MES) is a strategically important area for the company and the industry.

- A young team in the process of being built up, in which many things can still be co-defined

- Very broad spectrum between automation and IT

Are you interested? Then book your first meeting with us now!

Job Summary

Do you want to develop and test software in the area of HMI, SCADA & MES? Are you motivated and do you like working in a team? Then keep reading! 

As a recruiting partner of Rychiger AG, we are looking for you as Software Developer Automation SCADA/MES (a), 80 - 100 %, for the location in Steffisburg. Three generations have made Rychiger AG what it is today - a company with internationally leading technological know-how and Swiss quality standards. It offers a comprehensive range of machines, services and support in the packaging sector and has been writing success stories for over 100 years. Look forward to flexible working hours, home office options and various company events. 

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What You Will Be Doing

  • Development, testing and integration of software in the area of HMI, SCADA & MES
  • Collaboration on software design and architecture in customer and development projects
  • Technical clarifications with customers and internal stakeholders
  • Support of customer projects in the technical area, from the sales phase to commissioning at the customer's site
  • Observing technological developments and incorporating them into products

What You Bring To The Job

  • Practical experience in the field of HMI, SCADA and MES applications, preferably with Inductive Automation Ignition
  • Enthusiasm for solid and clean software development
  • Openness and motivation to work closely in a team
  • Travel Requirements: for commissioning, can vary, but it is approx. 2 assignments on 1 week per year
  • german: B2 – Upper Intermediate
  • english: C1 – Advanced


  • Knowledge in the field of PLC programming
  • Basic technical training with a degree in computer science, electrical engineering, automation or mechanical engineering
  • Good knowledge of Python, HTML5, PostgreSQL, RESTful API, JSON and source code management systems
  • Additional experience from the following areas is welcomed: Industrial Networks, Windows 10 IoT, Docker, Linux
  • Knowledge in the area of PLC programming


You will be part of a dynamic and collegial company. The motivating environment is characterised by its friendly, highly motivated and committed culture with a lot of heart and passion, in which every individual can and should contribute. You can play a significant role in the success of the company. 

  • Reports to: Manager Automation Integration
  • Colleagues: 3
  • Team Language: German / English



Onsite gym or gym membership


Cafeteria onsite, with discounted meals

Remote work possible

Work From Home (WFH) possible


Discounts to selected external services (dry cleaning, technology, etc.)

State of the art equipment

State of the art furniture

Contribution towards learning opportunities

Pension Fund

Pension fund program

Free parking


Relaxation room is available

Coffee Snacks

2 x per week "fruit day" with free fruit

Flexible working hours (annual working hours), no block times

Pension Fund

Employee participation

Various events during the year (barbecue, Christmas party, end-of-year event, Eiertütschen etc.)

About Rychiger AG

Rychiger is a Swiss family business with subsidiaries in Switzerland and abroad and is one of the international market leaders in customised packaging machine solutions in the healthcare and food & beverage sectors. 

  • Industry: Machine & metal construction
  • Founded: 1918
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