Automation Engineer - Puurs

Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Salary: .
Job Type: Contract
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Scope of work:

  • Establish project goals and planning
  • Work with end users and other engineers to determine the user requirement specification (URS)
  • Develop functional requirement specification (FRS) for the system
  • Follow-up suppliers and contractors
  • Check quality and/or perform Code Review of completed work
  • Determine testing scenarios and composing the qualification protocols
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Together with the end users, commission the system with coverage during start-up
  • Provide the necessary documentation of the project and its components
  • Compose the machine file for the systems
  • Provide second line support during regular operations
  • Maintain the system life cycle by implementing changes and continuous improvement actions


  • Master or Bachelor in computer Sciences or Automation (or equivalent based on experience)
  • At least 3 years of experience in an industrial (automation) environment
  • At least 3 years of experience in software development
  • Strong knowledge of one or more modern programming languages, SQL, industrial computer hardware, -software and -networks
  • Strong analytic skills, methodically set, innovative thinker
  • Experience in developing functional specifications
  • Experience in executing and follow up of automation projects and/or software projects
  • Experience with problem solving / troubleshooting and data analysis.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English

Optional qualifications:

  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical environment
  • Experience in cloud based application development
  • Experience with Industry 4.0 and IOT platforms
  • Experience in working with external parties on process automation projects

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