Automation Engineer

For a company active in the food industry and situated in the region of Kortrijk, we are currently looking for an Automation Engineer, who would be responsible for the functioning and maintenance of the diverse installations. You serve as the bridge between maintenance and engineering.


  • As an automation and maintenance engineer, you are responsible for the functioning of the plant, and intervene when there is a production shutdown. You serve as a bridge between maintenance and engineering
  • You work towards improvements and are responsible for preventive maintenance activities
  • You analyse and propose corrective actions when there are failures or shortcomings (e.g. complaints from production, quality issues etc.); for doing this, you collaborate with production and the support services (e.g. QC/QA) 
  • You actively work on constantly improving the quality and the technical efficacy of the plant
  • You signal problems during preventive or curative maintenance to the maintenance manager 
  • You program in Siemens and sometimes in Allen Bradley
  • You work independently, but are also part of a team


  • You are a bachelor electromechanics and/or electronics/ICT, and have preferably enjoyed education/courses on food processes and packaging
  • You have a good basic knowledge of packaging machines, and you are passionate about quickly and creatively solving problems
  • You have an excellent knowledge of current mechanisms (PLC automation, programming etc.), and knowledge of technological processes in the food industry
  • You have many years of experience in an industrial setting (preferably more than 5 years of experience in a maintenance and/or engineering organization)
  • You are bilingual (French - English). Knowledge of Dutch is an asset
  • You work well in team, as well as independently
  • You have an excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • You are stress resistant


  • A competitive salary followed by a wide range of extralegal advantages (depending on contract type and preference)
  • Being able to work for a stable and established player in the consultancy world (more than 25 years) in the world of consultancy
  • A work environment with a focus on everyone's strengths and their development

Are you interested in this opportunity? Deliver your resume to and we will be in touch soon!

Get in touch

Gino De Craemer +32 9 248 14 70


PLC Engineer
Midcareer (ervaren)
Regio Ieper
Vast / Tijdelijk

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