Project Engineer

Spraying Systems AutoJet Europe BVBA is a 100 % owned subsidiary of Spraying Systems Co in Wheaton, USA. We produce spray solutions for the European market and on request also for other Spraying Systems locations in the EMEA region. This mainly concerns the automation of spraying systems to control and monitor various spraying applications. In addition, we also develop the electronics that are used worldwide to drive the nozzles.

We are currently hiring a

Project Engineer

reporting to our Operations Director in Ghent.

Your tasks would be the following:

  • Follow up of standard and customized quotation requests from our sales force, using our internal quotation tool SPX-QE
  • Mechanical & electrical design & follow-up of your customer projects/orders
  • Creating mechanical and electrical drawings for our production workers or subcontractors
  • Scheduling the production tasks for your projects/orders and follow-up
  • Client’s contact person for your projects + after sales service
  • Help on making operating manuals for systems
  • Drawing up the functional description for the user’s manual
  • Drawing up the operation and maintenance instructions 
  • Prepare for installation
  • Assistance during installation
  • Validation of systems / installations + creation of test reports
  • Supporting installation & on-site start-up of installations
  • Continuous follow-up of project budget  
  • Continuous analysis of project costs, resulting in immediate corrective actions on the project and proposals for improvement of business model and process flow chart
  • Shooting / reworking pictures for leaflets and production-instructions
  • Creating new part numbers in ERP system

What you bring with you:

  • Electro-mechanical bachelor or master
  • Experience with application programming on Siemens PLC platforms (TIA Portal, S7-1500 series, S7-1200, SCL programming is required)
  • Good knowledge of Eplan (Version P8) 
  • Optional good knowledge of AutoDesk Inventor
  • Likes to travel eg to help with startups of sold systems at end users (typical region = Europe, typical 1 to 5 days per month)
  • Team worker
  • Organizing qualities
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Punctuality and accuracy, sense of responsibility
  • Fluency in English and Dutch is mandatory. Other languages are an asset.
If you feel ready for this challenge and like a no-nonsense culture, please send your CV and motivation letter including your salary expectation to [email protected].

We offer next to the monthly salary 20 holidays and 12 supplementary days (ADV-dagen), meal vouchers, an extensive insurance package, laptop, iPhone, Internet at home, transportation allowance / company car and a bonus scheme based on company targets.
We work 40 hours a week in a flexi-time schedule, occasional home working is possible.

Our office is currently located at the premises of our high-end production site Spraying Systems AutoJet Europe in Sint-Denijs-Westrem, close to Ghent and as of 2022 in Deinze.
Our local team consists of approximately 50 employees who work in the high-tech production in the areas of Research & Development, project engineering and manufacturing (AutoJet) or in the area of Global IT, European Finance and Human Resources (Spraying Systems Europe). The European team cooperates with approximately 20 countries.