Automation 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 an

Automation 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-QEMechanical & electrical design & follow-up of your international customer projects/orders
  • Creating mechanical and electrical drawings for our production team
  • Scheduling the production tasks for your international projects/orders and follow-up
  • Client’s contact person for your projects + after sales service
  • Write operating manuals for your systems
  • Drawing up the functional description for the user’s manual and the operation and maintenance instructions
  • Preparation for installation & assistance during installation
  • Validation of systems / installations + creation of test reports
  • Supporting installation & on-site start-up of installations at your international clients
  • Continuous follow-up of project budget & take corrective action where necessary
  • Shooting / reworking pictures for leaflets and production-instructions
  • Creating new part numbers in ERP system

What you bring with you:

  • Electro-mechanical degree or similar with experience
  • Experience with application programming on Siemens PLC platforms (TIA Portal, S7-1500 series, S7-1200, SCL programming is required) is a must
  • Good knowledge of Eplan (Version P8) is a must
  • Optional good knowledge of AutoDesk Inventor
  • You like to travel in Europe eg to help with startups of sold systems at your end users (up to 5 days per month)
  • You like working in a team
  • 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 melanie.nabert@spray.com.

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 60 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 more than 20 countries.