Automation Engineer

The function

We are looking for an Automation Engineer, who will ensure the reliability and proper functioning of machines, equipment and instrumentation and automation systems. Responsible for several challenging projects in the engineering environment, you will oversee a team and manage their success.   

You are familiar with designing, PLC programming (Siemens, Rockwell, Scada) using database, (Oracle, SQL), simulating and testing automated machinery and processes in order to complete exact tasks. Prepare preventive, corrective, curative and proactive actions to anticipate and resolve instrumentation and automation problems and ensure optimal performance of installations these stains are part of your daily routine.

Your responsibility will be to create and deliver fully tested computer programs, in accordance with budget, standards and client requirements. You will be part of several projects by coordinating the planning, budget and quality. Your other tasks consist on modifying basic computer system design, resolving non-complex problems and developing test requirements and writing adequate testing protocols. Moreover, you assist in support of production systems.

Your profile

You have a complete Engineering degree or a Master’s degree in Computer Sciences and at least 3 years of experience as an Automation Engineer. Thanks to your experience, you participate in project management (writing specifications, monitoring service providers, reporting, etc.). You carry out comparative studies of technical solutions, and you challenge the automation service providers and test them (Proof of Concept). You are an expert in PLC programming, Siemens, Rockwell. You are also familiar with the development language such as .net and VBA. 


You are dedicated to optimizing full cycle engineering development environments. Within a variety of projects, your strong knowledge in automation makes all the difference. You like to keep learning and help your colleagues. You look beyond your own work and are always there for your team. You have good communication skills in English and French or Dutch and find it interesting to take on technical challenges.


What we offer

ALTEN offers a technically challenging environment where your growth is central through the diversity of projects. We believe that as a consultant you never stop learning, which is why we offer you the opportunity to further develop yourself both personally and professionally.

Within our ALTEN Academy we offer trainings that match your ambitions. Our consultants also regularly organize knowledge evenings about new technologies, in which you can take part. Or maybe you would like to organize a knowledge evening yourself with your colleagues?

If, after the interviews, it turns out that you and ALTEN are a good match, we will immediately offer you a permanent contract. As we expect our consultants to be mobile, we offer you the choice between a lease car or a mobility allowance. In addition, we offer a good salary and a standard net expense allowance. We think it is important that you also have time to relax, that is why we give you 32 days off. You don't have to worry about your pension; we arrange that for you with a non-contributory pension scheme. 

About the organisation

ALTEN is part of ALTEN Benelux and specializes in consultancy in the areas of production, validation, quality assurance, management, IT and engineering. ALTEN is present in more than 29 countries around the world and offers the opportunity to move abroad while broadening one's knowledge.

Today, our customers are among the most renowned in the country and they offer plenty of challenges. We create an ALTEN community. Indeed, several events are organized throughout the year so that you can meet your colleagues. So apply now to be part of our friendly team!

Activated at 06/10/2020
Locations Brussels Capital | Belgium
Category Consultants Engineering
Contact Melissa Giunta
Reference AD001691