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Automation Engineer International

40 hours per week
Reference: 46321
Fabienne Cuijpers
Senior Recruitment Specialist
09/265 00 34
056/620 436
Technical Engineering West Flanders
English Walk 2 F10, 8500 Kortrijk

Depending on your degree and experience, the salary range varies from € 2400 - € 3200 gross.

This is complemented by extra-legal benefits:

- company car with fuel card

- meal vouchers

- group and hospitalisation insurance

On top of that, there are fun extras:

- 36 days of leave

- your accommodation in Mexico is financed by the company


Are you someone who seizes opportunities when they arise? Then you won't say no to this unique opportunity. The company has started up a completely new, ultramodern production plant in Mexico to produce a new type of laminate of the future. At the beginning of next year, production will be in full swing. We are looking for an automation engineer to bring production in this area up to cruising speed:

This challenge is an extension of your studies, as you will be prepared for your international career in the first few months from their headquarters in Belgium, in the Kortrijk region:

- You get to know the corporate identity inside and out

- You discover the basic principles of production

- You develop on a personal level

Afterwards, you continue your adventure on the other side of the ocean:

- You will spend 1.5 years in a team of experienced colleagues developing and optimising production

- You will be involved in a variety of projects and challenges

- You draw up a functional analysis based on the input and expectations of the internal customer

- You work out the project A-Z: from idea to implementation

- Together with your colleagues, you analyse certain malfunctions, remedy them and work out improvement proposals.

- You are the pivotal figure for everything concerning automation

- You will have regular meetings with the local production and engineering team and be the lynchpin between the local and Belgian teams

What next?

- You stay in Mexico

- You will take on a project at another international site

- You return to the Belgian site

The choice is yours.


The company you will be working for as an automation engineer is a leader in the world of parquet and laminate floors, wooden panels and insulation. Moreover, they are part of an international, financially stable group. They are loved by their employees for the numerous training and growth opportunities both horizontally and vertically, the great freedom, trust and responsibilities they are given, as well as their high-tech machinery and continuous innovations and investments.


You can find yourself in the points below:

- You have a Technical Master's degree with focus on or passion for automation

- You are a graduate, soon to graduate or have a first work experience

- You are attracted to international adventure

- You get energy from learning

- You not only formulate improvements, but are also the first to provide practical support where necessary

- You are enterprising and like to pitch your ideas

- You have a great sense of responsibility

- You can switch easily between Dutch and English

Are you interested in the job, but not sure you qualify? Feel free to contact us and we will be happy to discuss it.

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