Project Engineer Automation

Uren per week: 40
Contracttype: Vast
Datum: 2022-01-25 07:55:14
Referentie: 40052
Functiedomein: Automatisering
Sharon Sannen
Recruitment Partner
014/337 567
Technical Engineering Lommel
Vreyshorring 49, 3920 Lommel


The projectengineer is member of the Application Solutions team. This ​team is responsible for the product application systems and services that Kemin offers to its customers.

This position is responsible for the development and the assembly of advanced liquid application systems from request to solution. Actively participate in the development and integration of advanced and tailor-made application solutions. Complete installations and start up at customers.

Typical day-to-day activities include manufacturing of applicators, providing engineering support to customers and field engineers. Test compatibility of new Kemin products with the PAD application systems.

This position is based in our EMENA headquarters in Herentals and requires travel up to 25% in the EMENA region.


  • Develop innovative software solutions to maximize the applicator efficiency.
  • Provide day to day monitoring and support via telephone, email and remote access software.
  • Design, configuration, integration and implementation of liquid dosing systems from request to solution.
  • Strive to maintain high product quality standards by designing test procedures and methods.
  • Develop P&ID’s, electrical schematics, user manuals and installation guides.
  • Assist on-site equipment installations, commissioning and give training to the local operators.
  • Perform risk assessment.
  • Assist in quote generation.
  • Foster a positive team environment and assist coworkers as required.
  • Receive goods, receive approval.
  • Carry out QC on goods, materials, etc and report to QC problems.


We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.



  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in engineering, Automation or Computer Science
  • 3 To 5 years’ experience in an industrial environment
  • Strong affinity for industrial automation
  • Profound knowledge and understanding of electrical schemes is crucial
  • Understanding of PLC programming, field bus systems and software development.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform system tests.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Highly motivated self-starter, with an outgoing personality, is highly organized and is able to work independent and in a team.

Additional desired

  • Familiar with Step7, WinCC, Movicon, VBA, VBS, C, SQL-Server, OPC-Server/Client,Profinet, Profibus, Modbus, IO-link.
  • Experience in Feed mill process technology
  • Experience in liquid dosing systems


What’s in it for you:

  • A competitive financial package- in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, and fringe additional benefits.
  • Company car
  • Robust health and wellness support- we are proud to offer an on-site fitness center, and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.
  • Continued learning opportunities- Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.
  • The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

Please apply by email.


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