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Automation Engineer
This position will be responsible and the main point of contact for all safety and control related functions of our projects involving Industrial gas burner systems and other thermal solutions, from sales proposal stage to the final commissioning stage. The Automation engineer will be part of an international engineering team reporting to the Leader of the Electrical Engineering Team.

This is a hybrid role, 3 days in office, 2 from home.

We have been innovating for more than 100 years and now we’re creating what’s next. Our programs serve a global community and our hometowns too. We provide resources and financial support to causes around the world and encourage employee volunteerism. We are committed to the highest standard in everything we do!

Key responsibilities

• Detailed electrical engineering of our thermal solutions. Assuring proper functionality in our burner systems,
• Perform safety analyses and make sure our system is designed according to the applicable regulations (Machinery directive, EN 746-2, NFPA 86, EN60204, ISO13577, ATEX, EMC, LVD, …),
• Designing the electrical control panels with aid of our standardized electrical engineering tool, Eplan; programming PLC software on customer specified automation platforms.
• Define and upload the bill of material in our ERP (SAP) to initiate the order processing.
• Collaborate with manufacturing and external suppliers and solve electrical issues that arise during manufacturing, communication with customers, sourcing, suppliers, manufacturing.

Key skills and qualifications

• Master’s degree in engineering focused on electrical, controls or electro-mechanical discipline, with special interest or experience in machinery design, or process engineering, or low Voltage, control panel design and PLC automation or bachelor’s degree with a proven experience in electrical engineering, low Voltage, control panel design and PLC automation
• Strong technical affinity is a must.
• Knowledge or interest in design engineering regulations of machinery or the capability to develop this in short period; must be proactive, results oriented, growth and customer focused.
• Interest to work with ECAD and develop the skills to engineer in ECAD fast (Eplan)
• Interest and/or Knowledge & experience in programming PLC’s (Siemens & Rockwell Automation platforms is preferred)
• Languages: Proficiency in Dutch & English is required. Knowledge of German or French is a plus.
• Travel requirement: up to 10% (W-Europe)

Our offer

• An open, professional, and international working environment in a technology company with high focus on innovation and sustainable technology.
• A competitive salary package.
• High focus on personal development and always working with the newest technologies and tools.
• Wide range of next step career opportunities, also in other Lines of Business of Honeywell.
• Team events and celebrations.

Equal opportunity statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Join us now and be part of a global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers, and doers who make the things that make the future!


• JOB ID:HRD229731
• Category:Engineering
• Location:Luchthavenlaan 16-18,Vilvoorde,VLAAMS BRABANT,1800,Belgium
• Exempt

Engineering (GLOBAL)

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