Automation Service Engineer

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Date: Sep 24, 2023

Location: Deerlijk, BE Remote, BE

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert ( is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 5.9 billion in combined revenue in 2021.

Four our Global Service team situated in Deerlijk, we are currently looking to hire an Automation Service Engineer


Your function


  • You ensure the smooth start up and testing of the new Bekaert designed and built production lines at our plants worldwide. 
  • You provide training on the functional operations of the machines / installations and you prepare technical reports. 
  • You proactively monitor and check the performance and output of the production lines.
  • You develop new ways of improving our Equipment Lifecycle Management using AI, data analysis and automation tools.


Your profile


  • You preferably have a master’s degree (Electromechanics or Automation) or equivalent through experience
  • You have a first experience with (industrial) machine construction, start-up of machines or installations and with the latest technologies and techniques.
  • You have a very good technical knowledge combined with a special interest in automation (controls, PLC, PC, engines, ...)
  • A good knowledge of English (spoken and written) is a must because of the international working environment
  • You easily adapt your communication style to different cultures
  • You work efficiently together with project teams worldwide
  • You have a high degree of flexibility
  • You are willing to work abroad regularly for longer periods (on average 2 to 4 weeks per assignment) the rest of the time you will be located in our offices in Belgium


We offer:

  • A versatile and responsible position within a collegial work environment, with growth potential.
  • An innovative and collaborative “better together” spirit
  • A human-centered, diverse company that values and supports your physical and mental wellbeing
  • A good work/life balance with remote work possible



You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.

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