Automation Engineer

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Date: Jan 31, 2024

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential

  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible

  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel

  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people

  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role


Your Impact as Programmer Software Engineer

You will work closely with the Global Design Manager, design engineers, designers, and technology experts. You contribute to the continuous improvement of our technology and to new developments. With your knowledge and commitment, you will grow into a global expert who helps to realize important design projects in an international team environment.


Your duties:

  • Implementation, documentation, and validation in production environment of machine software adaptations. This software runs on ~10k machines worldwide.

  • Upgrade projects to bring old equipment in line with modern safety/quality standards, which is a building block for increasing the intelligence of our equipment globally

  • Dimensioning, implementation, and validation of energy saving projects (e.g., high efficiency motors) on install base

  • Understand the requirement and existing solution

  • Preparation of Electrical design draft document with BOM

  • Developing or adapting PLC program

  • Committing the changes on SVN

  • Development or adapting the HMI program

  • Preparation of SDD document

  • Developing the PILZ Program

  • Testing and validation of program on Proto Machine

  • Communicating to various stakeholder

  • Field trials at various plant location

  • Work on Axel logic lab IEC 61131

  • Work on TI Code composer

  • SAP code creation request for new material


About You

Essential skills & competences

  • You hold a bachelor or master’s degree in engineering in control technology/automation/mechatronics.

  • You have 3+ years experience in a relevant position.

  • You have good knowledge of programming (C, IEC61131) languages.

  • You can work independently but also a team player.

  • You are characterized by your results-oriented and hands-on way of working.

  • You are very analytical, creative & problem-solving person.


What is in it for you?

  • A competitive salary with benefits

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department

  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story

  • A chance to grow along with your responsibilities (national or international)

  • Cool colleagues all over the world


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


Our Digital Advanced Solutions (ADS) team is a mighty group of technologists from across the globe who continuously push the envelope in Digital, Cyber resilience, data science, intelligent automation, Cloud solutions and New (Agile) ways of working. Want to learn more about our digital opportunities?


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