Automation Engineer

Job information



Job Type

Full Time


1-3 years



Degree Type

Bachelor, Master

Degree Specialization

Electrical engineer, Mechanical engineer


Within the department of Manufacturing Technology Development and Services, the Automation Engineer will cooperate with colleagues from different areas to complete the assigned projects bringing his contribute of specific professional know-how and of personal skills. He will support other functions contributing in establishing high engineering standard to continuously improve Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Operative methods. He will get involved in projects and operations and will take personal commitment in delivering according and beyond the demands that will be defined time by time. Personal and professional progression will be defined based on results and potentials.

Main responsibilities

It will evolve from purely operative engineering tasks (design, installation, start-up of equipment, debugging of processes, deployment of automation software) to more sophisticated project management tasks with possibility and need for ranging on several technical areas including manufacturing processes and industrial engineering. Initially it is considered the introduction in the so called L1L2 Center of Excellence with the purpose to support the deployment and implementation of standard software applications based on corporate platforms and solutions referred as Smart Factory. Everything included in Level 1 and Level 2 automation systems as defined by ISA95-ISO/IEC62264 is in scope.

Below list is just indicative and not exhaustive of the possible knowledge areas and activities in which the Automation Engineer might be engaged:

  • Collect requirements to specify industrial machines to be installed in BS plants.
  • Design and development of hardware and software architecture for industrial machines based on given requirements and specification.
  • Control software development will also include developing machine control algorithms for PLC based systems, HMI design and implementation, instrumentation and sensor interface, data logging, and communication interfaces with other appliances.
  • Proficient understanding of basic machine controls including electric actuators, motors, electronic controllers, hydraulic/pneumatics and valve controls.

Headquartered in Zaventem, Belgium, we’re a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions. In addition to our premium tyre products, we offer a growing portfolio of tyre-centric and mobility solutions, and serve our customers in an extensive retail network with thousands of touchpoints.



Key Values

  • Passion
  • Design
  • Ownership
  • Agility