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Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Jan 29, 2023
Job ID:  5148

Automation Engineer

As an international company with European roots (HQ in Kortrijk, Belgium), Barco has a culture of collaboration across borders and nationalities.

Because we believe diversity leads to more great ideas and drives innovation.

Thanks to our over 3,000 visioneers, we develop unique visualization & collaboration technology that helps professionals accelerate innovation in the healthcare, enterprise and entertainment markets.



Do you want to be part of creating the production process for the next generation of Barco products, from top-of-the-line Healthcare monitors to the most advanced laser projectors on the market today?

We are looking for an Automation Engineer to develop our new production systems.


Key Responsibilities:


  • You will set up new production cells with robotics, motion & vision systems
  • You will contribute to the continuous improvement of existing processes.
  • You work closely together with R&D to review our product designs to help producing our products in the most efficient way possible.
  • You will work with a variety of tools & methodologies: EPLAN, TIA portal, Halcon, Open CV, camera & optical systems, 3D printers, proto-workshops and access to worldwide suppliers.
  • You are part of a dynamic team that will help you to get you up to speed quickly. 

Your profile: 


  • You have a Master’s degree in Engineering - specialization in automation is a plus.
  • Young graduates are welcome to apply!
  • You have experience in image processing and affection with industrial camera systems
  • You have knowledge of:
    • Industrial automation (Siemens PLC, motion control, robotics, visualization, …)
    • 1 or more programming languages (e.g. IEC SCL, Python, C#, C++, .net, scripting languages, …)
    • Creo or another CAD package is a plus
  • You gain energy from creating and implementing creative and innovative solutions.
  • You are positive, assertive and you have a “can do” mentality
  • You always challenge the status quo
  • You communicate fluently, both written and spoken, in English and Dutch.


Our offer:


  • A permanent contract
  • A competitive salary package with fringe benefits such as a health and group insurance, meal vouchers, bonus system, …
  • An interesting, challenging job with lots of autonomy.
  • The opportunity to work for an international market leader where innovation does matter.
  • Internal training in our Barco University
  • A modern and state of the art working environment

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