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Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Jun 11, 2022
Job ID:  5148

Automation Engineer

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). Our solutions make a visible impact, allowing people to enjoy compelling entertainment experiences; to foster knowledge sharing and smart decision-making in organizations and to help hospitals provide their patients with the best possible healthcare. Headquartered in Kortrijk (Belgium), Barco realized sales of 804 million euro in 2021 and has a global team of 3,000+ employees, whose passion for technology is captured in +500 granted patents.



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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