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R&D Automation Engineer

   Back Region: Belgium Kind of contract: Open-ended Work regime: Fulltime Location: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve
Retour Région: Belgium Type de contrat: Open-ended Régime de travail: Fulltime Lieu: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve
Zurück Region: Belgium Art des Vertrages: Open-ended Arbeit Regime: Fulltime Standort: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve
  返回 地区: Belgium 样的合同: Open-ended 工作体制: Fulltime 地点: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve

Job Description

Description de l'emploi



As a member of the Automation Engineering Team in the R&D Department, you will be involved in various lifecycle phases of control systems and industrial IT.
As an Automation Engineer, your responsibilities will be:

•Together with the experts of the team you will contribute to the analysis of automation projects and the definition of hardware and software specifications.
•You will be in charge of developing software by analyzing, programming, testing and putting into service related control systems while ensuring that project documentation is in line with the internal QMS procedures and guidelines.
•After a transition period, you will be the owner of a ‘control unit’ and its related software solutions. You will ensure the development follow-up, prepare work package and be responsible for the whole quality.
•Further to the start-up of the systems, you will provide high-level technical support.





The range of our domain is large, going from hardware definition to web HMI; from field experience to versioning management.

Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree in Automation Engineering or in Industrial IT.
•Minimum of 3 years of experience in operation, support or development.
•Analytical and critical mind, expert in providing efficient solutions to technical problems while respecting the project schedule.
•Result focused, able to understand and satisfy customers’ needs in mission critical applications.
•Experienced in working on projects under a structured Quality Management System frequently audited by regulatory authorities.
•Competent in creating high quality technical documentation.
•Able to work on projects in collaboration with a team and with various stakeholders.
•Flexible and capable to perform under heavy workload.
•Good communication skills in English.
•Able to provide technical training to other teams of the company and to final customers.
•Based in Louvain-La-Neuve, willing to travel internationally for short missions (up to 15% of your time, maximum 2 weeks).
•Having a driving license (B type).

Technical Skills:

•PLC programming (Siemens STEP7 and TIA Portal, B&R).
•SCADA programming in Wonderware Archestra, Wonderware InTouch, B&R Visual Component is an asset
•Industrial IT programming (.Net, Python, SQL, Web);
•Programming of Safety PLC (Siemens; B&R);
•Industrial communications based on Profibus-DP, PROFINET, ModbusTCP, S7, OPC-UA and other industrial protocols;
•Knowledge of motor drivers and motion systems (SEW, Schneider Electric, B&R);
•Knowledge of TCP/IP networking;
•Knowledge of VMWare environment (ESX, Workstation);
•Good knowledge of MS Office suite;






Who are we?
IBA is a listed company, headquartered in Belgium, and employs 1500 people across the globe mobilizing their skills and passion to Protect, Enhance and Save lives
We develop, manufacture and support innovative equipment and software solutions for diagnostic, cancer treatment, and industrial applications.  
Innovating for life since more than 30 years, IBA has opened new ways to diagnose and fight cancer and become the worldwide technology leader in the field of Proton Therapy, which is today the most advanced technologies treatment against cancer.  Our core particle accelerators knowledge is unparalleled, with 100,000 patients treated on our proton therapy solutions and over 550 accelerators in operation globally. 
One Mission, 4 business lines 
IBA ‘s world class expertise lies in the development of: 
next generation Proton Therapy technologies  
Radiopharmaceuticals providing oncology care providers with premium quality services and equipment 
Dosimetry advanced solutions for Quality Assurance of medical equipment and increased patient safety 
particle accelerators for the Industrial and medical world. 
Our 4 business lines are employing more than 1,500 passionate professionals worldwide dedicated to our Mission:  Protect, Enhance and Save lives. 
Join us 
At IBA we dare to develop innovative solutions pushing back the limits of technology. We achieved worldwide recognition in our field by supplying the world's top oncologists with the most precise, cancer-defeating, technologies. 
If you are passionate, cause-driven, you can make this quest yours by joining our dedicated colleagues and give your career a new meaning. 





The identity of IBA is characterized by a group of colleagues driven by motivation, curiosity, creativity, the desire to learn on a daily basis, by technical challenges and above all by a highly developed team and family spirit that makes the daily life smoother and more enjoyable!
By joining a team of about 40 nationalities and working on more than 45 different sites on 3 continents, IBA offers you the opportunity of a meaningful career with a direct impact in the fight against cancer.​
We are driven by: ​
  • Innovating in a cutting-edge technology environment ​
  • Developing professional and personal skills by learning on the Job; by participating in challenging projects; top class courses ​
  • Evolving in a friendly culture environment based upon solid values (dare - share - care - be fair) ​
  • Acting autonomously and belonging to motivated teams with good work-life balance ​
  • Contributing to a company where sustainability, safety and well-being are key to our success

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R&D Automation Engineer

Region: Belgium Kind of contract: Open-ended Work regime: Fulltime Location: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve

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