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Software & Automation Process Engineer 1


  • Improvement of current applications, equipment interfaces and databases for the NLR production sites.
  • Development of new applications and equipment interfaces to the NLR production sites.
  • Support the NLR manufacturing department with respect to data management also debugging of R&D equipment at the competence center.

Object of the job:

  • Monitoring, improving and developing applications that support production processes in all sites of the NLR-division with the goal of introducing and improving the data management of the manufacturing processes.
  • Thorough understanding of the production processes  with respect to maintaining and developing new APP’s.
  • Equipment debugging of the competence center in Evere.

Main accountabilities: 

  • Interfacing with engineering- and production- department.
  • Technical leadership regarding the NLR applications. Software programming & automation & data capturing.
  • Maintaining databases and APP’s of NLR-division.
  • Working independently in resolving problems related to the databases and APP’s.
  • Eager to learn production processes and understand human nature to avoid faulty data capturing of the process.
  • Continuously improving in all areas of responsibility. Knowledge of Lean is an added value.
  • Preparing required documentation both at the program level and user level and maintain records to document revisions.

Qualifications or competency requirements:


  • Bachelor in Automation Engineering with & software programming.
  • Preferable 2+ year of experience in working with Microsoft .NET environment.
  • Programming and statistical techniques
  • Languages: English – Dutch - French
  • Good understanding of Visual Basic and .NET programming environment
  • SQL-database querying in VB, MYSQL is a plus
  • Communication skills
  • Social skills & team player
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Meticulous in performing the work
  • Ability to code, test, implement, and maintain software, analyze changes, and software design