Automation Engineer

Bruxelles, Belgium


Automation Engineer

RealDev is a dynamic Technology and Management Consulting Group located in Belgium. Our teams have taken on multiple consulting projects, assisting in the development of leading competitors in various sectors. We are committed to finding efficient solutions for sustainable growth and profit. Our positive, motivated, and challenging team environment is seeking talented expert.

Job description

To qualify, you must be able to complete the following responsibilities:

  • Perform troubleshooting of equipment: support day-to-day requests from maintenance and production, active participation in daily operational meetings with actions follow-up, handling troubleshooting change requests, supports to 24h/7d service as required.

  • Provide knowledge support to contractors for equipment issues.

  • Execute shutdown and slowdown automation tasks. 

  • Use problem-solving skills and fundamental knowledge of client’s business sector in order to develop robust solutions to business problems.

  • Prepare and update URS, FS, DS, technical specification,  Spare parts list for automation systems. Upgrade system hardware & software. Give feedback to develop control strategy and systems for new installations.

  • Develop test requirements, prepare and document test in agreement with quality department. Accountable for time & cost estimates for assigned tasks.

  • Define automation requirements, program, test, document, perform validation activities with moderate guidance.

  • Participate to automation system risk and preparation of tenders for coming equipments.

  • Provide feedback to Subject Master Experts for identifying system issues and continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Manages change requests for continuous improvement.

  • Prepare detailed technical specifications from which incumbent or others will write programs.  

  • Identify root causes for problems and propose solutions to prevent recurring problems.

  • Provide guidance and mentor less experienced programmers so that they develop their application skills.

  • Identify opportunities and work on capacity increase and efficiency increase projects.

  • Participates to CAPA investigation and report, perform consecutive action plans

  • Master degree in automation, or a related field, or equivalent experience required.

  • 5+ years of automation system experience within Pharma

  • Automation technical skills in technology  (Siemens, DeltaV, HMI/SCADA supervision and/or Rockwell , Programming in VB, automation field networks)

  • Experience with Ifix is a plus

  • Strong, structured programming skills in technologies used and experience in all phases of systems development. 

  • Database knowledge.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills in French. Intermediate English knowledge.

  • Demonstrated analysis and problem solving skills.

  • Solid team player, able to meet deadlines and handle changing priorities.

  • Ability to understand the technical installations, the equipments and systems installed on the site.

  • Ability to read technical drawings e.g. P&IDs, to understand validation protocols and SOP.

  • English : Fluent  

  • French : Fluent

  • Contract Type : Project

  • Duration : CDI / Freelance


At RealDev, we are seeking to expand our team of experts by investing in individuals who are capable of taking on challenging projects. We’re offering exciting positions in a dynamic and professional company. Our positions provide great opportunities to develop your career while working in driven environments and industries with sector leaders.