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In search of Robotics Engineer - Smart Production

Do you have experience with automation and an outspoken passion for robotics? Do you want to further explore the innovative potential of robots for industrial applications? To strengthen our Smart and Digital Factory team we are looking for a Robotics Engineer - smart production in Kortrijk.

As Robotics Engineer Smart Production you will be responsible for setting up and executing demonstration and innovation projects in the field of robotics and machine vision within an Industry 4.0 context (human/robot collaboration).
Typical activities are:

  • Defining and setting up projects in companies within the context of Human/Robot collaboration and the integration of robot applications within a production context.

  • Making the potential of human/robot collaboration and machine-vision applications for smart production accessible to Belgian companies in the manufacturing industry.

  • Raising companies' awareness of the latest technologies through various media channels.

  • Setting up and carrying out ambitious research projects together with colleagues.

  • Controlling and maintaining the state-of-the-art of your own technology domain, e.g.
    - Robotics in general and more specifically developments within the domain of human/robot collaboration,
    - Machine vision and the different fields of application,
    - Deployment of robots for innovative production (e.g. 3D printing with robots),
    - Artificial intelligence and robots.

What do we expect from you?

  • You have a master's degree in engineering in the field of automation and robotics

  • You have a good knowledge of the manufacturing industry and its companies

  • You have sufficient practical experience (at least 5 years) in the field of Robotics.

  • You are passionate about new evolutions within robotics: human/robot collaboration, machine vision, ..

  • You have a good knowledge of (robot) programming languages: Java, C#/C++, Python, ROS, …

  • You are analytical, can think along with the customer and succeed in translating the customer's needs into pragmatic, tangible solutions

  • You are creative, result-oriented and hands-on and are interested in creating demonstrators and proof-of-concepts

  • You will work in an inspiring environment where you are expected to initiate, supervise and contribute to content publications, ..

  • You have good social skills (in the context of complex multidisciplinary partnerships)

  • You communicate fluently and you know how to convince.

  • Your Dutch is excellent, goof command of English and French is a plus.

What do we offer you?

As a Sirris expert you actively participate in top projects at Belgian companies. You build up knowledge and experience in the most advanced technologies and experience on a daily basis how satisfying ground-breaking work can be. In short, you deliver innovative work in its purest form.
Sirris offers you a flexible working environment, where attention is paid to your personal development. We also provide an attractive remuneration package in accordance with your position and experience.

For more information about this position, please contact Bart Verlinden, Program Manager Smart and Digital Factory: or +32 498 91 93 07

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