Job: Junior Project Engineer

Title Junior Project Engineer
Categories Industrial, Mechanical
Location Belgium
Job Info

We are recruiting a Junior Project Engineer (m/f) to join the existing Technical Centre team (Product development / Project management) in an automotive supply company and who reports within the Technical Centre in Wevelgem.

Your  job:

  • You are part of the multi-disciplinary project team at the start of new projects for our offices in Europe (Belgium, Austria, United Kingdom and Hungary)
  • Execute and coordinate project activities with a development project: from CAD-design – engineering  – validation – follow-up and making ready for production.
  • In a first phase, the emphasis lays on CAD-design, product engineering and validation activities within the test department.
  • Our product range extends from simple mechanical systems to electromechanical systems, with further evolution to more electronically driven systems.
  • The job comprises also external technical contacts with customers (together with the sales dept. and program manager)
  • Supporting the sales dept. with the follow up of suppliers in Belgium and abroad (incl. visits)
  • Follow up of the technical feasibility of new designs in cooperation with process engineering and suppliers.
  • Track and coordinate cost reductions and VA/VE opportunities in Technical Centre in cooperation with purchase department.

Your profile:

  • You are Industrial Engineer / master, a relevant work experience is no must.
  • Because of the electromechanical nature of our products with an increasing level of electronic management, a Specialisation Electro-Mechanica is most appropriate, awareness of electronics are a plus.
  • Also knowledge of plastics / overmoulding (design and/or production) is a plus.
  • You are a “hands-on” person, sociable, flexible and have a sense of initiative and responsibility, you enjoy realizing targets in a professional team.
  • Good knowledge of the English language is a must, your French & German is respectable or you are willing to improve.
  • You have a thorough knowledge of the MS Office package
  • You are not afraid of making regular short foreign trips of several days.

 Our Offer:

  • After an intense training period as project engineer within the Technical Centre in Wevelgem, you will be integrated as project engineer within the European organization of Leggett & Platt Automotive.
  • We offer a salary package in accordance with the responsibilities and achievements
  • Exciting job within an international environment
  • Various contacts, both in and outside the company
  • You join a young and dynamic team
  • Excellent training opportunities
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