Senior Electrical Engineer AGV Development (m / f / x)

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Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 8,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

KION Mobile Automation develops mobile robots, robotic fleet controllers and cloud-based fleet management systems for industrial logistics applications. We are a fast growing team with locations in the USA, China, Australia, Belgium and Germany.

As part of the international KION Group and company culture you will work in an open, transparent and agile environment and you will be a valuable member of an effective, globally successful organization. You will get to work with the products and solutions through the entire lifecycle from development to installation and service.

Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are growing in complexity and capability. In the Global Mechatronics Department AGV as a “Senior Electrical Engineer AGV Development (m/f/x)”, you are able to take responsibility over the development of medium to high complexity projects in your field of expertise. You are capable to partake in a product development setting, assisting in planning and committing to the future roadmap. Depending on the situation, you are able to focus on getting the details right or zoom out to comprehend and help steer the big picture. Within our AGILE setting, you strive to be a true team player to get the team across the finish line on time and within budget.

To further strengthen the department, we are looking for you as “Senior Electrical Engineer AGV Development (m / f / x)” at location Zwijndrecht (Antwerp) as soon as possible.


+ You are able to derive hardware requirements and generate design concepts to satisfy operational and functional requirements in the development of AGV’s

+ You utilize engineering skills to solve engineering problems at the component through system level in collaboration with mechanical engineering, software engineering production/testing and customer service disciplines

+ You guide and support prototyping and testing utilizing existing production / test protocols and procedures or develop new ones as needed

+ You apply engineering knowledge to the design and development of new products as well as product changes and enhancements

+ You Follow Design Control procedures for proper development and control of design plans, design documents and specifications, protocols, results, etc. Maintain and update Design Control procedures as required

+ You oversee outside suppliers and consultants as required

+ You develop a knowledge and understanding of KION’s products, customers, and customer needs

+ You cultivate and promote our corporate values – integrity, collaboration, courage, excellence

+ Master’s degree or comparable training, preferably with a technical engineering focus

+ Approximately ten years of relevant experience within Automation Industry, (Automated) Material Handling Solutions, Machinery & Industrial Engineering or related electrical controls industries

+ Very strong technical knowledge and understanding

+ You preferably have experience in working in an AGILE environment

+ You are diplomatic, open minded, flexible, creative and have strong communication skills

+ You preferably have experience with Fieldbus technology, safety controllers (SICK Flexi-soft), 3D-camera technology, positioning sensors and encoders

+ You have knowledge of EPLAN, EPLAN Pro Panel, E3 design software

+ Working knowledge of ERP/PLM systems and issue tracking systems (SAP, JIRA..) is an asset

+ Ability to operate in a global team and to perform in a global matrix organization

+ Fluent in English, proficient in Dutch. German and French is an asset

What we offer?

We are the largest provider on the market and want to further expand leadership position in the field of mobile automation. We have the speed and short decision-making paths of a start-up, but the financial security and the standing of a large corporation. We have top technologies, have a global sales and network and work for the big global e-commerce customers who are looking for global solutions. Our development and processes are very fast (f.e. SW-update every 3 months) and our R&D developers always look after a product holistically from start to finish and do not just manufacture a single component – they accompany the entire product from A-Z.

Would you like to go your way in a unique, technology-savvy organization and make a significant contribution to further expansion?

We should get to know each other!

Requisition ID: 2019-10129

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Senior Level

Travel %: 25

Shift Schedule Display: Standard

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Street: Baarbeek 1

Post End Date: 10/1/2020

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