Contec is an engineering consultancy company of Belgian origin, specialised in the automation of industrial production processes. Our activities include programming work (PLC, SCADA, MES/IT), Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Engineering, electrical power studies and process safety.

Contec operates within a wide variety of sectors, including the (petro) chemicals, pharmaceuticals and the food sector. In addition, Contec’s activities are not limited to Belgium. With a large number of successful international projects under our belt we are at home working in different countries across the world.

Automation Engineer Antwerp

You will join our software automation team (PLC, SCADA) mainly occupied with:

  • Programming of PLCs (Rockwell, Siemens and Schneider Electric)
  • Visualisation and process management (HMI interface)
  • Setting up the communication and the configuration of open networks or vendor-specific networks between PLCs, I/Os and PCs/Servers
  • Configuration of I/Os
  • Preparation of functional analyses, and FAT and SAT documents
  • Preparation of GAMP documents
  • Starting up applications on site, filling in and managing the different SAT and GAMP documents during commissioning
  • Drawing up the As-Built documentation


Job Description

You are jointly responsible for our current projects and report to the Project Manager. Your main responsibilities are:

  • Preparing functional analyses
  • Learning and applying the Contec Software Standard
  • Preparing the programs and the visualisation
  • Configuration of the different networks: field buses, Ethernet-IP
  • Connection and data exchange of the PLC with the aforementioned systems.

Our offer

  • An open and transparent organisational culture
  • A horizontal organisational structure, with very short communication lines towards managers
  • A high degree of flexibility, including flexible working hours and many possibilities with regard to holiday planning
  • A high degree of employee involvement (for instance, the opportunity exists to participate financially in the company)
  • A dynamic and continuously innovative working environment
  • The possibility to continuously develop the depth and scope of your technical knowledge.
  • Ample variety due to the project-based nature of the work
  • The possibility to work in an international context


Your application will be evaluated by the HR department of Contec itself. For any additional feedback regarding your application, we kindly refer you to the Contec HR department.


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