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Service & Application Engineer Drives & Automation

Job Description

Earthstream are proud to be working with a Global Provider of Automation & Mechatronics Products & Solutions to recruit a Service & Application Engineer Drives & Automation based in the Brussels area

Job Role: Service & Application Engineer Drives & Automation

Location: Lyon

Salary: €40,000-45,000 pa plus car, bonus and benefits

As a Service & Application Engineer Drives & Automation your remit will include:

The Service and Application Engineer Drives & Automation is responsible for four main tasks: pre-sales, project engineering, aftersales, and providing technical training.


  • The development of ideas and concepts, and the creation of company solutions;
  • Providing support to the Sales Team by working out the practical details of the chosen solution;
  • Verifying whether or not a project is technically feasible, and explaining this to the client;
  • The promotion of company know-how;
  • Building up relationships based on trust with the clients.

Project engineering:

  • Verifying whether or not a project is technically feasible;
  • Writing functional specifications and budgeting the engineering costs;
  • Providing on-site support for the commissioning of company solutions;
  • The development and maintenance of software;
  • Responsibility for product improvements, innovation, and standardisation;
  • Responsibility for the project handover to and project acceptance by the client.

After Sales:

  • Giving telephone support based on client enquiries;
  • The resolution of technical problems at clients, either by onsite visits or remotely online.

Technical training:

  • The organisation and implementation of internal and external client training and presentations;

What you will bring to the company:

  • Has a Bachelor's degree in a technical subject (HBO level) with knowledge of Drives & Automation;
  • Has knowledge of MS Office;
  • Has job-specific experience of working with Drive & Automation tools;
  • Has knowledge of programming languages such as Python or Codesys
  • Good oral and written command of modern languages;
  • Has the necessary didactic skills to be able to give effective training;
  • Has analytical skills, maintains an overview, and is detail-oriented;
  • Knows how to identify the needs of the client;
  • Has communication skills and knows how to interpret the needs of the client;
  • Is willing to work and stay in foreign countries for short periods (a few days);