Control Automation Engineer UK

Contec is a medium-sized SME with an HQ located in the port of Antwerp and a branch offices in Kortrijk, Romania, Poland, France and UK. Within the field of industrial automation we profile ourselves by delivering turnkey projects. Our activities include Electrical & Instrumentation, Manufacturing Control (PLC / SCADA) & Manufacturing Operations Management.

Our greatest assets?

  • We realize automation projects from A to Z, in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Our international character and the fact that we are active in a wide range of sectors;
  • We strongly believe in ownership for your own projects and give our people the opportunity to develop themselves;
  • We are a strong growing company, so our people are growing too. They are ultimately our greatest asset!


Up for a challenge?

Being an automation engineer you’re responsible for the PLC programming, visualization, in – between communication and configuration and start up of a wide range of projects.

Project management from A to Z, what will your role be?

  • It all begins with a functional analysis, find out what the customers want and how we can provide it.
  • Next step is to create PLC programs and visualization by using our Contec Software Standard
  • See the magic happen! Once you’re in start – up phase you can finally see the machines moving and experience your program in a real life situation.
  • Knowledge sharing; we’re big believers in knowledge sharing and data exchange to boost project continuity

This all happens in close communication with your project coordinator.


Is it you we’re looking for?

  • You have a HNC in Electrics or Electronics and already have a first experience
  • You own an analytical mind and you’re creative in finding solutions
  • You’re a teamplayer and take care of your internal and external communication
  • You take client – orientation to the next level
  • You’re able to structure your work indepenently and meet deadlines, even in stressful situations
  • You’re able to travel from time to time (f.e. start – up phase)


Our offer

  • An open and transparent corporate culture
  • A lot of variety through project-based work
  • A flat organizational structure, making the communication line to management very short
  • A great deal of flexibility, partly due to the sliding working hours and many possibilities regarding the leave arrangement
  • A high degree of involvement (there is the possibility to participate in the company through shares)
  • A dynamic and constantly innovative working environment
  • The ability to develop your technical knowledge on a continuous basis both in depth and in width
    • A lot of variety through project-based work
    • The possibility to work in an international framework
  • A great place to work! Watch the video for more info: