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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER - Surface Treatment Specialist - Brussels

We are looking for talented employees who want to invest in a dynamic and innovative company.

Join us as:



Within our “Integrated Assemblies” business unit (BU), you will:

  • Determine the best process to give aircraft subassemblies the optimum surface treatment based on client specifications and industry best practices
  • As a subject matter expert, participate to problem-solving, continuous improvement and training activities with the surface treatment operations teams
  • Follow up on the shop floor and initiate process improvement based on your observations
  • Document process details to sustain quality
  • Research root causes and advise operations on tests to confirm them
  • Inform about scientific and technical developments, advise on potential impact for the operations

Depending on your background and preferences, you may take the lead on a small team of engineers and technicians.


  • MSc in Materials Engineering or equivalent with a strong industrial view
  • 10-15 years of relevant experience with industrial surface treatment, including implementation of optimization projects (continuous improvement, 6 sigma or else)
  • A good combination of analytical skills and inquisitive mind with hands-on experience
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and able to operate in a matrix organisation
  • Strong safety, quality and process mind-set
  • Fluency in 2 of the following languages French/Dutch/ English – and willingness to become fluent in all 3.
  • Experience in the aerospace sector and experience managing a small team are advantages


SABCA offers you an exciting job, with autonomy and responsibilities. We provide the necessary trainings, a competitive salary and an interesting package of fringe benefits.