Project Engineer Advanced Processing Technologies (M/W/X)

R&D Engineer
CRM Gent
Master degree in Engineering
Speciality field
Electromechanics, Mechanics, Automation with interest in digitalisation and industry4.0

At CRM Group, a research and development center of excellence open to the world, we work on innovative projects in various sectors. We rely on our state-of-the-art equipment and pilot lines and the diversity of our 270 talents from more than 15 different nationalities to develop innovative products, processes and solutions focused on metals for our international customers and partners.

Our innovations aim at empowering the role of metals in new solutions responding to industrial and societal challenges and supporting the metals related industries in their energy and digital transition.

Improving the efficiency & productivity of the metal production processes in particular rolling, cooling & thermal treatments with a focus on climate neutrality and digitalisation of those processes is one of the a key activities of our research center in Gent-Zwijnaarde.

In this context we are looking to strengthen our team in Gent-Zwijnaarde with a Project Engineer (M/W/X).

Your main responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for R&D activities aiming at developing new innovative processes for increased performances & energy efficiency, digitalisation and decarbonization of energy intensive industries, in particular the rolling & thermal treatment process in metal industry
  • Among other tasks, you will design and test lab & industrial prototypes for assessing and upscaling the solution, if relevant supported by modelling work
  • You will interact with technicians as well as internal and external experts and report results to internal and external customers
  • You will contribute to the active development and diversification at regional, European and international level by generating new ideas, writing project proposals

Your profile

  • You have a master degree in Engineering, Engineering technology or a related discipline, skilled in Electromechanics, Mechanics and/or Automation with interest in digitalisation and industry4.0
  • Notions or first experience in programming, machine-learning or eXtended Reality is a plus
  • You are a team player
  • Creativity and problem solving are your strong points
  • You have a good sense of organization and are able to set the right priorities, want to get things done and like to take the initiative.
  • You communicate efficiently, effectively and convincingly
  • You are keen to learn and develop new skills
  • You have a good knowledge of Dutch & English