Automation technician

Permanent contract


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Join our team as an Automation Technician.

With more than 100 years of existence, we are the favourite praline of Belgians. The dedication of our employees is essential to our success. They embody our passion and help make our products accessible to everyone.

We value commitment, expertise and professionalism. Together, we create moments of happiness, one chocolate at a time!

Your mission

As Automation Expert for our new factory in Nivelles, you will be responsible for supporting Leonidas' operations during the technological transition. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Solving technical problems on automated lines.
  • Performing preventive and corrective maintenance on automated equipment.
  • Programming equipment and industrial robots to improve efficiency and adjust parameters for optimal, compliant production.

Your responsibilities

  • Programming PLCs in accordance with standards to maintain high performance levels of production lines.
  • Analyse system faults and take action to resolve them.
  • Standardise the infrastructure as much as possible.
  • Ensure technical exchange with suppliers.
  • Supervise, support and collaborate with internal teams (technical and production) on automation processes.
  • Ensure effective communication with field teams to ensure adoption of new technologies.
  • Prepare regular reports on interventions and maintenance (e.g. CMMS monitoring, computer-aided maintenance management).

Your profile

  • Degree in PLC/electrical programming or automation or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience implementing automation systems in an industrial environment.
  • Mastery of CMMS supervision software, PL7 Pro, Tial Portal, Wonderware.
  • Experience with supervision systems (knowledge of Scada tool and HMI industrial control screen).
  • PLC programming and configuration.
  • Analysing and troubleshooting automation systems.
  • Team spirit and communicate effectively with different departments.
  • Fluent in written and spoken French and English.