Project Engineer - Engineering

  • Functional area: Engineering
  • Country: Belgium
  • City: Antwerp
  • Company name: Atlas Copco Airpower N.V.
  • Date of Posting: January 12, 2021
  • Last date to apply: July 30, 2021

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The Role

The Industrial Air engineering department is looking for a project engineer to join the team responsible for product quality and product improvement.

As the engineering mission is ‘safety first, quality always’, our goal is to increase product quality, by preventing and solving technical problems. In addition, we assist production and improve existing products.

To do this, the project engineer coordinates activities in all departments to make sure problems are solved effectively and efficiently (timing & cost), and the product complies to the specification.

To decrease the failure rate, warranty cost and leaks, the project engineer will do design reviews in the projects, as prevention is better than cure.

Specific aspects of the job:

  • Analyze data from the field to understand and predict problems
  • Initiate and follow up design changes and their release 
  • Define a testplan 
  • Follow up tests and interpret test results with test engineer
  • Decide on solutions/product improvements
  • Discuss with suppliers
  • Coordinate/align with production, purchasing, marketing and service
  • Share lessons learned
  • Perform design review of projects of colleagues
  • Assist production 

What we expect of you?

  • You have a strong technical background
  • You have a strong analytical ability
  • Experience of working in a team is a plus and you can take the lead in a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of the usual IT tools
  • You can express yourself well in English


Technical background, Master in Engineering or Industrial Sciences.


  • You are result-oriented: you commit yourself to targets and you stick to them during implementation.
  • You apply your own job-related specialist and detailed technical expertise and knowledge to achieve your goals.
  • You analyse and use your common sense. You identify the root causes of problems using facts, figures and logical reasoning. You devise several solutions and determine the best by weighing up pros and cons.
  • You make efficient use of your time and resources to achieve your goals. You set priorities based on importance and urgency.

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At Atlas Copco we believe in challenging the status quo, always looking for a better way.  Our leading-edge technology and great ideas enable us to innovate for the future.
We believe that passionate people make it happen. You are a brand ambassador and our face towards our customers. With us you drive your own professional journey and you are empowered to act.
We offer  a wide range of interesting job roles and many opportunities to grow. This is where it begins –  Join us at the Home of Industrial Ideas.