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Industrial Applications Engineer

Industrial Applications Engineer

The Profile Group | Nijvel | Full-time

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Our client, located near Nivelles, is a company operating in an industrial environment offering high-end and tailor-made tools. Due its success, our client is looking for an Industrial Applications Engineer.

Industrial Applications Engineer

Job description

Your mission

As an Industrial Applications Engineer, you are the real intermediary between the product project and the good industrial realisation, integrating the understanding of the need, the proposal of the right specification, the implementation within the ERP system, the transmission of information to the various services (especially commercial) as well as quality monitoring.

Under the supervision of the Operations Director, you hold a position of technical expert within the company and constantly interact with the customers and the company (Site Manager, R&D Manager, Sales, Sales Administration and Responsible Workshop).

Your tasks:

Offers/New products:

  • You respond to consultations from our customers, commercial or sales administration on new products or product developments;
  • You elaborate the cost price and propose the selling price according to the markets which needs to be validated by the Commercial Director;
  • In the case of a new product, you design the new product and then send to the R&D, production, supplies, plans or information necessary for the good industrial launch of the product;
  • You ensure production of the proper implementation of new products and ensure the overall quality of these products.
  • You ensure the technical follow-up of the offers with the salesmen and customers.

Coding new configured items:

  • You choose the specification according to the application.
  • You make the coding of new products or new versions of products with the nomenclature and the range (using a configurator), in connection with the pricing class.
  • You create the item parameters in the ERP


  • You determine the range and choice of the pricing class (with the Sales Director)
  • You develop sales prices with discounts based on the cost price of ERP 1x / year and you make updates as the year progresses.
  • You update the price catalog on the Catbuilder application (in-house training) and manage the product library.

Product/Quality feedback analysis:

  • You make an analysis of the products feedback and take the corrective actions, in close relation with the production and the sales administration.
  • You ensure quality monitoring of the purchased goods and follow any potential disputes with our suppliers.

Technical expertise:

  • You make a technological watch of the competing products and analyse, in connection with our R&D, the products.
  • You assist our sales representatives on new products or markets in order to precisely determine the technical constraints to offer the right product on the first try.


  • You have a degree in Industrial or Civil Engineering (Materials Science, Construction, ...) and ideally have a first convincing experience in an industrial environment;
  • You have a good technical knowledge of various processes of powder metallurgy (sintering, granulometry, ...) and physicochemical aspects of materials (hardness, abrasiveness, porosity, resistance of stones, ...);
  • You are able to technically design a tool autonomously: choice of raw materials, dimensional tolerances and assembly. Mastering industrial design would be a plus;
  • You are able to read plans;
  • You have a very good knowledge of English (written, spoken);
  • You can work with computer tools and master Excel. You have ideally already worked with an ERP.
  • You are good with figures, you are able to read and correctly use a pricing designed by product types, work this pricing and adapt after training.
  • Curious, you are on the lookout for news and know how quickly refer to previous studies;
  • Pragmatic, organised and rigorous, you can treat several topics at the same time and prioritise them;
  • You have great adaptability and a good commercial sense;
  • You like working in human-sized companies (SME spirit).

Keywords: application engineer, application, spécification, codification, engineer, engineering, ingénieur application, métallurgie, sciences des matériaux, construction, frittage, granulométrie, abrasivité, physico-chimique, gamme opératoire, porosité, béton, pierre, civil engineer, industrial engineer, specification, coding, application engineer, metallurgy, materials science, sintering, granulometry, abrasiveness, physicochemical, porosity, stone, civil engineer, industrial engineer


  • A fixed contract, within a company on a human scale, expert which is positioned as a leader of the production in its field in Europe;
  • A technical expert role with varied responsibilities and contacts;
  • An attractive salary package based on your experience, with extra-legal benefits (car, bonuses, meal vouchers, insurance, etc.);
  • An overlap period of 6 months is scheduled with the current person.
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  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • Limited experience (< 2 years)
  • French, English


  • Full-time

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