Digitalization & Automation Engineer at Power Tools Distribution


As Power Tools Distribution (PTD) we have the ambition to be a leading entity when it comes to logistic digitalization & automation. In the current changing environment, we aim to further invest in our capabilities on digitalization as well as automation. Therefore, we are looking for a Digitalization & Automation Engineer. You will be located in Hoeselt, Belgium (limited travel will be required).

Your tasks and mission

It will be your mission to bring PTD to a global leader in logistic digitalization & automation within the Atlas Copco group. Offering our customers a complete ‘digital experience’, but also implement state of the art automation efficiency projects within the different departments of PTD.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Map all potential processes where we as PTD can further invest in digitalization & automation.

  • Understand the drivers of the current processes, challenge and adapt where needed.

  • Propose & implement projects in co-operation with the different departments, to further digitalize as well as automate our own processes.

  • Be the owner of this roadmap and prioritize the different initiatives based on our ambition to be a leader in offering our customers a complete digital customer experience as well as further improving our internal efficiency using state of the art technologies.

  • Map continuously developments within the world of digitalization, understand the potential to PTD and inform your internal colleagues on your findings.

  • Be a key player in the digitalization ambitions of Atlas Copco, and as such be the spokesperson of PTD in different business areas or divisional initiatives.

Your education, knowledge and experience

  • Master degree in Industrial Engineering

  • Preferable three to five years experience in a project function

  • Fluent in Dutch and English, spoken as well as written

  • Knowledge of ERP systems is an advantage

  • Experience in general project working as well as IT projects is an advantage

Your personal skills

  • You think in processes and have the natural insight to see potential for improvements.

  • You have strong analytical skills and the capacity to put these to work in an everyday working environment.

  • You have excellent communication skills and a down to earth attitude.

  • You focus on customers and services.

  • You have a structural way of working and can manage multiple project plans and activities.

  • You are a team player but also a self-starter who can perform autonomously.

  • You are passionate about your mission and take accountability for your actions.

  • You are eager to learn.

  • You enjoy using IT applications in your daily work (tech savvy).

Your employer

Power Tools Distribution nv in Hoeselt is part of the multinational group Atlas Copco. The worldwide distribution center provides pneumatic and electric tools. The company’s primary activities include receiving, storing, picking, packing and shipping these machines, tools, parts and accessories to 170 countries.

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