Posted: 14 Jun 2022

Systems and Validation Engineer

Leuven, Belgium
Full Time Position
Tomra Sorting Solutions is a global market leader in the development of state-of-the-art sensor-based sorting and processing technologies for food, recycling and mining industries. Our team in Leuven comprises of over 60 engineers and scientists working on next generation optical sorting platforms. We help our customers to maintain highest standards in food quality and safety by achieving excellence in technological innovation. As Systems and Validation Engineer you are helping TOMRA to remain market leader in food sorting by bridging the gap between new technologies and applications.

Your typical week at TOMRA might look like this:

  • Improve sorting application technologies developed within TOMRA (in Leuven, Dublin and Xiamen) by testing and analysing them and giving feedback to other engineering teams. Mitigate risk.
  • Develop and implement project test strategies and plans
  • Define and execute validation and test strategies in an agile environment to have validation closely aligned with business goals and drivers.
  • Develop validation architectures and test infrastructure in order to most efficiently guarantee the correct function of modules and machines as a whole, using your analytical skills to interprete results.
  • Analyze test results, identify technical issues and their root cause, perform statistical analysis.
  • Develop solutions by yourself or by providing feedback to other engineering departments. You take ownership of your projects.
  • Communicate your results to other engineering teams

This job might be for you if:

  • You pay attention to the details but also don’t hesitate to quickly grab a toolbox, hop on a machine and change it.
  • You enjoy seeing technology at work, a broad interest in science and engineering is natural to you.
  • You communicate clearly. You write and speak well and you like to explain any technical issues to anyone.
  • You are also comfortable in communicating on an international level.
  • You are motivated, driven and you take up new challenges without waiting to be asked.
  • You take ownership of your own task and time you spend with us at TOMRA to make a difference.

In a nutshell:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Physics/Science. Experience in optics and mechanical design is an asset.
  • 8+ years of technical experience with proven track record in SW and/or HW development • Fluent in English, Dutch and other languages are assets
  • Experience with basic programming or data modelling tools such as Matlab or Python
  • Experience with illumination systems, spectroscopy and signal processing welcome
  • Experience in testing and validation planning is a plus
  • Excellent written (research reports) and oral communication skills

How to convince us:

To land this job you need to have experiences in problem solving and analytical thinking.

You don’t need a long patent record – work (in the lab), company experience, hobbies and side projects do count!

Arduino, Raspberry Pi & co ring a bell? Please apply! In return, TOMRA offers an exciting international working environment, competitive salaries, and advantages.

You can send your application to [email protected] and we'll get back to you asap!