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Atlas Copco

Technology Developer

Company description

The Atlas Copco Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and is active in more than 180 countries. The international headquarters of the compressor branch within the group are in Wilrijk (Antwerp): Atlas Copco Airpower. We’re market leader in compressed air technology and develop and produce a wide range of industrial compressors and related products. Driven by innovation, we strive to provide the best compressed air systems to our customers around the world and provide solutions to respond to their complex technical issues. Besides engineering and manufacturing, logistics, purchase, finance and aftermarket are as important. As an employee, you become part of an international working environment with a variety of contacts and numerous career opportunities.

Job description

The screw compressor element is the heart of the compressor converting mechanical energy to compressed air. The Airtec product development department is looking for a Technology Engineer with an expertise in the Fluid dynamics to join our mission to develop and improve various types of compressor elements and vacuum pumps.  Product development, testing, and manufacturing are mainly done on site in Wilrijk.

You will be a member of the oil injected screw product development team in the product development department and join their mission to develop and improve the Oil Injected Screw(OIS) compressor elements and provide expertise and support to integrate the OIS designs in a complete compressor unit. This team consists of several project leaders, designers, technology and calculation engineers dedicated to the development on state of the art compressor elements.

After your initial training, you’ll have the opportunity to take ownership and responsibility in your field of expertise

You’ll translate the functional product specification into design parameters for the OIS , making use of our leading-edge expertise, by setting up required test programs to identify further improvements. Together with a test team you define the test plan, analyze test results, make recommendations for further improvement and qualify if the product is meeting the specifications.

You’ll build up expertise on parameters influencing OIS performance, as a member of the OIS competence team, by relying on test results and calculations. You’ll advice to optimal design and use of the oil injected screw.

You remain up to date with the latest developments with respect to modeling, measuring and simulating the performance of the product. You identify opportunities to improve and/or expand our current calculation models and tools.

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Educational requirements

You have a Master of Engineering Science or Master of Science or are equivalent by experience. Having acquired a Ph.D. in this domain is an advantage.

Experience and Knowledge requirements

Experience in oil injected screw compressors or compressors in general is not required.

You have a technical background, preferably in engineering, supported by strong analytical skills.

You communicate fluently in English.

Personality requirements

You are a dynamic person who contributes in improving our products with your problem-solving mindset and creativity. Your work is meticulous and you have a critical attitude. You are passionate about technical challenges. In addition, you are able to translate your expertise to information, guidelines and practical tools for your colleagues. You communicate fluently and adopt a proactive, open and positive style. You have the ability to work harmoniously in an international team and you like to take your responsibility within a team.

We offer

  • Strong variated jobposition within a dynamic and international environment
  • The Swedisch company culture offers freedom and flexibility to take responsabilities
  • 0pportunities to improve hard en soft skills within our Belgian Training Academy
  • State-of-the-art technologies and High-tec equipment
  • Sustainable environment and products.
  • Careeropportunities

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In this job, the employee must closely follow procedures, agreements, or work methods. There is a clear job description and the employee often receives feedback about his or her performance by means of structured consultation. The employee primarily has contact within the organization and contact is informal in nature.
In this job, it is important to continue training. This allows the employee to further develop and for career opportunities to materialize—both within the position, as well as toward another position. There is a lot of freedom in the order in which the tasks can be performed.

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