Automation Project Manager

Brussels, Belgium

As Automation Project Manager, you are responsible for the daily management and technical follow-up of challenging automation projects (large-scale multi-site SCADA and PLC Systems for pipelines, waterways,...). 
You will do this in agile collaboration with the external customer and an internal team of experienced automation engineers. You are expected to have a thorough technical understanding and knowledge of current trends in industrial automation.

Periodic progress meetings with both the customer and with the Macq's internal Project Management Office are part of the job. You monitor the budget, timing and scope of assigned projects and take adequate measures for proper and timely execution of the projects.


  • Daily follow-up of the project members
  • Define and follow-up project tasks to be carried out (Jira)
  • Communication (SPOC) with customer
  • Keeping track of the overall planning of the projects
  • Discuss the schedule on a weekly basis
  • Provide feedback to general management and the project management office
  • Define budgets and follow up on the invoicing of projects
  • Ensuring and maintaining the completeness of project documentation (as-built)
  • Provide technical (presales) assistance to the sales department for tenders and bids
  • Provide technical assistance / training to the Maintenance and Intervention team


Our ideal candidate


  • Has a Master's degree in Engineering (Electromechanics, Electronics, Energy, …)
  • Has experience and proven track record with the delivery of automation projects (PLC/SCADA)
  • Demonstrates the necessary pragmatism and a large problem-solving capacity
  • Has excellent Leadership and Organizational skills
  • Is a native level Dutch speaker and is Fluent in English, French is a plus


We offer:


  • A high-tech environment that is full of creative and technical talent.
  • A varied job, where you will be continually expanding your knowledge.
  • An attractive remuneration package and fringe benefits in line with your experience.
  • Experience in a growing Belgian company on the international market.
  • Guided career development opportunities.