New Head for its Mechanical Design Department

AGC Glass Europe

New Head for its Mechanical Design Department

AGC Glass Europe

Gosselies, Belgium

AGC Glass Europe offers challenging, and highly rewarding career opportunities. Join a leading international glass company, share a global stage of incredible opportunity with more than 50,000 employees world-wide. Work and grow alongside some of the brightest people in your field.

The Company: AGC Glass Europe:

Based in Belgium, AGC Glass Europe is the European branch of the AGC group (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd), the world's largest producer of flat glass.

AGC produces, processes and distributes flat glass for the construction industry (external glazing and indoor decorative glass), the automotive industry, solar applications, specialized industries (glazing for railway and subway cars and ships, glass for domestic appliances) and various high-tech applications (smart and interactive screens).

AGC Glass Europe currently employs some 14,000 people. Its industrial facilities comprise 18 float glass lines, 10 automotive glass processing centres and more than 100 distribution-processing units in Europe, stretching from Spain to Russia.

AGC's Technovation Centre (Gosselies, Belgium):

The Technovation Centre located in Gosselies (Belgium) centralises research, engineering and IP activities under one roof. It employs 250 people among which 180 researchers (mostly engineers and PhD's), all driven by operational excellence and innovation.

Based on its three missions of technological innovation, technical assistance and scientific advice, the R&D Centre is developing the high-tech glass products of tomorrow while taking human wellbeing and protection of the environment into account.

Antibacterial glass, Glassiled Motion for dynamic façades TirExtreme for Multitouch screens are some of the most recent innovations.

Your mission - head of mechanical design department:

Within the Engineering department and more specifically the design office, you will manage the mechanical design unit. This means a team of about 10 people, including freelancers. The team is responsible for designing electro-mechanical equipment and production lines for the glass industry. You will report directly to the head of the design office.

Responsilities include:

  • Establishing specifications with the customer (production and/or R&D);
  • Designing specific machines (drawing and modeling on specific CAD software) and following up on detailed studies;
  • Designing production lines for new products;
  • Organising a continuous "design review" with the client;
  • Managing quote requests, technical analysis of offers, negotiations and orders;
  • Following up on the implementation and the technical receptions at the suppliers and on site;
  • Organising on-site assembly and commissioning assistance;
  • Following up of the project after start-up, feedback, technical assistance;
  • Archiving, internal documentary aspects and clients;
  • Managing security at all levels of the project (risk analysis, documentation, certifications, etc.).

Must have:

  • Civil engineer in mechanics or electromechanics;
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in a design office or in a similar function;
  • Great autonomy, team spirit and creativity;
  • Leadership (management of a department, freelancers, subcontractors);
  • Knowledge of CAD 3D specific software (Solidworks, ProEnginneer, Creo);
  • Willingness to travel abroad for tracking fixtures and services;
  • Good level of English.

Remuneration and benefits including amongst others:

  • A motivating career path in a multinational;
  • A competitive base salary paid;
  • Group Bonus Scheme;
  • Annual Holiday of 40 days and Annual Holiday Premium;
  • Enrolment in a company pension scheme;
  • Complementary Health Insurance Scheme;
  • Company car and petrol card;
  • Smart phone and subscription.

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