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Instrumentation Technician

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Instrumentation Technician

Job Summary

Part of the site Industry 4.0 team, you will be acting as a technical expert and for some initiatives as project leader for the implementation of identified levers for the operations digital transformation of Imerys: more than 16000 employees, 230+ sites in 45+ countries.

The position is based in Lixhe (Belgium) and you will report directly to the site IT/OT Engineer and functionally to the electrical manager.


  • Participates actively to the execution of the projects from Industry 4.0 roadmap by bringing technical support and expertise

  • Actively support the Ind 4.0 project manager(s) in industrial automation and digitalisation options.

  • Lead some of the Industry 4.0 projects related to instrumentation and electrical equipments

  • Develops a strong expertise in instrumentation and provides mentorship for the on-site electrical and automation teams, also via technical training

  • Provide technical clarifications to suppliers and issue Recommendation for Purchase.

  • Optimizes site existing processes with state of the art technologies in order to optimize efficiency, productivity, quality, safety and profitability

  • Provides mentorship for the team and on-site production, also via technical trainings

  • Provides technical assistance to solve complex process issues, understanding the root causes and implementing improvement actions prevent reoccurrence

  • Participates actively to the development of new products by bringing technical support and expertise

  • Key interfaces: Industry 4.0 team, site teams, Industrial Project Managers and other Imerys Center of Excellence at BA & group level

  • Instrumentation Technician

    Imerys, Vise
    Analytical Chemistry
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