Laser Application Engineer

Would you like to design applications for our laser machines and help optimize our laser welding technologies? Balliu MTC nv is focusing on the development and manufacturing of laser-equipped machines for a variety of applications and materials, nationally and internationally. We are specialized in laser cutting, laser welding and laser cladding. Apart from our range of standard products, we also build customized installations for our clients. Are you passionate about welding technologies and application development? Then you might be the Laser Application Engineer we are looking for!

Job responsibilities

As a Laser Application Engineer, you will be part of the application team responsible for applications on the laser machines. This includes the following tasks:

  • You optimize laser cutting, cladding, marking and welding technology.
  • You program the necessary cycles in the (Siemens) control system.
  • You specify and validate the requirements for the CAD/CAM package.
  • You are responsible for taking on customer-specific pieces on the machine.
  • You are responsible for the training of customers and you ensure a smooth commissioning of the machine, in Belgium and abroad (mainly activities in headquarters in Lokeren).
  • You are responsible for supporting customers in cutting/welding technology.
  • You participate in the design of the user interface of the machine.
  • You are involved in documenting the software for the customer.
  • You work closely with the software team responsible for the PLC/NC part of the machine.
  • You provide technical support in assessing possible applications for pre-sales and post-sales application-oriented problems.
  • You perform testing and feasibility studies for the development of new applications and related solutions that may provide new business opportunities.
  • You will work with the design team in the design and construction of prototypes.

Profile description

  • You obtained at least a professional bachelor degree, preferably in the field of electromechanics and you have at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • You have knowledge of Siemens S7, knowledge of Tia Portal is an asset.
  • You have experience with operation/programming of CNC machines (machine cycles, ISO codes are familiar to you).
  • You have experience with machine programming and with "reading" machine code.
  • Experience with laser applications (cutting, welding,...) is a plus.
  • You have experience in using image, model and 2D/3D CAD files.
  • You can work accurately and precisely at machine level.
  • You are competent with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • You have strong analytical, communication and collaborative skills.


You get to work in an inspiring work environment with many changing products. You will be given a challenging position with responsibility and the opportunity to contribute to the further growth of a successful company. Based on your experience and knowledge we offer you a full-time contract with competitive remuneration in line with your experience and with fringe benefits. You will have flexible working hours and a framework within which you can work independently The Balliu MTC nv corporate culture encourages initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit. At Balliu, there is plenty of room for personal input.

Place of employment

BALLIU MTC nv, Wolfsakker 8, 9160 Lokeren

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