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Automation Test Specialist AGV - KION Mobile Automation

Kion Group AG

Kion Group AG

Antwerp, Belgium
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023
To further strengthen the automated guided vehicle R&D department, we are looking for you as "Automation Test Specialist AGV (m/f/x)" at location in Antwerp.

The role involves testing standard controls software for Autonomous Guided Vehicles and mobile robotics applications.
As part of an international and multicultural team within the software development organization, you will be responsible for testing software on our autonomous guided vehicles.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work with a world leading supplier of Mobile Automation solutions

  • An international team from our new offices in Antwerp (Linkeroever)

  • Opportunities for growth that match your skills and ambition

  • Flexible working hours

  • The ability to work from home (40%)

  • An attractive salary package (car, meal vouchers, insurances,...)

  • 36 vacation days

  • No two projects are ever the same!

Tasks and Qualifications:


  • You are responsible for testing new software developments on our automated guided vehicles.
  • You analyze and troubleshoot basic issues encountered during testing
  • You provide feedback to the onboard software development engineers on the results of your tests
  • Together with the engineers you determine appropriate testing scenarios and procedures
  • You collaborate with the Product Validation team which is responsible for final overall validation of the functionalities of the application you tested and with the application engineers who commission those applications at our customers’ facilities


  • You have a strong interest in motion control, automation or robotics.
  • You are very interested in electrotechnology.
  • You preferably hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree (electricity, automation,...) or equivalent by experience.
  • Experience or knowledge of machine controls and/or AGVs is a plus
  • You can understand software code
  • A good communicator, keen for open-minded discussions.
  • Fluent in English. And if you master Dutch, that’s a plus.
  • Eagerness to take up your piece of responsibility within the team.
  • Ok with traveling abroad occasionally for work.