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Antennas Designer

AGC Glass Europe is looking to reinforce its development team creating antenna solutions for the automotive industry

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 09 Sep 2020
  • Belgium | AGC Glass Europe
  • Date posted: 08 Jul 2020
  • Job type: Industry & business
  • Discipline: Engineering & instrumentation

Be part of the CAR-EVOLUTION
AGC Glass Europe is recruiting an Antenna Designer. The automotive sector is in full turnaround. The advent of the autonomous car will dramatically reshape the way people interact with vehicles, the future design of roads and cities. Glass has a major role to play. Come and experience the excitement and challenges of industrial research in one of Europe’s largest glass R&D centres. Be part of a training program specially designed for young researchers Our passion is glass. Glass creates emotion by connecting people with their environment. Could it help us connecting with you?
You – at the Technovation Center’s Antenna Department 
You will be located at AGC’s Technovation Center close to Brussels (Gosselies, Belgium with 300 researchers, engineers and technicians. You will experience how AGC seeks:

  • to turn glass into a durable material meeting a growing range of needs (connectivity, safety and health, aesthetics)
  • to build a unique glass based antenna portfolio and operate an exclusive measurement service centre around a high tech large dimension anechoic chamber.
  • to carry out research on advanced technology (e.i. mmWave 5G system) and deliver market fit solutions for tomorrow ‘s challenges.

You – part of our special training programme 
During the first few months, you will be part of a training programme with other ambitious youngsters.

The programme will focus on

  • Design thinking
  • Agile working methods
  • (Self) leadership and personal development
  • Presentation skills
  • Innovation management
  • Project management
  • Glass fundamentals – products and processes
  • Factory visits

Your job description inside the Antenna Department 
You will be working inside a dynamic team of 20 people dedicated to the connectivity world revolution (transportation and smart-cities).

Our activity is growing fast. We are looking for an Automotive Antenna Designer to reinforce our development team. This team is in charge of developing carline specific antenna solutions for our automotive customers.

This involves

  • designing automotive antenna structures for analog and digital radio (FM, DAB), digital TV, WiFi, mobile communications (LTE, 5G), satellite communications (GNSS, SDARS), considering complex antenna housing and environment (for example a full car)
  • performing efficient simulations of complex antenna structures, with various resolution methods
  • performing post-processing of simulation and measurement data to extract relevant KPIs
  • performing physical antenna optimization on full size mock-ups and prototypes with support of RF technicians
  • performing complex measurements of antennas in state-of-the art unique large scale anechoic chambers
  • making clear reports of antenna performance for customers, with detailed parts but also with relevant top-view summaries
  • taking part in innovation processes by maturing new concepts, developing new simulation and measurement methods as well as the antenna generation of tomorrow

Why you should apply

  • You’ll be part of a committed, smart, respectful, and fun team in a dynamic and multicultural environment
  • You’ll get wide-ranging exposure to different aspects of glass and technology.
  • We offer competitive compensation with 40 days holiday, a casual office environment, and respect for autonomy
  • We encourage entrepreneurial mindsets
  • We very much believe in diversity support individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status

Interested? Apply in writing to Maria Cocciolo – AGC Technovation Center – Rue Louis Blériot 12 – 6041 Gosselies (Belgium)
AGC Glass Europe
Based in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), AGC Glass Europe is the European branch of the AGC Group (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd), the world’s leading producer of flat glass. It produces, processes and distributes flat glass for building (exterior glazing and interior decoration), automotive (original glass and replacement glass) and smart screen applications.


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