Power Transformer Expert (F/M/X)

Requisition ID:  21388

Linkebeek, BE, 1630


Linkebeek, Belgium – Power Transformer Expert BE Power & Infrastructure



Are you excited about embarking on a journey with us towards a carbon-neutral world?


We are seeking a collaborative colleague who is passionate about making a positive impact on ENGIE Laborelec's success and overall performance. If you have a deep interest in the energy transition, power generation and technology, we urge you to explore this opportunity.


Bring your expertise, grow with us and build your career in a safe and diverse environment.



Who are we?


ENGIE Laborelec is a research and expertise center focused on electrical power technology, with a team of over 370 employees from different backgrounds. We are part of the ENGIE Group, and more particularly the entity ENGIE Research & Innovation. We support the entire electricity value chain, providing customized solutions to a diverse range of customers from various fields and industries. We are dedicated to achieving a net zero carbon future and finding sustainable solutions.



About the team


Our Power & Infrastructure Business Line provides high added value activities and services to the Global Business Units (GBUs) of ENGIE, the power generation sector, grid operators, and end-user industries in Europe. This covers applied research and on-the-field technical expertise. 



What you’ll be doing


Your responsibilities as a Power Transformer Expert.


Within our department specialized in Electrical Equipment (EEQ), you have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies and make a significant impact on our customers' operations.

  • You engage in all aspects of the entire electricity value chain: Production (Nuclear, Classical, or Renewable), Transmission, Distribution and Industry (end user).
  • You enrich your technical and sector knowledge with ongoing follow-up of new transformer technologies and market evolutions.
  • You embrace opportunities to collaborate with universities and research centers locally and abroad.
  • You remain available and open to travel to intervene on industrial sites in Belgium and abroad (mostly in Europe).

Plus, your expertise will be put to good work in:

  • Drafting specifications for transformers and tender evaluations.
  • Evaluating comparison offers from suppliers.
  • Supplier design review of Power Transformer assets.
  • Manufacture/construction follow-up at supplier facilities.
  • Follow-up of SAT / FAT.
  • Condition assessment of operating transformers.
  • Trouble-shooting and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Simulations (diagnostic).
  • Material Analysis



If you identify with any of the following, we encourage you to apply! Do you?


  • Bring technical passion and the ambition to further your expertise and grow your career in this field.
  • Have a civil or industrial engineer qualification, or experience equivalent, specialized in Electricity or Electro-Mechanics.
  • Have a proven expertise in the domain of Power Transformers.
  • Have experience in large Power Transformer design.
  • Have the ability to create strategic value for Laborelec and its customers based on your expertise.
  • Have the confidence to give theoretical and practical training in your field of expertise.
  • Have the mindset to rapidly analyze customer issues or demands and develop appropriate commercial proposals related to needed service deliveries.
  • Have a natural customer orientation and ability to build trusting relationships with clients.
  • Work and communicate well to assist team work-flow and customer decisions.
  • Communicate fluently in English, Dutch and French, or are willing to learn.
  • Demonstrate strong technical and market evolution knowledge to back your recommendations.



Here's a taste of what Laborelec offers you


  • Flexible Working Environment: A green campus and hybrid workspace (3 days home working/week) offering flexibility for a good work/life balance. 
  • Employee Resource Groups: An exciting position in a leading research and expertise center, with the possibility of further career development within ENGIE. 
  • An inspiring work environment: Shared with bold colleagues from different backgrounds.
  • Learning & Development: Growth is a big reason people choose to join our team. We provide opportunities through “lunch and learn” programs, training, coaching, mentorship programs, and other workshops.
  • Benefits: 34 leave days, 5 days free care for sick children, linen ironing service...
  • Wellness: You will have access to our fun room and fitness space for your enjoyment and well-being




Where we work


Our headquarters is based in Belgium (Linkebeek, near to Brussels), and we have several branches in Europe (France, Germany & the Netherlands), LATAM (Chile) and MESCAT (KSA & UAE).



Our values : The 4B’s


  • Be You, at Laborelec, we encourage you to be yourself and allow your skills and knowledge to shine through.
  • Be Safe, keeping our employees safe is our top priority.
  • Become, as a Laborelec employee, you can build your career.
  • Belong, join our dynamic community at Laborelec and become an integral part of our team. ​​​​​​​​​​​



Our commitment


At ENGIE Laborelec, we are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, including people of all races, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations.




We'd love to hear from you if this opportunity sparks your interest.


Your HR contact:

Isabelle Croiset – Isabelle.croiset@external.engie.com


Business Unit:  Research & Innovation
Division:  R&I - LABS Laborelec
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree