Water Chemistry Medior Expert (F/M/X)

Requisition ID:  13522

Linkebeek, BE, 1630


Linkebeek, Belgium – Power & Infrastructure



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


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


Bring your expertise, grow with us and build your career in 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 background. We are part of the ENGIE Group, and more particular the newly created entity called 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


The Power and Infrastructure Business Line manages a large portfolio of activities related to thermal power generation and transport/distribution of electricity.   A key topic is the energy transition and the sustainability of the energy supply.

The Water and Chemistry team of the Business Line Power and Infrastructure is active in the following technical domains:

•       Cooling water chemistry

•       Production of demineralized water

•       Water and steam cycle chemistry

•       Desalination

•       Water as a feedstock for new energy systems

•       Sustainable water management (reuse, recycle, recovery)

•       Green chemistry

•       Digitalization in the field of water circuits

The experts of the team develop a deep understanding and experience of those technical domains in order to:

•       Offer operational expertise to both power assets and industries to anticipate and solve technical problems they can meet, improve their operational excellence and prepare them for future challenges. We perform consultancy like missions at our customer sites as well as troubleshooting interventions.

•       Perform research programs for ENGIE and other stakeholders, where we :

o      Map, assess, test and de-risk disruptive technologies

o      Support in return on experience consolidation and practices uniformization

o      Bring Innovation for A to Z optimization through own and co-development : innovative monitoring, modelling and forecasting



What you’ll be doing

Your responsibilities as Water Chemistry Medior Expert

Based in Belgium, you will for your domain(s) of expertise:

•       Actively participate in the execution of service activities remotely or at customer site to optimize their processes, carry out troubleshooting activities, …

•       Actively participate in the research activities and the development of new expertise/competences.

You will be able to develop new competences and experience in other fields of water based on the strategy of the company.

You will work alongside a supportive team, and will have access to professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career.



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


•       Have a chemistry engineering degree or an equivalent experience

•       Have 5-7 years of experience in one or several of the technical domains mentioned above.

•       Focus on  customers, are you creative and able to solve complex problems by providing innovative and high value-added solutions. Do you communicate effectively about the solutions you have developed.

•       Have good communication skills

•       Have organizational skills, autonomy and team spirit,

•       Communicate fluently in English and French or Dutch, with a willingness to improve.

•       Agree to travel worldwide on short term missions (1 to 2 weeks about 10 times per year).



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 centre, with the possibility of further career development within ENGIE. 
  • An inspiring work environment: with ambitious colleagues and from different background
  • Learning & Development: Growth is a big reason people choose to join our team. We provide opportunities through lunch and learns, training, coaching, mentorship programs, and 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


E-mail: 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