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Water Chemistry Expert (Belgium)

R & D / Laboratories
LAB00000334 Requisition #

ENGIE Laborelec is a leading expertise and research center in electrical power technology. Drawing on the skills of 280 highly specialized engineers and technicians, the company is active on the whole electricity value chain and backs a large set of customers in the fields of generation, transmission, distribution, storage and final use of electricity, with a particular focus upon the energy transition and the 3 D’s - decentralization, decarburization and digitalization.


All forms of electricity generation come within our capabilities, whether centralized or decentralized, from fossil and nuclear to renewables technologies. Directly or indirectly, we also work for a large array of other customers, including grid operators, large industries, SME’s, cities, regions or residential prosumers.


With a strong focus on high value delivery for our customers, we combine expert knowledge and operational experience with state-of-the-art analysis and measurement capabilities to provide operational research and development services, specialized expertise and tailor-made global solutions. We guarantee the independence and objectivity of our solutions and recommendations.


Established in 1962 to support electricity companies with a wide range of specialized services, Laborelec is today a cooperative company, with ENGIE and independent grid operators as shareholders. Laborelec has a global presence, with activities in more than 60 countries and offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Chile and Abu Dhabi.


The department


Laborelec's Chemistry product line brings together a range of activities focused on the optimization of industrial processes.

The areas covered are:

  • Chemistry, biology and water treatment
  • Combustion and emissions

We offer operational expertise to both power generators and industries to anticipate and solve technical problems they can meet. Through our research programs, we improve the operational excellence of our clients and prepare them for future challenges.

Although often overlooked, the importance of water treatment is critical to the proper functioning and sustainability of power generation facilities. In production, the essential aspects relating to water are the following:

  • Pretreatment and preparation of demineralized water
  • Conditioning of the water-steam cycle
  • Chemical monitoring
  • Conditioning of cooling water
  • Chemical cleaning of boilers and heat exchangers
  • Liquid effluent treatment
  • Water desalinization

Your mission

As Water Chemistry Expert based in Belgium, you will actively participate in service and research activities for optimizing the use of water in power plants and industry. You will be required to intervene on industrial sites in Belgium and abroad. You also actively participate in the technical sales activities

  • You have a chemistry engineering degree or an equivalent experience
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in different domains like water treatment projects like water steam cycle, demineralization, and cooling water.
  • You have experience in technical sales
  • You are customer oriented, you are creative and able to solve complex problems by providing innovative and high value-added solutions. You communicate effectively about the solutions you have developed.
  • You have good communication skills
  • You are organized, a team player, with a capable of working on your own
  • You are fluent in English and French or Dutch, with a willingness to improve.
  • You are available to travel worldwide on short term missions (1 to 2 weeks).

ENGIE Laborelec offers you:

  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • A wide range of training and development opportunities;
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • An exciting career in a leading competence centre within the ENGIE group, the international energy player.

Your HR contact person: Damien Colmant - damien.colmant@engie.com

Workplace: ENGIE Laborelec - Rodestraat 125 - 1630 Linkebeek

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