Nov 14th, 2022
At SUEZ – Water Technologies & Solutions, we’re on the forefront of activities designed to save water and reduce energy consumption for industrial customers. The collective expertise and passion of our people, combined with a broad portfolio of over 10,000 technologies, makes us uniquely positioned to deliver solutions that positively impact the environment.

Our history is defined by expertise and innovation. From our roots as GE Water & Process Technologies, we carry on with that tradition, which focuses on research, development and our people. We help industries solve their toughest water, wastewater and process challenges. We work with customers across all industries, including food & beverage, metals and mining, power, chemicals & pharma, oil & gas downstream and petrochemicals, upstream oil & gas, pulp and paper, and utilities. Our goal is to help industries thrive while protecting the environment.
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Role Summary / Responsibilities

Veolia Water Technology & Solutions is recruiting a lab technician to support the Technology R&D division for hydrocarbon & water treatment applications. Operating from the European Technology Centre of Excellence, located at Heverlee (Belgium) they will be responsible for:

  • Execution of laboratory-scale simulation studies in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures. This includes sample preparation, start-up of instrumentation or simulation setups, monitoring progress and acquisition of data. Majority of the work is focused on applications for hydrocarbon and chemical processing industry (eg.anti-foulant evaluation, emulsion breaking, stability & compatibility testing,…). In extension, also execution of (waste-)water treatment testing is included.
  • Conducting analytical testing for characterization of hydrocarbon and water samples. This includes, among others, titrations and spectrophotometric analyses.
  • Maintain equipment and instruments in good operating conditions, through preventive maintenance and, if needed, repairs. Calibrate instrumentation as necessary.
  • Sample management in laboratory: registration and storage of incoming samples, segregation of waste
  • Stock management of consumables and spare parts (inventory, ordering)

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in (Analytical-)Chemistry or Chemical engineering (or equivalent through experience)
  • Computer literate
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written), knowledge of Dutch is surplus
  • Excellent communication skills towards different stakeholders within the organization
  • Outspoken Safety-mindset

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in a research environment/laboratory
  • Hands-on mentality, excellent problem-solving skills
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Well-organized and focused on reporting results within agreed deadlines
  • Knowledge of refinery and/or petrochemical industry is an advantage

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Veolia only employs those who are legally authorized to work in Belgium for this opening.
  • No Relocation assistance provided

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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