Product Applications Specialist - Water Treatment

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
UK & Ireland
Dates that interviews will take place
Ongoing interviews
£50,000-£75,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent package and benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you a qualified Engineer, experienced in chemical treatment of water systems, working with industries including refineries, oil and gas and food manufacturing? Would you like an opportunity to be a technical expert, with a leading global organisation, supporting multiple projects throughout UK, Ireland and Europe?

SUEZ's Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) provide our customers with technology and expertise to enhance their water, wastewater, and process productivity.

Bringing together like minded people and experienced professionals, we continue to develop advanced technologies to solve the world's most complex challenges related to water scarcity, quality, productivity, the environment and energy.

About the role

What will I be doing?

Your primary objective will be to support field service and commercial teams in the UK, Ireland and parts of Europe, including Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe, to grow and maintain industry-specific applications.

Working as part of a European team, you will share your specialist water and engineering knowledge and expertise to support new business development, improve margin and develop customer portfolios. Core activities will include:

  • As a technical expert you will apply your engineering and statistical skills to conduct troubleshooting and offer data driven solutions in the boiler, fuels and combustion, membrane chemicals and geothermal treatments in refineries, petrochemical/chemical plants, power plants and similar industrial and commercial facilities.
  • Drive introduction for new product initiatives (NPIs) and direct material productivity improvements (DMP).
  • Work closely with internal (commercial teams) and external (industry contacts) customers to evaluate, and support new business initiatives.
  • Support and perform technical audits and provide treatment recommendations in support of existing applications and new business opportunities (responding to request for quotations (RFQs), optimising treatment programs and troubleshooting systems).
  • Stay on top of industry trends, new chemical treatment technology, monitoring and analytical tools, water treatment equipment, and regulations to identify market opportunities and product needs.
  • Work closely with the technology lab, the applications lab and metallurgical Lab in Belgium as related to customer service studies and/or customer metallurgical analyses.

What are the requirements?

As a technical specialist you’ll need to be well qualified and have substantial knowledge and experience in chemical treatment of water systems for the industrial engineering sectors, and have the opportunity to develop these skills:

  • Working independently you’ll need excellent organisational and communication skills, including conveying complex technical issues, plus the flexibility to travel both domestically and internationally (up to 45% of the time).
  • Educated to minimum degree level (or equivalent) in chemistry, chemical or related engineering discipline.
  • Significant experience of chemical treatment of water systems in refinery, power plant, or other chemical plant process industry.
  • Direct experience in boilers, with any specific knowledge of fuels and combustion, membrane chemicals and geothermal product applications in treatment chemistry highly beneficial.
  • A willingness to deepen knowledge and develop expertise essential.

Who we are

Join the Resource Revolution! SUEZ's Water Technologies & Solutions (SWTS) looks for innovation everywhere and now has more than 50,000 customers and 10,000 employees around the world. For more than 100 years SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now.

We offer a great work environment, with professional development and challenging careers along with competitive reward and benefits. SWTS's is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with employment decisions made without regard to any and all characteristics protected by law.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

Please note: SUEZ's WTS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from agencies. All CVs submitted by any agency to any employee of SUEZ's WTS in any fashion without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of SUEZ's WTS.

No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired by SUEZ's WTS based upon an unsolicited referral.

Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.