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Vibrations & Mechanic

ENGIE Laborelec is a leading expertise and research center in electrical power technology. Drawing on the skills of 240 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

The Vibrations & Mechanic department is well known for its competence in complex problem solving for rotating machinery and other power plant components. Our department monitors online more than 100 turbine shaft lines all over the world and is regularly called for on-site dedicated measurement in case of problems.

In order to increase the activities related to the identification of problem root causes or design assessment, Laborelec is looking for an engineer with experience in Finite Element Modeling (FEM). This experience will be among other used to challenge the design of failed components, to perform a fitness for purpose analysis of cracked components or to find the cause of failures.

Your mission

* Together with other team members, you are responsible for the realization of Finite Element Modeling (FEM) and possibly Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
* You bring added value in the interpretation of the results and propose solutions
* You perform analysis in case of detected incidents to identify the cause and provide solutions
* You participate to the remote condition monitoring of power plants main shaft lines

* You have a mechanical engineering degree with experience with FEM calculations
* You have an ability to simplify problem solving based on conservative hypothesis
* An experience with CFD is a plus
* You are fluent in English and French or Dutch, with a willingness to improve
* You are customer oriented, with good communication skills
* You are willing to travel within Belgium and Europe as well as for assignments outside Europe for short term missions (typically from a few days to one week)
* You are a team player, with an ability of working on your own
* You take initiatives and have the ability to develop synergies both internally with other departments and with external partners

If this sounds like you, don't hesitate to apply!

ENGIE Laborelec offers you

* a competitive salary supplemented by numerous benefits
* a wide range of development and training opportunities
* an exciting career in a leading research and expertise centre, with the possibility of developing your career further within ENGIE, the international energy player of which Laborelec is a part

Your HR contact

Damien Colmant -

Workplace: ENGIE Laborelec - Rodestraat 125 - 1630 Linkebeek

Additional Information
* Posting Date: Sep 11, 2019

Vibrations & Mechanic

ENGIE, Bornem
Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Industrial Engineer, Production Engineer
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