Field Services -Graduate Trainee

15 Oct 2016
10 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
GE Water and Process Technologies are looking for motivated graduates with a maximum of three years of professional experience. We want to get in contact with talented young graduates and develop them in-house, supporting them to grow fast in a new team environment where they will face new exciting challenges every day and build a new professional network. As a graduate trainee you will be responsible for the support of our chemical water treatment portfolio in Belgium.

Essential Responsibilities

• Learning and maintaining awareness of all safety and environmental practices
• Performing customer service and account maintenance duties for established customers
• Gaining customer insights by chemical analysis on site and interpreting results to provide recommendations to improve the quality of water treatment
• Extract and analyse data using digital technology to drive product strategy and improve performance. ( iService )
• Support for costing of maintenance contracts Participation in Piloting and Field trials
• Trouble shooting
• Project scoping, costing and co-ordination
• Acting as a knowledge resource to customers, using GE technology to solve identified water treatment needs, including customer reporting and data processing
• Partnering cross-functionally within the organisation to optimise our solutions offering
• Assisting with generating new sales by accompanying experienced sales representatives to understand the business and sales approach of the organization.
• Preparing sales calls, including research, proposals/contracts, summaries of sales activities and follow-up.


• Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Microbiology, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering degree - or equivalent knowledge or experience
• Short job experience in water/process treatment company or industrial plant (steel mill, power plant, chemical plant [with Petrochemical and/or Refinery background]) is a plus
• Possession of a valid driving licence
• Computer literate in Microsoft Office packages
• Fluent in English, in-country language and ideally other foreign languages
• Mobile within assigned region/country. Availability to relocate to assigned area within the country

Desired Characteristics

• Flexible, adaptable, self-motivated and enthusiastic

• Passion for our water treatments

• Previous experience working in a water or process treatment company or industrial plant (steel, power, chemical) is an advantage.

• previous experience abroad (e.g. studies, practical experience, work & travel)

• Proven time management and organizational skills to quickly identify and prioritise issues, create solutions, meet deadlines and anticipate future needs of the business

• Strong decision maker with the ability to exercise independent judgment consistent with department guidelines

• Team player with strong interpersonal skills, capable of working within a globally diverse team across different time zones

• Self-starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction