We are hiring - Job offer: R&D Technician for innovative and sustainable technologies, Genk

Job offer: R&D Technician for innovative and sustainable technologies, Genk


About Orbix

Orbix develops and sells sustainable materials and technologies for the construction and steelmaking sector (road building, concrete, civil engineering works, etc.).



We do it by refining by-products from steel production, as well as by sustainably exploiting natural resources.

One of our key goals is to operate as a zero-waste company. We strive for the optimal (re-)use of materials,

both inside and outside our company. Therefore, we also put strong emphasis on research and development. Not only do we apply the innovative technologies that we develop in our own business operations, but we are equally happy to implement them in other companies.



By this we mean an economy in which no materials are wasted, where raw materials and residual streams are used and reused intelligently and where companies collaborate more closely with one another.


About the tasks of the candidate

As R&D technician within our Innovation, development and industrial implementation team, you will actively work together with the R&D Engineers working on the challenging topic “closing the material loop and the CO2 loop”. You will be accountable for the tests assigned to you at lab-scale but also at pilot-scale.

Your main tasks will include:

Performing R&D tests, analyses and method developments;
Performing routine tests and analyses together with lab assistants;
Reporting with respect for planning and deadlines;
Support in overall lab coordination and lab maintenance;
Several business trips in Belgium mainly, but also abroad to a lesser extent.


About the requirements of the candidate

You have a Bachelor Degree with good knowledge in physico-chemistry of materials (good knowledge in mineral science or geology is a plus), with at least 5 years of relevant experience;
You are comfortable as much in lab context as in pilot plant context;
You have an excellent written and oral level of French, Dutch and English;
You have experience with various analytical technics (with TGA, XRD, and/or XRF is a plus);
You are flexible, a team player, able to cope with the rapidly changing environment in research and innovation.


Additional Information
We offer competitive and appealing working conditions.
Please send your cv and motivation letter to: info@orbix.be

with the mention “Job offer: R&D Technician for innovative and sustainable technologies”, until 20th/09/2019.




We are hiring!

We are hiring!