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Expert Fire Stopping Installations

Location: 

Tisselt, BE

About us

Etex Building Performance is the marketleader in producing passive fire protection materials and a major player in the High Performance Insulation market, with sales and subsidiaries worldwide. We are part of the Etex Group, a Belgian industrial holding company, which has been active in the production, marketing and sales of building materials for over 100 years. Today we are active in 42 countries and employ more than 15,000 people. In order to respond to market demand, we have an R&D center that carries out research and development for the Etex Group. Promat Research and Technology Center is our R&D center for the passive fire protection and High performance Insulation of the Etex Group, and features a laboratory that provides state-of-the-art scientific testing facilities to boost fire and safety standards in the construction environment. The result of a strong collaboration between Marketing and Operations and a high development in the decision-making process and the definition and application of the elaboration of the Promat strategy. The Fire Testing Department of Promat Research & Technology Center investigates the fire performance of partitions, penetrations, channels, metal structures and tunnel structures in extreme conditions at scale, with a view to better serve customers to provide safer services.

Position

As a key person in setting up fire tests and training your colleagues and customers, your tasks are as follows: 1. You build the test elements/fire tests after the specifications have been handed over by the Fire Testing Engineer 2. You organize and manage the materials and tools needed to set up the fire test 3. You ensure an accurate build-up of the fire test 4. You are present during the fire tests and support where necessary 5. You provide feedback on the processability of the products, the concept of the installation guidelines and in case of deviations from the plan 6. You provide practical training to customers or other Etex employees

Profile

You have a technical background
You are handy, work all-round, accurately and learn quickly
You communicate fluently and can explain complex matters
You have a good knowledge of Dutch and understand English/French
You are a problem solver and bring alternatives
You are a team player
You are willing to travel in connection with the planned tests and training within Belgium or abroad
Experience in the fire sector or with penetrations is a plus

Offer

For your commitment and enthusiasm you will receive an attractive salary with additional fringe benefits. You will be provided with all the necessary facilities to professionally fill in your range of duties. Also enjoy your following matters;

A wide range of training and development opportunities
Company restaurant on site
Open and international working environment with room for personal input

Values

Connect and Care
Passion for Excellence
Pioneer to Lead