Technical Development & Application Engineer


Tisselt, BE

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. We are an international leader in sustainable construction, driven by a passion for excellence, but it's our people that are our top priority. We connect, collaborate, and champion the well-being of our employees, forming partnerships and pioneering change in our ever-evolving industry.


At Etex, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. Are you looking for a company where you can learn, grow & lead?

Join us as Technical Development & Application Engineer and drive innovation in our Promat product range, ensuring unparalleled technical-commercial support for our diverse clientele in the BeLux region.


What You'll Do:

  • Provide advice on more complex technical-commercial questions from specialized engineering firms, architects, installers, etc.
  • Write project-related technical advice.
  • Take the lead for initiating and developing construction tests, fire tests and other tests, interpreting the test reports (certificates) and formulating comments for the customer.
  • Participate in internal and external working groups & technical committees.
  • Coordinate requests for certificates from accredited bodies as well as registering certificates and approvals.
  • Inform colleagues regarding new applications and systems during internal technical training.
  • Actively cooperate in external research projects.


What You'll Bring:

  • You are a civil or industrial engineer in construction, electromechanics, chemistry or have acquired equivalent knowledge through experience.
  • You are familiar with the developing construction standards and/or you want to delve deeper into this.
  • You have knowledge of/interest in passive fire protection, more specifically - firestopping.
  • Experience in a technical-commercial position in a B-2-B environment is an asset.
  • You communicate fluently in Dutch, French and English.
  • You work smoothly with common office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge of Autocad and BIM is a plus.
  • You have strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing, and have a healthy dose of assertiveness.
  • You want to become and remain an expert in your field.
  • You work very accurately and results-oriented. In addition, you are strong in planning and organizing your work volume.
  • You have a pragmatic attitude in combination with a customer-oriented attitude.
  • You dare to take initiative and have the reflex to work together.


Why Join Us?

  • We are named the world's #1 most trustworthy company in the construction sector by Newsweek and Statista in 2023! And one of the top companies to grow your career in Belgium in 2023 according to LinkedIn!
  • Our culture – we connect & care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people.
  • Our ‘Road to Sustainability 2030’ is our plan to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and developing innovative solutions.
  • We have a strong conviction that diversity of thinking helps us to deliver a strong and sustainable performance. It is also essential for us that everyone feels part of the team. In this spirit, we are committed to equal opportunities and zero tolerance towards discrimination.
  • Flexibility: For us, hybrid and flexible working is all about trust, and we want you to be able to do your best work.