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Water Treatment Specialist / Department Manager

Job Description

Service Department Manager Industrial Water Treatment 

Relocation Opportunity to China 

Due to ongoing market and product development China offers huge business opportunities and challenges for years to come. For our client, a global (from origin European) Industrial Water Treatment company, we’re looking for a Water Treatment Specialist for the role of Service (Department) Manager / Technical manager (to be located in China). With over 14 years of industrial water treatment experience in China the company offers water treatment solutions and products for a.o. the applications: boiler plants, cooling systems, district heating, membrane filtration, RO (reverse osmossis) - systems. This position requires a wide range of organizational, management and technical skills. 


  • Provide technical water treatment support for the service team, distributors and customers (in the field of boilers, cooling and membrane filtration).

  • Manage service department (3 to 6 persons) in close cooperation with Chinese assistant / company management. 

  • Supervise/Assist with water treatment service (preparation, execution and control).

  • Strategic and Tactical planning.

  • Efficiency evaluation and improvement.

  • Customer communication and support 

  • Create/upgrade training/support material/tools and execute training.

  • Possibly Design/Supervise/Assist with limited equipment production and installation.

Qualifications and experience

  • Technical education background supplemented with experience in (industrial) water treatment, marine, automation or electrical engineering. 

  • Extensive electrical (industrial / automation) and mechanical skills.

  • Fluency in English both verbal and written.

  • Good computer/software knowledge (Windows, Office, Security, Network, preferably PLC programming, etc.).

  • Driver’s-license required.

  • Experience in managing a small team or interested in doing so. 

  • Ability to function well in both teams as independently.

  • Ambitious with a strong inner drive for achievement.

  • Hands-on mentality and willingness to work with (hand)-tools, instruments, cabling and piping. 

  • Excellent communication and social skills and a quick learner.

The Offer

  • Long-term employment, with possibility of advancement. 

  • A technical environment with continuous training, support and development.

  • Competitive Package (net-salary payment, combined with company performance bonus) and the ability to grow the salary in a short period of time depending on performance. 

  • Full relocation to China.

  • Paid holiday, accommodation, health/accident insurance, visa/working-permit, mobile phone, notebook, utilities, access to car, etc

  • Two yearly return trips to your home country.

China is currently undergoing an explosive environmental development, which is offering huge business opportunities and challenges for years to come. As a result of Chinas ongoing extensive environmental development and the company’s vision to further expand and strengthen their position in this fascinating and constantly developing marked, we are now looking for a Service (Department) Manager to take up long-term employment in China. This position gives you the opportunity to be part of a global growing company, offering quality water treatment solutions and products to the industrial market. 

For more information or in order to apply, please contact:

Amal el Hachmioui 
Associate Consultant, Chemicals and Life Sciences Division
Antal International BV 
Tel:   +31 (0) 20 751 6100 
Mob: +31(0) 6 33 84 9512
Singel 540, 1017AZ Amsterdam