Alright, so my name is Tijs Noyez and I'm 27 years old. I live in Ghent and I studied bioscience engineering. After this, I started working in the wastewater treatment sector in the Netherlands. And then, after three years, I changed jobs, and now I'm here at BOSAQ.
I've been working for BOSAQ for one month now and at first I got a lot of information. So processing all that information was already a job in itself. Now I'm working as a water engineer and I'm commissioning the installations here in the workshop. So it's a very hands on job, doing tests and producing chemicals for cleaning the membranes and reporting on the results of these tests. I also have to test new setups and learn from the mistakes and problems I encounter. I've got a good kind of responsibility already and there's a lot of communication between all of the colleagues.
When I was searching for a new job, there were a couple of boxes I wanted to check and with BOSAQ, this was the case: it has a social impact and sustainability is high on the agenda. And yeah, I really wanted to use my hands-on mentality as well, so I found everything what I was looking for here.
All my colleagues are very, very nice, and I like the working environment. The job content is also very broad. There’s a lot of things you can do a lot of things you have to do, and the flexible mindset at BOSAQ is also something that really suits my personality. During the first two weeks we already had a barbecue with the whole team. For me that was like a good start to start to get to know everyone in a non work context.