Meet – Steven Tipler, Process Engineer

Steven Tipler


Keppel Seghers Belgium provides a solid structure for living, and I am grateful for the sense of stability it has given me.

Meet Steven Tipler, a driven French energy engineer with an insatiable appetite for technical challenges. After completing his studies at the University of Knotts, Steven continued his academic pursuits with a Ph.D. in combustion at the prestigious University of Brussels in Belgium. During his time in Brussels, Steven’s passion for the environment led him to discover Keppel Seghers Belgium, a company renowned for its innovative solutions in the field of waste-to-energy. Intrigued by the company’s mission and vision, Steven eagerly applied to join their team of process engineers. After the fast-paced selection process, Steven was thrilled to join the ranks of the Keppel Seghers Belgium team on November 22, 2021.

KSBE: What’s interesting about your role as a Process Engineer?

“Daily technical challenges, room for improvement, and meaningful connections with coworkers are just a few of the reasons that make my job exceptional. At the end of each day, I can reflect on my progress and feel proud of what I’ve accomplished. There’s simply nothing quite like it—a satisfying and fulfilling feeling. Learning something new not only helps you develop yourself but also provides you with fresh, exciting challenges every day. Knowing that what I do has a direct and positive effect on others is an incredibly satisfying feeling. It’s a source of motivation and pride that keeps me excited about my job, day in and day out.”

KSBE: At what level do you think your role makes a difference for the company?

“My role is incredibly fulfilling, as it allows me to make an impact on multiple levels. As a Process Engineer, I’m able to use my expertise to design and develop innovative solutions. Not only that, I also collaborate with other departments to ensure that we’re all working towards a common goal. Moreover, I can also contribute to improving the company as a whole, whether it’s through taking on new challenges, sharing ideas, or finding ways to streamline processes. The opportunity to make a positive impact on different levels is one of the many reasons why I love what I do.”

KSBE: How are you seeing the world compared to before because of working at Keppel Seghers Belgium?

“Working at Keppel Seghers Belgium has changed the way I view the world. My perspective on sustainability and waste management has changed significantly because of the knowledge I’ve acquired. The company’s dedication to environmental issues goes far beyond the immediate future. It also focuses on having a positive impact on the climate for coming generations. It struck a deep chord with me and motivated me to be more mindful of how I handle waste. It has changed everything, not just for me but also for other people who are also committed to making a positive impact on our planet.”

KSBE: How would you describe your initial experience working with the process engineering team?

“Everybody made me feel welcome as soon as I joined the team. My colleagues were very open and willing to explain how the company works, the project processes, and the main tasks involved. To step back and assess progress, I meet with my line manager every two weeks. We have an open and transparent relationship that allows us to talk about any difficulties or problems I may be having. I am completely confident in my manager’s willingness to support me and respond to any inquiries I might have.”
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Keppel Seghers Belgium, Belgian Engineering and Technology Hub
“It’s an incredible feeling to know that I’m learning something new every single day at my job. Not only does it keep me engaged and excited about what’s to come, but it also allows me to continually expand my skill set and take on even more meaningful work.” – Steven Tipler, Process Engineer at  Keppel Seghers Belgium

KSBE: How would you characterise the level of diversity at Keppel Seghers Belgium?

“Keppel Seghers Belgium has a high level of diversity, with employees from over 20 different nationalities. The company actively promotes and embraces diversity, creating an inclusive workplace where individuals of various backgrounds can thrive and contribute to the organisation’s success.”

KSBE: What are your top three reasons for joining Keppel Seghers Belgium?

“Firstly, I was attracted to the technical challenges the role presented and the opportunity to learn from them. Secondly, the job had a positive impact on the environment, which was important to me. Lastly, I was drawn to the dynamic and supportive team spirit within the company.”

KSBE: How has working at Keppel Seghers Belgium impacted your life?

“Moving to Belgium and joining Keppel Seghers Belgium was a great decision for me personally and professionally. It has allowed me to live a more secure and stable lifestyle, thanks to KSBE. Keppel Seghers provides a solid structure for living, and I am grateful for the sense of stability it has given me.”

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Keppel Seghers Belgium, Belgian Engineering and Technology Hub