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As a Sr Technician your primary role will be assuring smooth day-to-day operation of our two fully automated assay systems. This will include both providing technical assistance for trained end-users when performing experiments and performing regular maintenance tasks. You will also assume a lead role in monitoring, identifying, and recording any quality issues arising during the automated sample testing process, and initiate recommendations for change. You will provide real-time troubleshooting during equipment malfunctions and arrange repairs with instrument vendors on tight deadlines.
Secondary role will involve improving data management around automated sample testing, requiring programming experience to develop workflows supporting automated sample testing. These workflows include templates for experiment planning, automated generation of instructions for assay execution, post-experiment annotation of raw data, data validation and initial QC assessment of experiment.
In this role you will be introduced to state-of-the-art laboratory automation hardware and software, working in a truly interdisciplinary setting, at the intersection of experimental biology, laboratory automation, and informatics.
We offer a challenging position which allows you to work in a dynamic and international environment, ensuring diversity in your work and creating plenty of opportunities for personal development. This concerns a full-time secondment contract for 1 year (extension is possible).
We will offer a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position (salary between 3000 and 4000 euro gross per month). You will become a member of a strong professional network who shares your education, ambitions and competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues and become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Science industry. You will be challenged by your peers and will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy and keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date: boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.
MBO3 or higher, in the field of Mechatronics / Systems / Electronics / Electrical engineering
Specific Knowledge and experience
Minimum of 2-4 years’ work experience preferably in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry
Experience with laboratory automation systems
Quality management systems such as GCLP and GMP
Project planning and execution