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2 Cell Culture Analyst

  • Location:

    Geel, Belgium

  • Contact:

    Sebastien Barxhon

  • Job type:


  • Contact phone:

    0032 15445882

  • Industry:

    Pharmaceutical , Biotechnology

  • Contact email:

We are looking for Cell Culture Analysts for a big biotech company in Geel.

Job Description

Operational function within the QC lab for performing analyzes within the micro team

  • Primary task is to perform the bovine serum growth cell culture performance test in which the cell growth is evaluated over various passages on a spinner flask scale compared to a control serum lot.
  • In addition, the analyst is involved in the micro identification team for the implementation of micro media release / micro method validations (growth promotion testing with different micro-organisms).
  • Based on relevant experience, the analyst can also support microbiological identifications by means of maldi (MS based) or microseq (PCR based).
  • These tasks must be performed under the GMP conditions, making good documentation practice and compliance with the implemented method a must.
  • Deviations must be documented in the quality system.

  • school leaver / junior in life sciences
  • Preferable at least 1 year experience within Cell Culture or microbiology
  • Experience with aseptic work is a must, cell culture activities (at least 1 year) à splitting cells / counting cells
  • Required prior education: bachelor biotechnology / biochemistry
  • Knowledge of Dutch and English
  • Procedures are in English, which requires reading and understanding
  • Function is mainly in day shifts, weekend support is needed for the cell culture process whereby a maximum of 2 hours must be on site to perform daily operations. It is not the intention to work a full shift during the weekend. Current estimate is that this support is needed 1/3 weekends.

  • Project until end 2020
  • Full-time - 40hrs / week – 5 days / week
  • Start date asap