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Compound Logistics Operator/Lab Technician

  • Location:

    Antwerp, Kingdom of Belgium

  • Contact:

    Sebastien Barxhon

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact phone:

    +32 15 44 58 82

  • Industry:

    Pharmaceutical , Life Sciences

  • Contact email:

    sebastien_barxhon@oxfordcorp.com

Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Engineering or a related field, and already some experience related to high- throughput screening, compound management and/or cell culture ? Looking forward to working at a global pharma company ? Then check out this exciting opportunity !

Job Description

Provide day-to-day operational support of Compound Logistics to support Lead Evaluation and Compound screening activities.

Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day operational support of Compound Logistics to support Lead Evaluation and Compound screening activities including registration, weighing, storing, inventory maintenance and internal and external shipping of research compounds.
  • Interface between biologists, engineers and data management team to ensure maximum uptime of Compound Logistics automated laboratory equipment.
  • Process sample requests for distribution and maintain proper documentation.
  • Routinely operate liquid handling instrumentation including Tecan Freedom EVO, FLUENT, Hamilton Automation/Storage and HighRes Automation platforms to fulfill Compound Logistics orders.
  • Daily instrument prep for liquid handlers and automation including, troubleshooting and recovery of basic instrumentation errors.
  • Label and track compounds for storage and shipment label compounds
  • Liquid handling QC operation and data analysis.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree is required in Biological Sciences, Engineering or related field, with 2 or more years of experience across high throughput screening, compound management and/or cell culture is preferred.
  • Experience with maintaining laboratory instrumentation across high throughput screening, compound management and cell culture is preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with robotic liquid handlers (e.g. Tecan, Hamilton, Beckman, Agilent) and robotic integration / scheduling software (e.g. HighRes BioSolutions Cellario or Thermo Scientific Momentum) is preferred.
  • Technical knowledge and experience with laboratory automation and compound processing and tracking, including knowledge and use of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) is preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and work across initiatives simultaneously under tight deadlines is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting while independently identifying and resolve problems is preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and information, both in oral and written form is preferred.
  • Demonstration of effective time management skills is preferred.
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, OneNote, Teams).

Benefits

  • A balanced salary package based on your capabilities and experience.
  • Full-time position


Existing right to work in Europe required ( please read job spec in full before applying ).

Vacancy number: 17930