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Laboratory Assistant - Plants

  • Location:

    South Holland, Netherlands

  • Contact:

    Douwe Wieringa

  • Job type:


  • Contact phone:

    +31 (0)20 406 97 50

  • Industry:

    Life Sciences, Biotechnology

  • Contact email:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and organized Laboratory Assistant with a can-do attitude to assist with visual screening of seedlings, sowing of new seedlings and maintaining high standards in the lab. Do you have green fingers and are you looking for a job? Then read on quickly!

Job Description

Our client specializes in research on vegetable seeds. In the laboratory different seeds are sown, grown and visually checked. For this department we are looking for a technician with a passion for plants that would like to work in a lab environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the daily operations of our plant research laboratory, including plant cultivation, maintenance, and data collection.


  • Assist with the cultivation and maintenance of plant specimens in the laboratory
  • Conduct routine laboratory procedures and experiments, such as plant growth measurements and tissue sampling
  • Visual inspection of seedlings, sowing of new seedlings and cleaning of growing areas
  • Record and maintain accurate data and laboratory records
  • Responsible for compliance with regulations related to quality and phytosanitary policies
  • Prepare solutions and media for plant growth and experimentation
  • Maintain a clean and organized laboratory environment


  • Completed MLO3 or MLO4 education;
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment, preferably with plants;
  • Experience in a diagnostic or QC environment is an advantage;
  • Affinity with computer & lab automation (Office 365, liquid handling, LIMS);
  • Own transport is recommended as the location is difficult to reach by public transport;
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch and English language orally and in writing;
  • You are practical and assertive and above all a nice colleague;


  • Employment contract: 1 year via Oxford Global Resources, with a possible extension afterwards
  • Salary indication: € 2100,- to € 2500,- gross per month, depending on education and experience.
  • Working hours: fulltime (38 hours)
  • Region: Delft
  • Vacancy number: 21813

Imporatant note; Residence permit is required. Please do not apply if you do not have a residence permit to live and work in the Netherlands. Your application will not be processed.