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Senior lab technician

  • Location:

    Ghent, Belgium

  • Contact:

    Dardo Helpers

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact phone:

    +32 15 44 58 52

  • Industry:

    Biotechnology

  • Contact email:

    dardo_helpers@oxfordcorp.com

Functie-omschrijving

Our client in Ghent who is active in the field of plant molecular diagnostics to support arable farms is looking for a Lab Senior Technician Method Development.

You will join the Analytics Method Development group. This contributes to the development and commercialisation of new Seeds & Traits products.

The Lab Senior Technician Method Development independently coordinates and executes method development and implementation projects for high-throughput plant genotyping activities in line with the leadership strategy for Seeds & Traits.

Verantwoordelijkheden:

  • You will independently coordinate & conduct technical experiments to develop, validate and optimise molecular detection methods and related work instructions for state-of-the-art equipment and data analysis applications.
  • In addition, you contribute to the implementation and correct use of molecular detection methods and work instructions in high-throughput genotyping labs: you support the lab setup, provide training & coaching, evaluate performance and provide technical expertise where needed
  • You will be responsible for defining, planning, executing or delegating, analysing and interpreting the technical quality of data/experiments, and you will proactively identify deviations from expected results and take appropriate action or report accordingly
  • You will independently record, compile, summarise, report and present data according to company standards.
  • You will work effectively with colleagues within and across teams following standard project management principles

Vereisten:

  • You have a master´s degree in Life Sciences or equivalent through relevant experience.
  • You have a broad knowledge and understanding of DNA extraction and molecular detection methods and their development, optimization, and validation according to international standards for minimum performance.
  • You demonstrate a good knowledge of plant genotyping, high-throughput instrumentation, and data management.
  • You have advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office) and specialized operational knowledge of software and databases.
  • You have advanced planning, organizational and reporting skills.
  • You have effective communication skills, and you are proficient in English, both verbal and written.
  • You have innovative thinking in process/efficiency improvement.

Voordelen

  • You will be working in an exciting company in the Ghent business district
  • You will receive a competitive salary package
  • You will start on 15 September and work until at least the end of March 2023