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Lab Operator (temporary position)

  • Leuven, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
Assay Development

Job description

We are looking for a Lab Operator, on a temporary basis (with eventually an option on a fixed contract)in order to reinforce our team during a few months. 

Our Lab Operator will be part of a revolutionary and innovative project. 

Some of the tasks are:

  • Works task-oriented, works accurately and is able to complete the assignment consistently and responsibly;
  • Supports preparation activities for training and demo sessions;
  • Keeps the work environment clean and hygienic. Is responsible for cleaning the clean room, labs, workplaces and machines;
  • The Lab Operator supports the Lab Coordinator in the daily maintenance activities (lab inspection, material stocking, cleaning, waste management, equipment checking). This involves processes carried out in a clean room and a lab and involves handling chemicals and silicon (chip technology);
  • Participates in work meetings and work distribution discussions, in order to achieve an efficient work organization;
  • Reports irregularities and thinks constructively about solutions and implements solutions;
  • Strives for continuous improvement of lab space and usage;
  • Supports in writing documentation for lab equipment and work instructions;
  • Takes care of lab logistics, waste disposal and cleaning;

Job requirements

  • High School diploma or Bachelor (orientation: molecular biology, lab sciences or biochemistry);
  • Practical experience in molecular biology laboratories is a plus;
  • Organization skills and an eye for detail, with a strong focus on delivering quality;
  • Enjoy working on a routine basis:
  • Attaches importance to carrying out tasks exactly as described, following applicable Standard Operating Procedures and work instructions;
  • Attaches great importance to safety on the work floor, following applicable safety rules and regulations;
  • Interested in understanding what you are doing and convinced that your contribution to a good product is important in the entire product process;
  • Good communication skills and a strong team player;
  • Eager to learn and willing to try new things;
  • Knowledge of English is required;
  • Entitled to live and work in Belgium.