Laboratory Technician

21/06/21

Location

Technologiepark 94, Zwijnaarde, Belgium

Function type

Laboratory Technician

Vacancy

Company description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Complix for a Laboratory Technician to join a research team based in Zwijnaarde, Gent. Headquartered in Belgium, Complix is an established biotech company committed to the development of therapies for diseases with high unmet medical need, including viral infection, cancer and autoimmunity. Our proprietary technology is based on Alphabodies, a novel protein scaffold. The structure of Alphabodies confers them with significant advantages over current protein therapeutic approaches and allows for the generation of biopharmaceuticals to address targets currently unamenable to more conventional approaches.

Job description:

This Laboratory technician will join a team of scientists and will be involved in the production of Alphabody proteins and support in the day-to-day functioning of the lab. We offer a full-time permanent contract, competitive salary package and benefits (meal vouchers, group- and hospital insurance).

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Under supervision, perform single experiments and small projects applying techniques following defined protocols

  • Record data in lab notebooks and defined templates

  • Preparing buffer and media

  • Managing manufacturing waste streams

  • Cleaning manufacturing equipment

  • Maintenance of general lab supplies

Qualifications and skills:

  • The candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree preferentially in biomedical, biochemical, biotechnological laboratory techniques.

  • Proven general lab skills and previous experience in working in an Industry environment is a plus

  • Experience in bacterial cell culture is an advantage but training will be provided where there is a skills gap

  • Proficiency in MS Office (excel, word, PowerPoint)

  • Accuracy in following instructions, record keeping and completion of reports

  • Team-oriented attitude, flexibility, ability to multi-task and to work independently

  • Strong sense of responsibility and eager to learn new concepts and techniques

  • Scientific integrity

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