Quality Control Technician



Gaston Geenslaan 1, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

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miDiagnostics is using silicon chip technology that will bring miniaturized, lab-quality tests with built-in device connectivity and rapid results direct to the patient and clinician. Combining a nano-fluidic processor on a chip and a compact reader, miDiagnostics can measure virtually any biomarker from an easily accessed sample such as a single drop of blood. The Company is developing an extensive portfolio of tests for screening, diagnosis and monitoring of a wide range of health conditions, including infectious diseases. Spun out of the world-leading R&D and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, imec, and a research collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, the leading US research and medical centre, miDiagnostics’ goal is to enable fast, comprehensive and cost-effective health analysis, regardless of location. Based in Leuven, Belgium, miDiagnostics is a privately-held company created in 2015.

The Job

With the launch of rapid COVID 19 PCR test, we are currently seeking a Quality Control Technician to join our Quality team.

As our Quality Control Technician, you are responsible for the quality control of incoming goods, in process controls and outgoing inspections. 

Your primary tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Good record keeping and diligent reporting.

  • Follow QC instructions and document all findings.

  • Prioritisation and escalation of issues in a timely manner.

  • Report your analyses so that actions can be taken if necessary.

  • Help in maintaining and further improving QC instructions to keep up with the changing environment of a start-up company. Your initiatives help to achieve our quality objectives on product and company level.

  • Partnering and support other colleagues in various teams, particularly Operations and Development.

 Your profile and competencies

  • Bachelor/Masters degree in a scientific discipline in a life science related field: (micro)biology, (bio)chemistry, (bio)chemistry engineering technology.

  • Previous experience in quality control in a highly regulated industry, such as medical device (ISO 13485), IVD or pharma setting is a plus.

  • High attention to detail and well organised. Work in a structured and methodological way is a must.

  • You're familiar with equipment calibration and measurement systems.

  • You have good laboratory skills and numeracy skills.

  • You work well in a team but equally can operate autonomously with personal accountability for objectives.

  • You're a reliable and communicative colleague with high integrity and ethical attitude.

  • You feel comfortable in a start-up environment. You have a flexible attitude and eagerness to learn.

  • You appreciate working in an open space amongst enthusiastic, multidisciplinary and international colleagues.

  • Good level of English. Knowledge of Dutch is a very strong asset.

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, etc

  • Our offices are located in Leuven (Belgium). Relocation to Belgium is needed. It is essential that you hold entitlement to work and live in Belgium.

The offer

  • A job in a fast-growing and ambitious start-up in the medical diagnostics industry.

  • miDiagnostics is an international-oriented company with close connections to two world-class research institutions (imec and Johns Hopkins University).

  • Opportunity to grow in a new and exciting cutting-edge field in point-of-care diagnostics.

  • Our offices are located in Leuven (Belgium). Relocation to Belgium is needed.


Interested? Please apply via our career website https://jobs.midiagnostics.com/

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