Analytical Technician – Exothera

Based in Gosselies you will join a collaborative team full of passionate change-makers

You will be responsible for performing a variety of analytical testing. These tests include ELISA, cell-based assays, qPCR and/or HPLC and UPLC-based assays. You will help to develop and qualify these analytical methods, and analyse samples from our upstream and downstream process development teams. This includes making preparations, executing the method, recording data. You will maintain laboratory equipment and inventory for laboratory supplies. You will also contribute to the writing of analytical protocols and reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Analytical Execution

  • Assemble, prepare, check and calibrate equipment and/or materials for testing
  • Perform the analytical testing according to SOP and experimental plan
  • Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) according to good documentation practice
  • Suggest and help implement improvements

Reporting & Analysis

  • Review checklist/experimental data
  • Evaluate and report results to Analytical Scientist
  • At request of the Scientist, compile data and write reports

Maintenance & Inventory

  • Execute basic maintenance of lab equipment
  • Cleaning and housekeeping
  • Calibrate equipment
  • Maintain inventory/standard materials in the lab
  • Order specific material

Documentation & Training

  • In collaboration with Scientist, contribute to Writing/Reviewing/Improving SOP, checklist or reports
  • Train colleagues on equipment use, procedures, practices, …
  • Share knowledge and experience

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience
  • Eager to learn and leverage know-how to participate in the development of solutions
  • Capacity to work autonomously
  • “Technical-manual intelligence”, practical sense
  • Enthusiastic and agile to work on a variety of projects in a multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to give confidence through in-depth experimental reports and data analysis
  • Driven by curiosity and eager to learn more every day