Agilent Technologies, Inc. Lab Technician MASTR Facility - Niel in Niel, Belgium
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Multiplicom N.V. (as part of Agilent Technologies) is a Belgian biotech company focused on human molecular diagnostics. The company develops, manufactures and commercializes leading edge and easy-to-use genetic test kits based on the latest molecular diagnostic technologies. With its easy and reliable methodology, it is enabling all molecular laboratories the implementation of personalized medicine.
The MASTR Facility lab is located in Niel, Belgium and has been set-up 2 years ago with one main goal: enable customers to implement the diagnostic assays of Multiplicom, now a part of Agilent Technologies. By performing proof-of-principle studies, providing back-up service, giving hands-on workshops, … we strive to convince our customers of our easy-to-use and reliable technology. All these activities are performed within a strongly regulated ISO 17025 environment. With the very recent acquisition by Agilent Technologies we aim to expand our offering with Agilent’s existing cutting-edge NGS product line. To succeed in this adventure, we are looking for a motivated Lab Technician.
Work according strict Quality Management System and GLP
Prepare specimens and samples (e.g. DNA extraction)
Perform NGS laboratory tests to produce reliable and precise data
Perform routine tasks accurately according to the standard operating procedures and instructions
Record and interpret results to present to senior colleagues
Provide hands-on training to new MASTR Facility lab technicians, students as well as customers
Maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment
Validate and implement new equipment and technologies
Ensure laboratory compliance with ISO 17025 requirements
Follow and ensure strict safety procedures and safety checks
Perform technical assistance experiments for Multiplicom Customer Support
You are a professional bachelor in Biochemical, Biomedical or Biotechnological laboratory techniques.
Experience in one or more of the following fields is required: PCR methods, mutation and SNP detection (sequencing), SNP genotyping, massively parallel sequencing methods and technologies.
You have sense for responsibility, are eager to learn, can work independently and produce reliable data
You are fluent in English, a team player and you have good communication skills
Training and development opportunities
A commitment to work/life balance
Total Compensation Package including medical and dental benefits, retirement programs and more
A company with values around innovation and contribution, uncompromising integrity, trust, respect and teamwork, speed, focus, and accountability
The diversity of cultural and individual perspectives held by our employees and their commitment to inclusion
Date Posted: 17/Aug/17
Job Title: Lab Technician MASTR Facility - Niel
Business: Diagnostics and Genomics Group
Job Category: R & D
Job Sub-Category: Research Associate
Country or Area: Belgium
Shift: Day Job
Job Type: Graduates
Travel Required: No
Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable
HR Country Location: Belgium
HR Town/City Location: Niel