Lab Technician

Zwijnaarde (Ghent), Belgium
Full Time
Entry Level

Resume of the team you will join

  • ISO 17025 accredited/GCLP compliant lab
  • Young & growing team, consisting of
    • Lab technicians
    • Project managers
    • Scientists
    • Wet lab assistant
  • Experts in RNA/DNA extraction, cell culture, sequencing, qPCR and dPCR with an emphasis on assay development and validation in qPCR/dPCR.
  • Core values:
    • We trust and we respect each other
    • We are driven by a powerful combination of passion and perseverance
    • We collaborate to deliver excellence
  • Non-hierarchical way of working
  • Diverse range of personalities, expertise and knowledge.
    -> this will form your new network to introduce and further develop yourself in the exited world of Cellcarta’s genomic services

Tasks and responsibilities

  • You will prepare and execute wet lab experiments as described in the corresponding SOPs
  • You will report the results to the supervising project manager or scientist
  • You will take up your responsibility as an instrument responsible
  • You will support the lab by taking up ownership and responsibilities in general lab activities 
    (e.g. stock management, maintenance & aliquoting, sample management, waste management, … )
  • You will ensure proper record keeping during all aspects of your activities and guarantee complete traceability by making adequate and timely registrations
  • You will support the scientist team in a practical manner during troubleshooting, change control and the execution of validations
  • You will contribute to the quality management system by recording deviations, SOP writing and SOP review

Competences and skills

Qualifications/Education & work experience

  • Degree of professional bachelor in biomedical laboratory technology / biotechnology or equivalent
  • Hands on experience and basic scientific knowledge of 5 years in:
    • RNA or DNA extractions
    • RNA QC/conc. measurements
    • RT (q)PCR
  • Expertise in digital PCR, Next Generation Sequencing or Cell culture based activities is a bonus
  • Experience or knowledge of GCLP and/or ISO accreditation is a bonus

Note: Your resume should include a paragraph specifying your technical expertise and references.


  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills; attention to quality, accuracy and detail
  • Team player, sense of initiative, enthusiastic, flexible, efficient and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills – fluency in Dutch and English (spoken and written)
  • Proficiency in MS office

Our offer

  • A full-time position
  • Salary package
    • wage based on experience and seniority
    • legal benefits:
      • meal/eco vouchers
      • compensation public transport / bicycle mileage allowance
      • hospitalization insurance
    • holidays: 20 days legal holiday + 12 ADV days
  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training when you onboard
  • An opportunity to become part of a rapidly growing young company with future career development and growth opportunities

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, citizenship or immigration status or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local news. By completing this application you are seeking to join a team of hardworking professionals dedicated to consistently delivering outstanding service to our customers and contributing to the financial success of the organization, its clients, and its employees. Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons.


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