Lab Support Technician (M/F/D) – Avantor – Leiden

  • Leiden


The Opportunity:

Avantor is currently on the lookout for a motivated Lab Support Technician to join the team in Leiden . In this role, you have diverse responsibilities such as maintaining lab equipment, cleaning freezers, handling chemical waste and much more! Have you always wanted to work in an international environment and are you looking for a hands-on job? Are you highly motivated and passionate about science? Then this might be a fantastic opportunity!

This is a full-time position based at our customer site, with location in Leiden, in the Biosciences Parc. You will receive a contract for 1 year, transferred into a permanent one after a positive evaluation. Next to a competitive salary, you will receive attractive benefits such as a bonus plan, flexible working hours, 13th month and pension scheme. Interested? – Let’s talk!

Working hours:

Monday to Friday, flexible start time between 08:30 and 09:00 and finish time as of 16:00

The team 

Together with your seven colleagues, you are part of a supportive, small team, belonging to our department Lab and Product Services, which supports big pharmaceutical companies and laboratories all over the world, in Research and Development within the Life Sciences industry.

What we’re looking for 

  • MBO3 or 4 lab studies is preferred, depending on experience
  • Lab experience is an asset
  • Good basic skills in MS Office, in particular with MS Excel 
  • Effective communication in English
  • Outgoing, customer minded, and responsible
  • How you will thrive and create an impact 

  • Maintain lab equipment by executing cleaning duties, emptying, and disinfecting equipment such as freezers and incubators
  • Calibrate and verify lab equipment such as PH-meters, balances and pipets
  • Create media, solutions, and buffers for QC testing in the lab
  • Prepare and process reagents and buffers for testing
  • Keep track of inventory and stock levels of key materials
  • Record all work in accordance with GMP guidelines
  • Work according to procedures and regulatory requirements
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    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    Why Avantor?

    Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.

    The work we do changes people’s lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom’s voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.

    We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!

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