Region Leuven
Temporary with a chance of permanent employment
Reference: 7/704/202108933


We are currently looking for a Junior Lab Technician to join the lab at our European facility in Heverlee during the late shift (1pm-10pm). You will become part of our Chemical Processing department which is the heart of our production site upon which all fellow lab colleagues rely to start making IDT’s oligos.

As a Junior Lab Technician you and your colleagues are mainly responsible for ensuring all chemical reagent requests are executed, whether they are in larger tanks requiring the use of a bulk chemical dispensing system or in smaller amounts requiring manual mixing and/or filtering. You will also be responsible for the quality control on both raw incoming materials as on the in-house mixtures and formulations including, but not limited to, water content, identification, concentration and pH measurements. Every day consists of a variety of tasks and gives you the opportunity to plan your work the way it’s most efficient for yourself and the team. 


  • Perform the chemical processing of all mixtures and formulations required for production.
  • Perform MQC on raw materials, all mixtures and formulations.
  • Oversee items which will expire in the near future in the facility and make the correct disposition decision for them.
  • Change waste containers and dispose of waste material.
  • Perform all necessary decontamination procedures.
  • Appropriately document all aspects of the performed processes.
  • Fill out all required checklists and perform verification for others when necessary.

Your profile

  • Hold a high school or Bachelor’s degree in a chemistry related field or equivalent through experience.
  • Have excellent computer skills which includes knowledge of the Internet, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Be able to be on feet a few hours at a time.
  • Possess the ability to adapt to changes in the process.
  • Possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be able to multi-task.
  • Be able to interact in a professional manner with customers, employees and all levels of management.
  • Be able to work in a group or independently.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. Dutch is a big bonus.           
  • Be able to lift 20kg and occasionally up to 50kg.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Shift bonus
  • Contract of indefinite duration
  • Full time (40h per week)
  • Hospitalization insurance
  • Group insurance (including pension plan, guaranteed income …)
  • Meal vouchers of 8,00 euros per day worked
  • Transportation allowance
  • End of year premium
  • Up to 32 days of time off per year

Jobrelated competences

  • Analyses uitvoeren in: Chromatografie
  • De stalen in ontvangst nemen of de monsternemingen van materialen en producten uitvoeren
  • Het basisonderhoud van laboratoriuminstallaties uitvoeren
  • Periodieke overzichten opstellen van de gerealiseerde analyses
  • Stalen van nieuwe producten nemen Reacties opmeten Componenten wijzigen
  • Analyses uitvoeren in: Biologie, microbiologie
  • Analyses uitvoeren in: Chemie
  • Bevoorradingsbehoeften bepalen en bestellingen uitvoeren
  • De producten en meet- en analyseapparaten voorbereiden De conformiteit met de ijking en de werking controleren
  • De resultaten van metingen en analyses beschrijven Opvolggegevens registreren
  • Metingen en analyses uitvoeren Gegevens registreren en doorgeven
  • Toezien op de toepassing van procedures en regels op vlak van hygiëne, veiligheid, kwaliteit en milieu

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