Laboratory Technician 100% (m/f/d)

Posted 18 August 2021
Job type Limited
DisciplineLife Sciences

Job description

For our client, a globally active pharmaceutical company in the Basel area, we are looking for a temporary assignment

Laboratory Technician 100% (m/f/d)

Background information:
In the department Lead Discovery in Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development, we generate molecular insights and drive the discovery of starting points for our small molecule drug discovery projects with our high-quality proteins, cellular models, assays and drug samples. We treat data as our primary product and thus enable the successful optimisation of these targets in medicinal chemistry. We are looking for a temporary member of our Compound Library Enhancement and Logistics (CLEL) team at the Roche Innovation Center in Basel, Switzerland, to work on solid samples.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Produce plates and tubes with small molecule solutions on automated robotic systems for compound logistics (e.g. New Library Additions and internal Refill Processes)
  • Handle sample data along the production process
  • Troubleshoot process when necessary and ensure high-quality delivery of material
  • Support daily business activities in compound logistics (weigh-outs, sample preparation) as needed, in addition to previous tasks

Must haves:

  • Finished apprenticeship as laboratory technician (Chemistry, Biology), in Engineering or Automation or Bachelor or Master degree in relevant areas
  • Min. 2 years professional experience in laboratory work handling of chemical compounds and solutions in research or production
  • Experienced in operating laboratory robotic liquid handlers
  • Ability to accurately follow laboratory best practices, defined standard operating procedure (SOPs) and protocols
  • Good IT knowledge for systems used in the laboratory running (laboratory inventory management systems)
  • Very good German language and a good knowledge of English language

Nice to haves:

  • Technical affinity
  • Able to identify quality problems in productions and fix them
  • Good documentation skills
  • Flexibility, ability to grasp quickly new topics, understand problems and work under pressure
  • Good communication and team player skills, but also the ability to work independently
  • Cooperation in an interdisciplinary and intercultural team
  • Responsibility, resilience and reliability

Workplace: Basel
Workload: 100%
Working Time: Regular working hours
Start Date: 20.09.2021
Duration: 1 year (extension maybe)

Your Application
Please apply online. For further information about the position, please contact your Kelly recruiter, Mrs Heidi Arbogast (+41 61 270 80 44).

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