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Danaher Corporation Junior Lab Technician - Large Scale Purifications (late shift) in Leuven, Belgium

We are currently looking for a Junior Lab Technician to join the Large Scale Purifications team during the late shift (1pm-10pm). In the Purifications lab we perform the purification, desalting, concentration, quantification and QC sampling of oligonucleotides. More information on the exact job content you will find below.

Ideally we are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in a science related field. Experience is not required but can be a plus. Good computer skills, fluency in English, punctuality and good multitasking skills are without any doubt very important to perform this job well.


  • Perform the purification, desalting, concentration, quantification and QC sampling of oligonucleotides.

  • Perform NHS ester labeling, manual detritylation of oligonucleotides when required.

  • Operate HPLC’s and other instruments in the lab that are needed to complete the tasks listed above.

  • Assist in the processing and documentation of all orders and projects.

  • Keep all the reagent bottles, pressurized gas cylinders and manifold liquid systems at levels to achieve successful operation.

  • Change waste containers and dispose of waste material.

  • Perform all necessary decontamination procedures.

  • Appropriately document all aspects of production.

  • Fill out all required checklists and perform verification for others when necessary.

  • Assist the shipping and customer service departments with specific oligo related questions.

Job Qualifications

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a science related field.

  • Excellent computer skills which include knowledge of the Internet, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

  • Ability to be on feet a few hours at a time.

  • Ability to adapt to changes in the process.

  • Eager to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Great multi-tasking skills.

  • Interact in a professional manner with customers, employees and management.

  • Ability to work in a group or independently.

  • Read, write and speak English fluently. Other languages are a bonus.

What do we offer?

A young, open minded, international and dynamic environment is where IDT wishes to welcome you. A close follow up and extensive training is how IDT wishes to guide you. As a growing international company, IDT rewards their associates with an attractive compensation and benefits package of which the details are outlined below.

  • Competitive salary

  • 7,5% shift bonus

  • Contract of indefinite duration

  • Full time (40h per week)

  • Hospitalization insurance

  • Group insurance (including pension plan, guaranteed income …)

  • Meal vouchers of 8 euros per day worked

  • Transportation allowance

  • End of year premium

  • Bonus system

  • Up to 32 days of time off per year

Interested? Well, there’s more! To realize IDT’s potential, they invest in your potential. Opportunities will cross your path, enabling you to develop your career the way you want it.

All this within a pleasant and highly modern setting.

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