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Danaher Corporation Maintenance Technician (early shift) in Leuven, Belgium

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Technician to join our European facility in Leuven.

Being a Maintenance Technician at IDT is a lot more than just performing maintenance on machines. It also includes working on new installations, project work, work order management and being in contact with external partners. All of that in combination with responsibility and independence to plan your day, taking into account a variety of factors. You also collaborate closely with your fellow associates and ideas for improvement are always appreciated. It's an exciting combination of doing and thinking!

Another appealing aspect is that we offer you the opportunity to change environment constantly: from your desk to your work bench to the labs ...

Does this job, packed with variety and an energetic team spirit draw your attention? Are you totally into electromechanics? Are you good with computers, proficient in Dutch and English and do you like working in an international setting? Then do not hesitate and apply now.


  • Repair and Maintain DNA/RNA Synthesizers, Cleaving Machines, Robots and Laboratory Equipment.

  • Assemble new equipment.

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedure and Work Instruction documents while performing repair, maintenance and assembly procedures.

  • Fill out logs, reports, and forms to document service procedures and calibration data.

  • Inspect work to assure accurate installation, maintenance and repair equipment.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area, routinely putting away tools and throwing out trash.

  • Practice safe working habits, follow safety policies, perform safety checks on equipment and systems, and identify, correct and report potential safety hazards.

  • Requisition and/or purchase supplies, materials, tools, machine parts and other vital equipment.

Job Qualifications

  • High school or Bachelor diploma in a mechanically related field.

  • Mechanical aptitude and general knowledge of mechanical repair techniques.

  • Excellent digital literacy which includes knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Be punctual, maintain a high level of organization and work in a clean way.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Flexible approach.

  • Good at prioritizing things.

  • Communicate in a professional way with customers, associates and management.

  • Awesome teammate who doesn't mind working independently from time to time.

  • Read, write and speak Dutch and English fluently.

  • Lifting up to 25 kg.

  • Bonus qualifications: experience with HPLC instruments / lab experience / technical drawing (CAD) / Forklift certificate / EHBO certificate / electric pallet transporter certificate / SAP basics / HVAC experience.

What do we offer?

An upbeat, 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

  • Full time (40h per week)

  • Meal vouchers of 8 euros per day worked

  • Transportation allowance

  • Smartphone

  • 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 cheerful and highly modern setting.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.