Senior Technician Genetics

Werkgever CLS Services
Plaats Delft
Provincie Zuid-Holland
Land Nederland
Dienstverband Voltijd (> 36 uur)
Contract Tijdelijk
Plaatsingsdatum donderdag 11 oktober 2018

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CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and career coaching of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences. For our client, DSM Food Specialties BV, we are searching for a Senior Technician Genetics.

Company profile
DSM Food Specialties is a leading global supplier of food enzymes, cultures, taste and health ingredients and other specialties for the many of the leading global and local dairy, baking, beverages and savory food brands. Over 400 scientists are committed each day to find new science-based innovations, building on more than a hundred years’ experience in enzyme and fermentation technology. Their people are driven by optimism – a belief that through innovations in food technology, solutions are possible and actionable and many of their customers involve them closely in their product development and production process to help them solve challenges by combining the possibilities of science with their dedication and application knowledge.

DSM Food Specialties develops, produces, markets ingredients and processing aids for the Dairy, Baking, Beverage, Cultures, Test & Preservation, Savoury and Nutritional Markets.
The Business Group consists of the Business Units Enzymes Solutions, Cultures, Food and Crop Protection, Savory Ingredients and Hydrocolloids, the DSM Biotechnology Center and a number of staff departments and excellence centers.
DSM Biotechnology Center (DBC) is the center for biotechnological Research and Development (R&D) within the innovation driven company DSM. DBC is focused on the creation of new and improved products and processes for the internal business units of DSM like DSM Food Specialties (DFS), DSM Nutritional Products (DNP), DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals (DSPN), Emerging Business Areas for DSM such as DSM Biobased products and Services (DBPS), DSM Biomedical or Specialty Packaging

Job description
As a senior technician in the BioFab team you will be joining a group of professionals that work at the interface of molecular biology, screening and robotics. By using high-throughput (HT) techniques we improve strain performance in projects that use a variety of microorganisms for the production of diverse products.
In your role as senior technician, you will perform and contribute to research projects to guarantee the best results at the lowest costs.

Your responsibilities will be:
  • Facilitate the screening of a variety of microorganisms to produce different biomolecules;
  • Utilize automated liquid handling and custom software to run (as well as create) automated screening workflows;
  • Independently prepare and perform experimental work in a safe and effective way in the framework of strain development and screening;
  • Take care of the laboratory equipment that you use;
  • Interpret, analyze and report the results of the HT experiments;
  • Keep up with developments in your field of expertise and contribute to the professional know-how of the department.

Who we're looking for
The Ideal candidate has a BSc. in the area of microbiology, molecular biology / genetics or biotechnology with at least 1-2 years of working experience. MSc. will be seen as overqualified. You have experience with microbiological screening, preferably with fungi, yeast and bacteria. Are you enthousiastic about robotics and technology? Do you have affinity to setting up and managing lab automation workflows? Are you experienced with programming of TECAN robotic equipment or do you have affinity to data-management? This might be the position for you!
We are looking for candidates who can take initiative and like to learn and work in an innovative laboratory environment. You are result oriented, a real team player and a good communicator in English.

Additional vacancy information
Contract:Projectmatig dienstverband met CLS Services
Contactperson:Jan Paul Favier
+31 (0)31 (0)88 22 77 555


Opleiding HBO
Ervaring Starter (0 - 3 jaar)


Interested? Send us a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form. (Please use button *Direct solliciteren*)
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For more information please contact Jan Paul Favier at +31 (0)31 (0)88 22 77 555


As a dynamic company CLS Services is dedicated to recruiting top level professionals in chemistry and life sciences. Clients appreciate our professionalism, flexibility and ability to come up with tailor-made solutions for any specialist function. Founders and directors Jan Paul Favier and René Kemps both have relevant technical backgrounds and extensive experience in high-level recruitment in the CLS Services sector. In short time we have built up an impressive track record and now serve multinationals as well as smaller and more specialized biotech, chemical, pharmaceutical and food companies.

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