Laboratory Technician

23-10-2020 braine-l'alleud
company profile

Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company focusing on creating value for people living with neurology and immunology.

job description

You have at least 2 years experience in a biopharmaceutical industry as Laboratory Technician. You have experience in HPLC and spectrophotometer

Don't hesitate to contact me :

The Biologics Pilot Plant is manufacturing biological Drug Substance for human use, and is a multiproduct facility, with several different products/manufacturing campaigns per year.  

The mission consists of operational and analytical support to the Biologics Pilot Plant, with special focus on, but not limited to, analytical support to the In-Process Control team as well as supporting the implementation of improvements to SOPs and process related documents (sampling plans, batch records, check-lists, ...)

The role includes primarily, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Routinely perform analytical testing of IPCs, to ensure a timely monitoring of the GMP and non-GMP process as well as various GMP and non-GMP process samples for understanding of the manufacturing process and relevant product quality attributes => sometimes work in 14-22h (2-3x/month) and week-ends (4-5x/year)
  • Troubleshoot and solve analytical issues on the techniques run in the laboratory
  • Prepare documentation (procedures, protocols, reports, sampling plans, batch records)
  • Be involved in the transfer/co-covalidation of analytical methods from other laboratories
  • Demonstrate ability to analyse data, with good attention to detail
  • Record and double-check analytical data
  • Openly exchange results, observations, and possible improvements 
  • Present/discuss results in project team meetings    
  • Contribute in the implementation of new technologies where appropriate
  • Train process operators in performing simple in process analytical procedures on the production floor
  • Follow the procedures in place as well as the HSE rules in the laboratory
  • Work according the agreed timelines
  • Highlight any atypical result or out of specification results according to the established procedures
  • Ensure the maintenance and qualification of some analytical equipment
  • Contribute to the logistics in the lab (reagent ordering, etc)
  • Ensure lab activities are compliant with the GMP procedures (SEM monitoring, 5S…)
  • Keep the lab tidy and organized

your contribution

  • At least 2 years experience
  • Technical knowledge of protein structure and function, and the analytical techniques required to study them.
  • Experience in the operation of, and the analysis with the following analytical equipment: HPLC (Empower), spectrophotometer, electrophoresis, pH-meter, conductivity-meter, osmometer, ELISA, qPCR
  • Strong laboratory skills 
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze data, with good attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and to organize and communicate large amounts of data
  • Demonstrate a proactive, flexible and reactive mindset.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with good French and English skills, as the post holder will be liaising with colleagues from international sites (Braine, Slough)
  • Flexibility : shifts --> sometimes work in 14-22h (2-3x/month) and week-ends (4-5x/year)

what do we offer?

We offer an attractive salary with extra-legal advantages : 

  • Group insurance
  • Hospitalisation insurance
  • Meal vouchers of 7 euros gross per working day
  • Reimbursement km or company car 
  • Monthly allowance (50 euros net per month)
  • A 13th month
  • Training
  • Etc

A rate as freelance is also possible.

lab technician (m/f)
employment type
full time, freelance
contract type
immediate permanent employments
your Randstad contact
Aurélia Sautière 02 474 60 16
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