Assay Automation and Data Management Technician

Location Leiden, Gemeente Leiden, South Holland
Discipline: Pharmaceutical
Job type: Temporary/Freelance
Contact name: Beata Wydurska

Contact email:
Job ref: 13745
Published: 14 days ago
One of our pharmaceutical client in Leiden has an opening for a Assay Automation and Data Management Technician. We are looking for someone with experience with laboratory automation systems. A person who has analytical mindset, is good organized and self-awareness.
General responsibilities:
  • Organize, perform, and document regular maintenance of automated systems and all related equipment
  • Communicate with external vendors and service providers, schedule and oversee their visits
  • Develop validation methods for integrated instruments
  • Manage automation labs and critical supplies, maintain compliance according to quality management system
  • Day-to-day support of automated sample testing including on-demand troubleshooting
  • Write and maintain documentation (e.g. work instructions, standard operation procedure)
  • Design templates and data entry forms, enhance functionality using scripts and macros
  • Improve existing workflows and templates based on feedback from Scientists and Research Assistants
  • Link data from different workflows to further automate data management and analysis
  • Key user of laboratory information system(s) supporting automation
  • MBO3 or higher, in the field of Mechatronics / Systems / Electronics / Electrical engineering
  • Programming skills: VBA for Excel, R, working knowledge of SQL (required), NET (preferred)
  • Problem solving & analytical thinking, flexible
  • Written and oral (presenting) communication skills in English as the job entails teamwork within a diverse and global organization
  • Team player, driven, self-motivated, independent
  • Well organized, precise, quality oriented
  • Self-awareness, you can provide and receive feedback in a constructive way. You make yourself part of discussions and easily connect with people.
  • Life science / Laboratory experience is not required, but it is considered as a plus.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ work experience preferably in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with laboratory automation systems
  • Quality management systems such as GCLP and GMP
  • Project planning and execution
Project start date
Project duration
1 year with possibility for permanent placement
If you’re interested in the above description, please apply with your CV.
PS: Did you also know that we offer a generous referral scheme, because great people know other great people, right?
For further information, please contact Beata Wydurska at +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or by email at