Posted: 29 June 2020

Technician Genetics (on hold)

Location: Delft, The Netherlands
Hours: 40

Technician Genetics

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.

The Challenge

In your role as technician genetics you will perform and contribute to research projects to guarantee the best results at the lowest costs. By using (HT) screening techniques, you independently prepare and perform experimental work in a safe and effective way in the framework of strain development and screening.

You are able to interpret, analyse and report the results of these experiments and you take care of the laboratory equipment that you use. Being a professional you keep up with developments in your field of expertise and contribute to the professional know-how of the department. You will also fulfil different team roles.

The Ideal

You are a professional through education in the area of microbiology, molecular biology / genetics or biotechnology at a bachelors level. You have at least two years of experience with microbiological screening, preferably with fungi, yeast and bacteria. Experience with laboratory automation and data-management is an advantage, as well as your knowledge of molecular biology. We are looking for people with plenty of initiative and who like to learn and work in multidisciplinary teams in an innovative laboratory environment. You combine through problem analysis with practical judgment and creativity. Your personality can be described as result oriented and flexible. You are a real team player, a good communicator, fluent in the Dutch as well in in the English language.

The Reward

We offer a challenging job with many opportunities for personal input; plenty of room for discussions with fellow professionals and open and pleasant atmosphere. Terms and conditions of employment as well as fringe benefits are up to market standards. Salary depends on your education and experience.

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