Senior Laboratory Analyst

At AgroCares we are looking for a senior analyst, who will be part of the Golden Standard Laboratory team. The senior analyst will be focusing on the execution and reporting of laboratory activities. The core tasks will be focused on planning and performance of laboratory work, data analysis trending, and reporting, SOP/Documentation writing, plan and execute troubleshooting and assay transfer activities.

Responsibilities

  • Execute experiments in the presence or absence of formalized and structured instructions (e.g. SOPs and protocols) to support optimization, qualification;
  • Design experimental plans under the supervision of a laboratory manager to support the development, qualification, and troubleshooting of existing analytical procedures, as well as the introduction of new analytical techniques;
  • Ensure all laboratory activities are performed according to applicable protocols and follow safety and quality procedures to ensure a safe working environment and high data quality;
  • Perform laboratory associated tasks according to best laboratory practices;
  • Prepare data overviews and reports, including interpretation of results. Suggest next steps in experimental design including rationale for suggestions;
  • Notify superior of all observed deviations in a timely frame and provide input on the possible cause of the deviation and proposed remediation plan;
  • Independently plan their own laboratory work to ensure maximum efficiency while ensuring alignment with overarching deliverables and laboratory resource utilization (e.g. use of lab equipment);
  • Assist junior staff with their planning and coordination of daily activities;
  • Coordinate planning, scheduling activities of (jr.) technicians within the team communication;
  • Write laboratory and technical documentation relevant to or resulting from routine testing (SOPs), writing documents for development, qualification, and transfer activities (protocols, reports) under the supervision of a scientist;
  • Execute activities within his/her area of expertise and experience;
  • Provide improvement suggestions and support the improvement implementation.

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum BSc with 5 years of experience in Environmental Analysis
  • knowledge of soil and/or animal feeding stuff analysis, and hands-on experience
  • Experienced in quality control monitoring
  • Expert in one of the following analytic techniques: mass spectrometry, spectroscopy (UV/VIS, IR, XRF),
  • Working experience in a regulated setting (ISO/GMP), technical documentation writing (SOP, Protocols, Reports), and awareness of ISO 17025 and GLP
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in English, written and verbal including presentation of technically complex data

Terms of employment

  • Employment: Initially for 1 year, realistic long-term opportunities
  • Working hours: 36-40 hours a week
  • competitive salary, including additional benefits

Interested? Apply now by sending your cv and motivation letter to hr@agrocares.com