Laboratory Technician Microbiology

Posted 10 May 2022
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife sciences careersQuality Assurance/Safety

Do you have a MLO or HLO degree in microbiology? Do you like teamwork and want to learn the fantastic trade of water treatment?

For our client, a company in quality control of water, hygiene, food and environment, we are looking for a lab technician based in Leiden area.
This is an entry-level position.


  • Performs limited and repetitive laboratory operations (in a laboratory or plant) with direct daily supervision;
  • Duties usually consist of making measurements, performing several routine quantitative and qualitative tests according to standard procedures;
  • Assists in writing experimental reports, summaries, protocols and appropriate documentation in lab notebook;
  • Performs routine and safety program checks and preventive maintenance on instruments;
  • Routine Microbiology testing of water, pulp and paper and deposits using serial dilution, spread plate and pour plate techniques. Microbial enumeration;
  • Data Entry into LIMS;
  • Assisting the Microbiologists and Senior Technicians with Biocide Efficacy Studies and Routine Microbial Identifications.


  • Requires a secondary diploma or equivalent (MLO);
  • Up to two years laboratory technician or closely related experience is preferred;
  • An associate degree/coursework in a related field (e.g. lab technician programs, college coursework in science, technology, engineering or mathematics) may substitute for some experience;
  • Performs work under direct supervision and receives frequent instruction;
  • Works on assignments and performs tests that are semi-routine where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required;
  • Normally reports to a higher-level laboratory technician or the Laboratory Supervisor.

What do we offer

  • Contract via Kelly Services for a period of 6 to 9 months (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: .ASAP
  • An international environment where you can learn a lot in challenging projects

Anissa Beni
T: 023-7111180
When interested please react through the application process with your English resume.

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