Lab technician

Maastricht | 40 uur | Detacheren

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As a Laboratory Technician R&D for the New Developments Competence Center you will be carrying out lab research work which includes several different testing methods. For most of them all procedures/protocols are written out, however you will also be involved in writing new testing protocols and improving existing ones. In this position you will be member of a dynamic development team consisting of other lab technicians and PhD researchers. You will present the results of your lab work and give advice to your colleagues.

Key result areas:

  • Research under supervision to physical and chemical mechanisms in order to simplify and optimize the current technology
  • Ability to quickly learn and operate lab equipment
  • Execution of analysis according to Standard Procedure and interpretation of the results
  • Methods development under supervision and implementation of the methods to the routine analysis
  • Knowledge of handling chemicals in a safe manner
  • Flexibility in supporting different research teams
  • Ability to work in short-term projects as well as long-term ones and switch between tasks and to handle abrupt changes in the project


  • Bachelor (Bsc) with a Analytical Chemistry background (chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or materials science)
  • A hands-on mentality, who's very pro-active, willing to learn but is also familiar with (lab) coating and characterization techniques: Blade/rod coating, extrusion, barrier testing, pH- measurement, UV-Vis, FT-IR, titration, zeta potential, conductivity
  • Preferably knowledge and hands-on experience on (nano)cellulosic and coating materials
  • Industry experience is preferred but not a necessity
  • Ability in providing reports, following organizational and planning directions in a reliable way
  • Very dedicated and precise who has good planning and organizational skills. Since we are developing very fast within our group, flexibility and adaptation to a dynamic environment is essential



Uren per week

40 uur


Guy Franssen
Kloosterraderstraat 20, 6460 AC Kerkrade
Telefoonnummer: +31 (0)45 – 56 39 800