Biobank Technician - KB0619

The Biobank Technician is responsible forproper reception, processing, efficient tracking, optimal storage, logistics, handlingand documentation of samples for projects managed at IBBL. Under thesupervision of the Head of Biorepository, he/she is also responsible formaintaining the related laboratory areas, their tidiness and functionality incompliance with quality system requirements.
Rue Louis Rech 1, Entrée B, Dudelange L-3555, Luxembourg
28/06/2019 14:33:44
Key Accountabilities 
  • Receive and process biospecimen samples according to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Work Instruction (WI) related to the work performed.
  • Perform biospecimen samples aliquoting using high throughput automated liquid handling processes.
  • Perform full range of operations in biorepository:

               -  Design of collection kits  and production
                - Consumables ordering and stock management
                - Quality control on incoming specimens and data
                - Recording/inventory of all samples in LIMS or other tools

                - Sample retrievals and/or destructions

                - Packing and shipments in compliance with applicable regulations

                - Use of environmental monitoring system

                - Management of Biorepository equipment (e.g cryoshippers)

  • Work in full respect of SOPs, Work instructions and Internal Documentations
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures in French or English

  • Graduate qualification in a field or discipline relevant to the area of biobanking or Certificate of Advanced Technician (BTS, DUT or ATM), ideally in Biology or related field.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers relative to technical equipment and general office software (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Rigor, attention, high level of accuracy and autonomy Ability to manage flexible missions (multitasks and multi priorities) and flexible hours of work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team building spirit.
  • Competency at lab bench skills.

Desired criteria, assets:

  •  Experience with high throughput automated systems.
  • Previous work experience in an accredited environment  or a blood bank/medical laboratory

Language skill·

  •  Must speak and write French Fluently
  • Must speak and write English (Intermediate level).

1-year fixed-term contract - Full time - Available immediately