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Paleo Taste

Job offer Laboratory Technician

We are seeking a Laboratory Technician to help manage the lab and support our growing R&D team.
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Paleo is a European food ingredient company, aiming at creating an ultimate fish and meat experience without hurting animals. We leverage the most recent scientific advances to reverse-engineer what gives meat and fish their taste, texture and nutritional value, and to produce these ingredients by precision fermentation.

We are seeking a Laboratory Technician to help manage the lab and support our growing R&D team.

Your tasks

  • Prepare sterile media and solutions, and maintain inventory of materials, reagents and consumables;
  • Ensure cleanliness and sterility of glassware;
  • Perform instrument calibration and basic maintenance of benchtop equipment;
  • Assist with general lab housekeeping, including waste disposal and cleaning work areas;
  • Assist with and/or perform varied molecular biology and microbiology assays, including cloning, DNA and protein analysis, microbial cultures, and recombinant protein production, purification and biochemical characterization;
  • Contribute to write SOPs, maintain lab records and QC data;


Your profile

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field (e.g. biology, lab technologies) or equivalent experience.
  • You are accurate, structured, and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • You have good communication skills and problem-solving attitude.
  • You are aware of safety issues in a lab environment. Familiarity with GLP and/or GMP is a strong plus.
  • You have an excellent command of English (orally and in writing). Knowledge of Dutch and/or French is a plus.
  • Proven experience in a similar role in the life science domain (academic or industrial), in particular in food, brewing or bio-pharma manufacturing, is a strong plus.


We offer

A full-time employment contract, and a varied position in a dynamic scientific environment with a clear growth perspective and an inclusive culture.

Start date: as soon as possible


How to apply?

Applications must include a complete CV, a brief motivation letter describing your interests, and contact details of referees.

At Paleo, we are committed to provide an inclusive and equity-driven workplace. We are prepared to adjust the job application process, the job and/or the work environment to enable all applicants to be considered for the position and to perform the job's essential functions.



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