Lab Scientist (m/f)

Purpose

Xpectrum aims to create solutions to guarantee quality, safety and authenticity throughout the food supply chain. Our data science team develops the algorithms to create a working solution based on the metabolic patterns that are detected by our food scientists.

Key Accountabilities

  • Set up multiple experiments in lab environment

  • Execute multiple experiments

  • Take care of logistics and planning (in coordination with project manager) needed to execute all experiments

  • Create relationships with suppliers

  • Collaborate with the scientific team to analyze and define the requirements for each technical / operational set up

  • Be an Xpectrum ambassador towards the outside world

  • Work independently while being part of a multidisciplinary team of scientists, technologists and business profiles.

  • Willingness to travel abroad (limited)

Knowledge, capabilities and experience

  • Laboratory technician or experienced in lab testing

  • Some technical skills are a plus

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Hands on mindset

  • Affinity with or experience in food and retail business is a plus

  • Creative, open-minded individual

  • Excited to work in a start-up environment

  • Fluent spoken English. Fluent in written English is a plus. Skills and abilities in another language (eg Dutch) are a benefit

Place of work: Ghent / Halle (Belgium)

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