We are currently looking for an experienced

LAB TEAM LEADER

 

Job summary:

As Lab Team Leader you will have the responsibility of a wide range of operational activities within Flamac:
– You will be managing a team of lab operators and engineers.
– You will ensure optimum performance and efficiency of our high-throughput platforms. You are able to provide hands-on problem solving
– Together with the Flamac team and subcontractors you will evaluate new concepts and closely follow the different development stages of prototypes, complying with health & safety regulations.
– You will be able to analyse and implement possible new methodologies from stakeholders such as project managers, business developers and customers to design high-throughput automated solutions.
– You will establish regular communication with operations, project, business development to ensure the fulfilment of customer needs.
– You will follow up on KPIs, maintenance contracts and investments.
– You will seek continuous improvement in all responsibilities.

Mandatory skills and qualifications

– You possess a Master’s Degree or PhD in Chemistry / Materials Science / Engineering or equivalent by experience.
– You have an affinity with electro-mechanical engineering and project planning.
– You have experience within a R&D chemical lab environment and applicable good practices.
– You have an eye for quality and safety.
– You have experience in leading a team.
– You are results-driven and can coordinate, prioritise and execute multiple concurrent tasks.
– A thorough knowledge of Dutch and English is required.

Desirable skills and qualifications

– You should be a critical thinker who is both creative and open to new ideas which you can convert into concrete and pragmatic action plans.
– You can develop concepts into reality together with your team and project staff.
– You can work on your own initiative with limited supervision.
– You have good interpersonal skills and you are an excellent communicator.
– Knowledge and interest for software programming (for example Labview) is a plus.

Offer:

As part of a dynamic team, you will be given the opportunity to be a key player in shaping the future of a leading edge research institution. You will benefit from an attractive employee benefits package, with great opportunities for career development. FLAMAC is located in Zwijnaarde, Ghent.

Interested?

Please send your CV to: Mrs. Leen Reynvoet, Technologiepark 903A, 9052 Zwijnaarde or by e-mail: leen.reynvoet@flamac.be