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Laboratory Trainer for Virological Assays

As Laboratory Trainer you are a multi-talent with excellent didactical skills. In this role you can combine your experience in guiding new technicians in a biological laboratory environment with your eagerness to work international. With your emphasis on virological assays you make sure that technical transfers are implemented in global contract laboratories as smooth as possible. Alternatively, you can be the main enabler of onboarding new technicians in the Netherlands.



Functie omschrijving

As Laboratory Trainer you become a part of a new Business Unit team with a growing number of dedicated trainers, each with their own specialties. Specialisms are Molecular (e.g. NGS), Cell based and Immunological assays.

There are 4 open positions.
Depending on your background and your experience with or willingness to learn a range of these assays you will be involved in:

  • Training technicians from contract laboratories abroad (global)
  • On-boarding own technicians in the laboratories in Rotterdam or Oss area to a level that a trainee can execute the work at a self-supporting level in these laboratories
  • Technical transfers of assays from the laboratory in the Netherlands to a laboratory in Shanghai

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • You will set up training plans that are intuitive and clear
  • You will develop digital trainings (e-learnings)
  • You can obtain and maintain knowledge on assays that need to be trained
  • You have the knowledge to alter (current) processes to fit a laboratory flow
  • You have the knowledge to validate altered processes at an internal site and external laboratory
  • You adhere to stringent protocols according to the quality management system and/or agreements with the clients


  • International travelling and working in other cultures can be part of your job.
  • Being responsible for smooth and successful technical transfers

Profiel kandidaat

You have an excellent service-oriented attitude in business contacts and good communication skills (verbally and written in English). You can work independently, but can also seamlessly shift into a collaboration with different project team members. With your enthusiasm and coaching management style you are able to motivate and stimulate technicians in meeting both personal and company goals. Furthermore, it is important you possess management skills based on project relationships. Keywords applicable to the function are know-how, communication, training, writing skills, project management and quality. And last but not least; flexibility

Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
  • Experience with training and guiding technicians
  • Virology (molecular (NGS), cell-based and/or immunological ) assay experience
  • Project management experience


Our client is a leader in the strongly growing and very dynamic market of diagnostic services companies. As a service organization they offer serological, virus-based and molecular analyses of any type of sample and combine this with a global logistics service network. They have customers from all over the world and their analyses encompass many types of viruses.
Professionalism and high quality standards are hallmarks of the organization.


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