Genomics Laboratory Technician

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von: Nestlé Operational Services Worldwide SA | localité: LausanneN: NestlOperationalServicesWorldwideSA

Position Snapshot

Location: Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Institute: Institute of Food Safety & Analytical Sciences
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contract: Permanent contract

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What we offer at Nestlé

Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
Modern "smart office" locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
Dynamic international working environment
Attractive additional benefits

Position Summary

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 1000 people and is comprised of five Nestlé Institutes: Food Sciences, Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences, Packaging Sciences, and Agricultural Sciences. For an overview of our research activities follow this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website. Please follow us on Nestlé R&D on LinkedIn.

Learn more about the Institute of Food Safety & Analytical Sciences here: Nestlé Institute of Food Safety & Analytical Sciences.

We are looking for a Genomics Laboratory Technician to generate genomics data (genome and transcriptome, using sequencing, PCR or microarray technologies), and evaluate and develop new analytical methods, in alignment with the mission of the Genomics Group.

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don't miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context.

A Day in the Life of a Genomics Laboratory Technician

  • Organize and perform experiments based on genomics technologies such as short and long read sequencing, PCR and microarrays, with reporting (from extraction to data production, with automation or manual pipetting).
  • Develop, evaluate, and/or benchmark new genomics methods and/or technologies.
  • Provide reports and analysis information to support decision making regarding new genomics technologies.

What will make you successful

  • CFC or equivalent in molecular biology/laboratory work.
  • 3 + years of experience in Genomics laboratory environment.
  • Experience in Next Generation Sequencing.
  • Understanding of scientific projects and biology.
  • Experience in molecular biology assays and genomics (sequencing) technologies.
  • Experience with LIMS/ELN would be a plus.
  • Experience with automation/liquid handling devices would be a plus.
  • Networking skills paired with ability to work in team.
  • Open, flexible and creative.
  • Fluent in English.

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win. We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people's lives that we touch every single day.

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