Microbiology Laboratory Technician needed Switzerland

Serial No: 125883
Location: Genf, Switzerland - View on map

Skills Provision is searching for a Microbiology Laboratory Technician for a company in Switzerland.

The employing company is an independent laboratory offering testing services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries.

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Position: Permanent

Lab Technician


Salary & Benefits

  • 105,000 CHF p/a
  • Benefits package available


The Role

  • Providing support as needed to study directors in their efforts to ensure that routine testing submitted by clients is completed within established parameters governing turnaround time and quality specifications.
  • Work together with staff to ensure that all reasonable client requests pertaining to the conduct of a given test are met in a timely and ultimately effective manner.
  • Participate in company-wide projects designed to improve services.
  • Participate in creating and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork throughout the laboratory.
  • Assist study directors in specific tasks related to the conduct of a given test or group of tests.
  • Perform general tasks essential to a clean and efficient microbiology lab.
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to train on applicable general SOP’s pertaining to the microbiology department.
  • Participate as needed in departmental efforts directed toward equipment maintenance and calibration.
  • Assume the role of study director for certain microbiology.
  • Participation in general staff training sessions as these are scheduled.



  • Degree in a relevant science
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in a laboratory setting
  • Knowledge of basic microbiology preferred.
  • Basic maths skills required.
  • Solid grasp of basic scientific language required.
  • Computer proficiency preferred.
  • Must become proficient in aseptic technique.
  • Must become proficient in preparing various media.
  • Must become proficient with all documentation.
  • Must become proficient at using and maintaining equipment used in microbiology lab (incubators, refrigerators, freezers, balances, pipettors, etc.).
  • Fluent in English.
  • Must be able to cooperate well with others and work as part of a team.


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