Biology laboratory technician / biologielaborant

  • Aarau
  • Syngenta
As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs. Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting. From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold. Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland. We are currently seeking a Biology Laboratory Technician / Research Scientist for the Insect Control team based at Syngentas Research Centre in Stein, Switzerland. In this role, you will carry out various bioassay experiments with arthropods at different scales from lab to controlled climate chambers and greenhouses to support research projects. You will join an experienced, motivated team and work within a striving and continuously changing environment.Biology Laboratory Technician / Biologielaborant (m/f/d) Job description: The Biology Laboratory Technician / Biologielaborant (m/f/d): Is fully responsible to independently plan, perform, and report standard and non-standard tasks consisting of related steps and processes in discussion with scientific experts Records test data, enters data in systems using appropriate software and methods Records and communicates abnormalities and errors Documents experiments and test results and carries out first interpretation of data Is responsible for cleanliness, functionality, security and usage of task related equipment, rooms, and laboratories Is responsible for organization of own laboratory and greenhouse work Further develops testing methods /applications Drives for optimally high quality and efficiency in a given range of responsibility Seeks for continuous improvement Is open to new ideas and technology and actively proposes improvements May work in indication specific operational projects to improve efficiency and efficacy Ensures compliance of HSE (health, safety and environment) to Syngenta standards, encourage and propagate best practice especially in the area of biosafety. Required profile: Apprenticeship in Agrobiology or other technical discipline / BMS or BSc in agrobiology disciplines or equivalent professional education Good English knowledge written and spoken (Level B2 or above) 2-3 years of experience in lab position Open-minded personality, good team player What we offer: We offer a variety of financial and non-financial benefits including: We offer a position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment A superb working environment at our Global Research Center in Stein with well-equipped laboratories with an open culture and diverse workforce The opportunity to work with and learn from highly qualified and experienced employees and gain scientific and technical excellence Learning culture (Together we Grow) and wide range of training options You will profit from a competitive pension fund plan, attractive bonus system, onsite doctor, fitness room, canteen, and other benefits (Family friendly initiatives, Child and Family allowance) Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested? We look forward to receiving your online application including all relevant documents (cover letter, CV, diploma, certificates).