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R&D- Biotechnology Lab Technician

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Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Gava, B, ES, 8850

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improvethe quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality,performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.

Role: R&D-  Biotechnology Lab Technician  
Location: Spain – Barcelona (Lipotec at Gava) 
Reporting to: R&D - Lipotec Actives Department

 

Purpose:

To give experimental support to the Active Ingredients laboratories comprised in R&D area, executing the procedures according to the current laboratory protocols and established planning. The position will have a strong dedication to fermentation activities (such a fermentation-derived rheology modifier), but we’d expect a generalist lab technician knowledge to enable flexibility to support both the synthesis and analysis laboratories depending on the workloads.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • General laboratory procedures.
  • Culture medium (solid and liquid) preparation.
  • Microorganism culture at Erlenmeyer scale.
  • Synthesis of peptide actives (solid phase/resin cleavage/ion exchange)
  • Vegetable protein hydrolysates
  • Lyophilization of active aqueous solutions
  • Purification techniques (centrifugation/filtration/extraction/dialysis/hidrolysis).
  • Active analysis (colorimetric methods, HPLC knowledge).
  • Perform the experimental work according to the guidelines of the company Health and Safety and ISO policies.

 

REQUIREMENTS – EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS
Successful applicant will have: 

  • FPII/CFGS in chemistry and specific modules in microbiology/biology/biotechnology/analytical chemistry
  • Multidisciplinary team work
  • All-in attitude
  • Precise in the execution 
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel…).
  • English fluency is a plus.


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