Flow Cytometry Technician (SA)


Stellenbosch, South Africa (Fulltime)

Flow Cytometry Technician (SA)

Focus on DNA content

Do you have experience in flow cytometry? Do you like to perform routine procedures within respective discipline? We are looking for a Flow Cytometry Technician with affinity for the green sector.

What are you going to do as Flow Cytometry Technician

As a Flow Cytometry Technician, you are part of the Biotechnology Applications Cell and Tissue culture Department. One of your main tasks is conducting analysis, which mainly focus on DNA content Flow Cytometry. You are responsible for reporting, managing the results, the development and updating research protocols. Next to that standardisation, digitalisation and automation are important areas in this position to optimise laboratory processes. Together with your colleagues you are responsible for a healthy and safe work environment.

In this position, you will report to the Process Manager.

Your power

As an employee of Enza Zaden you are flexible, accurate and able to show initiative. You like to work on routine processes. You have a great affinity for automation and process optimisation. You are innovative with an entrepreneurial, results-oriented and hands-on mentality. You enjoy working in an environment with high quality standards, are a real team player, deadline driven, and are able to work independently with the supervision of a scientist.

In short you:

  • have a relevant degree or National diploma in Biotechnology (or equivalent);
  • have proven 3-5 years’ experience in flow cytometry;
  • have affinity for devices and a digital mindset;
  • have affinity for horticulture/agronomy;
  • have good communication skills in English;
  • have a valid driver’s license and own transport.

Our power

Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers. In order to explain this properly (and as briefly as possible) we have made an animation.

For more than 80 years we are working with the best that nature offers. We support this with state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. That is really necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes up 6 to 10 years.

The results? Strong, healthy, tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer.

Our strength? More than 2000 passionate colleagues worldwide working together on the vegetables of tomorrow. Therefore, we continuously invest in knowledge and skills with our Enza Academy and under the flag of enzActive we organise various sports activities to stay healthy.

Please, send your application to our HR department, via the button below. More information:

Annemarie Weening, Recruiter, +31 62970 6834

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated