Flow cytometry specialist

Posted 02 August 2021
LocationCharleroi, Arrondissement de Charleroi, Hainaut, Walloon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineScience, Life Sciences

Job description

For one of our clients, a global specialty contract research laboratory (CRO) collaborating with the largest pharmaceutical and most prominent biotech companies, Kelly Science is currently recruiting a Flow Cytometry Specialist

Mission: The Flow Cytometry Specialist is responsible to ensure the maintenance and the proper operation of the flow cytometers.

Daily responsibilities:

  • Ensures the maintenance of the flow cytometers in accordance with the established procedures;
  • ensures completion and review of documentation and forms related to the maintenance and operation of flow cytometers;
  • Ensures the proper use of the flow cytometers by all operators;
  • Provides training and mentoring for the flow cytometers users;
  • Acts as a technical expert for cytometry troubleshooting;
  • Interacts with vendors and field service engineers; in case of technical problems, makes appropriate follow-ups with the supplier technical service; ensures appropriate documentation of all malfunctions and technical interventions on the instruments;
  • Acts as technical resource for the acquisition and analysis of cytometry data;
  • Responsible for on-site implementation of multi-site procedures, QC, inter-equipment qualification, and instrument standardization.
  • Manages the proficiency testing program and reports observations to management;
  • Acts as subject matter expert for flow cytometry-related software and instrument validations;
  • Writes procedures as required;
  • Maintains study-related and instrument-related documentation as per GLP/GCLP and regulatory guidance;
  • Participates in the preparation and conduct of client or regulatory body audits;


  • Bachelor or Master in life sciences, preferably in immunology, molecular biology or biochemistry;
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience or equivalent working with cytometer settings as well as multi-parametric flow cytometry analysis;
  • Thorough technical knowledge of cytometer equipment;
  • Thorough technical knowledge of flow cytometer settings, as well as data analysis;
  • Knowledge of proficiency testing programs;
  • Excellent communication skills in French; Good communication skills in English
  • Establishes priorities from among a number of demands;
  • Good knowledge of GLP regulations;
  • Able to work in a multi-tasking environment;
  • Strong computer proficiency in systems such as: FlowJo, Diva, etc;
  • Effective organisational skills, flexibility and ability to prioritise tasks.

Regarding this role, Kelly Services acts as the official mediator. When you decide to apply to this role your personal information will be processed in accordance with Kelly's Privacy Statement.

In keeping with the Law regarding discrimination and equal opportunity in Belgium, Kelly Services welcomes applications from any and all eligible candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.


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Conformément à la loi sur la discrimination et la politique d'égalité des chances en Belgique, Kelly Services accueille les candidatures de tous les candidats éligibles, quels que soient leur origine ethnique, leur sexe, leur handicap, leur religion, leur orientation sexuelle ou leur âge.