Lab Technician Compound Management - Romainville, FR

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville, Paris), the Netherlands (Leiden), Basel (Switzerland), Italy (Milan), Spain (Madrid), Germany (Muchen), UK (London) and in the US (Boston).

We’re in the business of changing lives. In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before. In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities. We want to challenge the impossible. We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters. Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class. In other words, we need you: The ‘make-it-happeners’.


We are looking for a Compound Management Laboratory Technician - Romainville, FR


Our compound management department is responsible for the E2E management of the Galapagos Compound Collection, including the storage, creating solutions, and plating as well as the distribution to our internal discovery teams and our external partners. We work in a high tech & highly automated laboratory.

Your role

  • Preparation of chemical samples in the powder or solution form.Weighing of powders and solubilization of chemical compounds (manual and robotic)Handling our automated platforms: Beckman Biomek I5 & I7 liquid handling robots, HighRes Prime, Zinsser, RTS Tube Auditor, etc.
  • Compound plate preparation in 96, 384 or 1536 well format
  • Inventory management using MOSAIC software
  • Unpacking of packages
  • International shipping (IATA documents and packaging)

Learning the above processes will be done internally by the team.

Job requirements

Who are you?

  • Bachelor's degree or BTS (chemistry/biology profile)
  • Fluent in oral and written communication in English & French
  • Technical competences: at ease with use of automated systems
  • Knowledge of the Windows environment (Explorer, directories, files)
  • Use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams)


What's in it for you?

You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company. As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful. At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.

We are Galapagos : together we can make it happen…!