Junior System Engineer

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Are you interested in working in a young company that brings together high-tech engineering and complex cell culture models for drug safety and efficacy testing? Do you enjoy working on unique projects for customers or internal R&D? Then we would like to get in touch with you.

Sync Biosystems was founded in 2022 with the aim to bring Microphysiological Systems to real-world applications. We strongly believe that with high tech engineering we can improve current in vitro assays and make drug testing and disease modelling easier and more reliable. We create a bridge between in vitro biology, microfluidics and mechatronics by introducing precise control, (pharma)kinetics, and automation to existing assays without increasing the complexity of cell culture protocols.

About Demcon

Each one of our companies differentiates itself in its own domain with unique expertise and skills. This way they help customers improve their performance and achieve more. On the basis of their passion for technology our companies are able to combine forces. By sharing knowledge and working together we increase our social impact. Sync Biosystems is a developer of technologies and applications for organs-on-chips and microphysiological systems.

What are you going to do?

We are an enthusiastic, skilled, and committed team in which everyone can make a decisive contribution. We are part of the Demcon group and work together closely with their engineering teams. Located at the Leiden Bio Science Park, we are surrounded by over 150 big and small Life Science & Health companies

The main interest of the team is to perform services and develop applications using our microfluidic technology in combination with different 2D/3D cell culture (disease) models. As a system engineer you will be designing, implementing and testing mechatronic and fluidic (sub-) systems intended for cell culture experiments. In the lab, you will also provide operational support to cell biologists working with the system. Strong analytical capabilities combined with an autonomous mindset and the ability to offer pragmatic solutions are essential. You will be working side-by-side with cell culture scientists, giving you the opportunity to step outside of your engineering comfort zone. 

What do you bring to the table?

Master’s degree in engineering or life sciences. With 0-3 years of experience in systems or process engineering, involving software and hardware implementations for life science products 

Proven biotech application knowledge 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Experience in and success with influencing and working through others to achieve results within in a complex matrix organization

What do we offer you?

At Sync Biosystems we value a nice and positive workplace. For example, we have good coffee and there is free fresh fruit waiting for you every week. There is also a lot of personal attention and we discourage overtime because we know how important home is.

Furthermore, you can count on, among other things:

A good, market-based salary

31 days off and 8% vacation allowance

A good pension plan at Zwitserleven

The opportunity to follow training and courses through the Demcon Academy so you can further develop your knowledge

A laptop and telephone from work

A bicycle plan

Active personnel association (monthly activities such as drinks and an annual Demcon weekend) and annual sporting events

Do you have any questions about this position?

Do you have any questions about this position? We will be happy to answer them. Call to Hessel Edelijn (Corporate Recruiter) at 088 115 2000

Have we aroused your interest for this position ? Then we look forward to receiving your cv. You can apply via the application button.

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application procedure.

Does this vacancy appeal to you and are you curious about the application process? This goes as follows:

1. Apply
You have applied! We will discuss it internally and respond as soon as possible.
2. Phone call
We got acquainted briefly and want to get to know each other better.
3. First call
See if there is a match from both sides and if the expectations are correct.
4. Second call
We investigate a possible collaboration more closely.
5. Offer
We both see the match! Let’s make you a suitable proposal.
6. Contract
Your response to the offer is positive. We are going to finalize the collaboration!