The main responsibilities of the Flow Cytometry Technician are to prepare cytometers for the daily experiments as per appropriate SOP / CSP (Daily QC and settings) and to perform the maintenance and the Quality Control of the equipment.
Prepares cytometers for the daily experiments as per appropriate SOP / CSP (Daily QC and experiment settings);
Supports and trains the operators for cytometer utilization;
Supports operators for sample acquisition and cytometer troubleshooting;
Performs the cytometer maintenance (monthly clean, baseline) and quality controls as per appropriate SOP / CSP;
Manages the stock of cytometry-specific reagents;
Prepares the compensation controls (Compbeads, FCBeads);
Prepares study-specific flow cytometry documentation;
Participates to inter-site application settings transfers and to the inter-equipment qualification;
Maintains study-related documentation as per appropriate SOP / CSP and regulatory guidance.
Other responsibilities : Performs other duties as assigned.
Special conditions of the current position
Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in BSL2 environment.
Employee is personally responsible for following Caprion Health and Safety guidelines / instructions.
B.Sc. (or equivalent qualifications) in life sciences, preferably in immunology, molecular biology, or biochemistry.
A minimum of 1 year of experience or equivalent working with cytometer hardware and software.
Knowledge and skill requirements
Good knowledge of BD FACSDiva and BD FACSuite software;
Good knowledge of cytometer settings;
Proactive and autonomous in the conduct of the work;
Attention to details : Committed to achieve good quality work;
Effective organizational skills, flexibility and ability to prioritize tasks.