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R&D Lab Technician

Date: Jan 2, 2021

Location: Mortsel, BE

Company: Agfa-Gevaert NV

As a lab technician you develop new membranes for future oriented projects with respect to the European Green Deal roadmap. 

  • You work in a multidisciplinary team where you develop new membranes based on the technology platform available within Agfa.
  • You screen new chemical components in formulations, report and interpret the results of the trials in order to work out the research plan together with the project leader.
  • You improve where possible existing technology and adjust the current chemistry with special regard to efficiency and performance of the current membranes.
  • You establish and maintain the essential contacts with the R&D labs, engineering, manufacturing, application, innovation.
  • Knowledge of electrochemistry or the willingness to develop is a plus.
  • You are able to assemble simple devices for the lab environment to test and process membranes.



  • You have a bachelor's degree in chemistry or material science (or similar through experience).
  • You have knowledge of chemical interactions of materials and you are familiar with physico-chemical material properties.
  • You have good troubleshooting capabilities and think analytically.
  • You work accurately in a structured way, with attention to safety and quality
  • You are a team player proactively collaborating with other members of the project team to realize the project targets.
  • You plan and perform experimental tests without supervisor guidance. Reporting of research results in form of presentations or written project reports.
  • You are customer oriented with regard to internal and external customers.
  • Your Dutch and English is fluent.
  • You have the ability to work Independently.

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