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Integrated DNA Technologies

Junior Quality Management Systems Administrator

Company description

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is an American company of which the European branch is based in Heverlee. IDT’s core business is the production of short DNA strands called oligonucleotides, which can be used for various purposes like diagnostic tests for breast cancer or AIDS, research to discover new drugs and producing safer and more plentiful agricultural products.

Job description

We are currently looking for a Quality Management Systems Administrator to join the current team. It is a versatile function in which you will have to deal with the many aspects of quality in the office and the labs. You will be assisting in internal and external audits, following up on deviations and nonconformances of the quality and safety prescriptions, helping in coming up with possible enhancements of the safety (prescriptions) and wellbeing at work etc.
It is therefore important to perform your work accurately, to have good organizational skills, to treat information in a confidential way and to set an example for other employees.
Apart from that you are a strong communicative person: you will be training new employees regularly and sending out communications to large groups of employees. From that perspective it is important to master both Dutch and English orally and written since these are the operating languages in the company. Also good computer skills are vital for this function.
Ideally you have a bachelor’s degree in a science related field. Having some knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and/or ISO 14001 is a plus.
Last but not least: you are willing to follow the required trainings in order to being able to assist in cleaning up a spill and provide medical first aid.



Assist the Director Quality & Safety with various Quality & Safety related tasks.

Help with managing the Quality System and our internal systems.

Helping with Internal Audits.

Help maintaining the Nonconformances & Deviations.

Help with improving our training system.

Help improving the safety system and safety tours.

Help improve and maintain Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) in the CLP/REACH.

Assist with the implementation of the regulation regarding wellbeing at work as well as active thinking how new legislations can be implemented.

You will help with communication/awareness of Safety and Quality in the company.

Help with the orientation of new employees in the company.

Treat information acquired during execution of job functions as strictly confidential.

Adhere to all company policies including those regarding security, passwords and confidentiality.

Perform other duties as specified by management and report any problems to the Director Quality & Safety.

Be a member of the internal Spill response Team (Blue Team), First Aid Team, Safety Committee.

Be aware of the quality and environmental policy and contribute to achieving quality and environmental goals by following all related procedures and work instructions. And by doing so adhere to the requirements of the ISO 9001, 13485 and 14001 standards applied within the company, where applicable.


Searched Profile

Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a Science related field or equivalent job experience.

Knowledge of ISO 9001 / ISO 13485 / ISO 14001 is an advantage.

Excellent computer skills which would include knowledge of the Internet, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

Capable of making administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.

Must be punctual, and maintain a high level of organization.

Must possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt to changes in the process.

Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.

Must be able to interact in a professional manner with customers, employees and all levels of management.

Must be able to work in a group and/or independently.

Must be able to read, write and speak English and Dutch fluently.

Must be able to lift 20 kg.

Must be able to be on feet a few hours at a time.

Must be able to work over 40 hours per week, if required.

We offer

Contract of indefinite duration

Full-time (40h per week), flexible working hours

Market-based compensation

Meal vouchers

Group insurance

Hospitalization insurance

Up to 32 days of vacation per year.

You will work in team in a fast growing successful company.

A pleasant young environment with the possibility of training.

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