Business Intern – Life Sciences

Business Intern – Life Sciences

Location: Delta Life Science, Rotterdam Science Tower

Role(s)

Are you a highly ambitious student with a keen interest in life sciences and a drive to make a real impact? We are seeking two motivated and responsible interns to join our team. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience while working directly with the CEO in a fast-paced environment. You’ll be involved in critical projects, contributing to our company’s growth and launching our first instrument. This role carries significant responsibility and accountability, making it ideal for someone eager to learn, grow, and take on challenges within the industry. We are currently looking for two candidates who will work together to ensure smooth operations. One candidate will focus on internal matters working closely with the research team and operations, while the other position will focus more on external affairs and work closely with Marketing and Business Development.

Why this internship?

At Delta Life Science, you’ll be at the heart of a company revolutionizing biosensing technology. It’s more than an internship; it’s a chance to make a meaningful impact on the future of biosensing and be part of something entirely new. You’ll work closely with our CEO, gaining insights into the strategic decision-making processes of a high-growth company. This role will help you develop skills needed in real-world business, and at the same time, you’ll contribute to a real solution.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaise directly with the CEO, supporting various projects and working with different departments.
  • Assisting with the launch of our first instrument and supporting various tasks that will help grow the company.
  • Coordinating meetings, managing schedules, and organizing events.
  • Handle communications, both internal and external, professionally and efficiently.
  • Support the team in translating Delta’s research into business

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a business degree (e.g.Commercial Economy, Business Administration) with an interest in Life Sciences or vice versa.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • A proactive and flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, quick on their feet, and stress-resistant.
  • Interest in life sciences is a plus.

Perks:

  • Direct interaction and mentorship from the CEO.
  • Helping to launch novel biosensing technology and research.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Paid internship over 5-6 months with the potential for future opportunities at Delta Diagnostics.

Our Values

At Delta Life Science, we build on trust and deliver on promises, making reliability and honesty the cornerstones of our culture. We foster open-mindedness, embrace diversity, and nurture respect to create a collaborative and innovative environment.

How to apply

If you are a driven student eager to contribute to a leading biosensing company and gain invaluable experience, we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this internship to hr@deltadiagnostics.nl. We will be conducting interviews over the next two weeks.

About Delta Life Science

Delta Life Science is revolutionizing the biosensing industry by making high-performance, label-free technology accessible to all researchers, regardless of their institution’s size or budget. Leveraging photonic integrated circuit-based biosensors, we aim to democratize biosensing, accelerating research by a factor of 4 and reducing costs by a factor of 5.

As a spin-off from TNO, we’ve grown a dedicated, diverse team operating from the Rotterdam Science Tower, and are set to launch ouw first instrument in June 2024.

Delta Life Science is committed to making biosensing technology affordable and fast, ensuring that researchers everywhere can contribute to discoveries. This vision is not just a promise; it’s a transformative step towards a future where every researcher has the tools to innovate and impact the world.

Medior System Engineer

Location: Enschede, The Netherlands

Employment Type: 0.8 – 1 FTE

Experience: Minimum 3 years

About Delta Diagnostics:

Delta Diagnostics is a leading developer of cutting-edge life-science research instruments based on photonic integrated circuit technology that was invented at TNO – The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research. With a strong commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and vastly accelerating the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests, Delta Diagnostics is at the forefront of innovation, developing state-of-the-art label-free biosensors that empower researchers and healthcare professionals worldwide. We aim to deliver highly reliable, efficient, and user-friendly instruments that enable researchers to unravel the complexities of biological samples and accelerate scientific breakthroughs.

We are dedicated to creating instruments that not only provide accurate and precise results but also streamline workflows, saving researchers valuable time and resources. Our ultimate goal is to contribute to the improvement of global healthcare by facilitating the development of innovative diagnostic tools and accelerating the development of new drugs.

Join us at Delta Diagnostics as we embark on this exciting journey of discovery and innovation, where your expertise and passion can make a significant impact on scientific advancements and patient care. Together, let’s shape the future of life-science research and diagnostics.

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented and experienced Systems Engineer to join our rapidly growing dynamic team at Delta Diagnostics. As a Systems Engineer, you will play a key role in the development of the next generation label-free biosensing instruments that will accelerate life-science research. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in systems engineering, with a focus on the development of complex instruments used in the life sciences field, and thrives in a dynamic scale-up environment in which every individual plays a significant role in shaping the success of a company.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define system requirements and specifications for life-science research instruments analyzing liquid samples or in vitro diagnostic devices.
  • Manage subcontractors and suppliers involved in the development of the instruments
  • Design and develop system architectures, subsystems, and components, ensuring alignment with project objectives and technical requirements.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and risk assessments to identify potential issues and propose effective solutions.
  • Implement and integrate software modules or microfluidic components into the overall system design.
  • Conduct system testing and verification activities to ensure functionality, performance, and reliability.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues during the development and testing phases.
  • Generate detailed technical documentation, including system requirements, design specifications, and test protocols.
  • Stay updated with target user needs, industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies relevant to life-science research instruments and contribute to the development of our own product roadmap.

Requirements:

  • Master’s or PhD degree in Engineering, Bioengineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the development of life-science research instruments analyzing liquid samples or in vitro diagnostic devices.
  • Strong understanding of systems engineering principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in designing and integrating complex systems, including mechanical, electrical, optical, microfluidic and software components.
  • Familiarity with software development methodologies and programming languages is a plus.
  • Experience with microfluidic systems or related technologies would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and standards applicable to life-science research (ROU) instruments is preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with team members, stakeholders, and external partners.

We offer competitive compensation, a stimulating scale-up environment, and opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are passionate about developing innovative life-science research instruments and have the required expertise, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@deltadiagnostics.nl.

Delta Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

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Operations Manager

Location: Rotterdam or Enschede, The Netherlands

Employment Type: 0.8 FTE

Experience: > 5 years

About Delta Diagnostics:

Delta Diagnostics is a leading developer of cutting-edge life-science research instruments, utilizing photonic integrated circuit technology pioneered at TNO – The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research. Our commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and accelerating the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests places us at the forefront of innovation. We specialize in state-of-the-art, labelfree biosensors designed to empower researchers and healthcare professionals worldwide. Our goal is to deliver reliable, efficient, and user-friendly instruments that help researchers decode the complexities of biological samples and fast-track scientific breakthroughs.
We create instruments that not only ensure accurate and precise results but also streamline workflows,
saving researchers valuable time and resources. Our ultimate mission is to enhance global healthcare by
developing innovative diagnostic tools and expediting the creation of new drugs.

 

Job Description:

As an Operations Manager, you will play a key role in managing and optimizing our supply chain, operations, and purchasing activities to ensure the success of our organization. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with strong organizational skills and a background in supply chain, operations, and purchasing management within the life science industry

 

Responsibilities:

• Innovate Supply Chain Strategies: Develop and implement supply chain strategies to boost efficiency, reduce costs, and guarantee the timely delivery of essential materials and products.

• Master Supplier Relations: Engage with suppliers to negotiate advantageous contracts, ensure best performance, and swiftly resolve any issues or discrepancies.

• Optimize Inventory: Strategically manage inventory levels to maintain optimal stock while minimizing excess and reducing carrying costs.

• Drive Purchasing Excellence: Lead the purchasing process from sourcing top-tier suppliers and obtaining competitive quotes to issuing purchase orders and tracking timely deliveries.

• Foster Cross-Functional Synergy: Collaborate seamlessly with product development, laboratory, business development, and SHEQ teams to synchronize supply chain activities with our overarching business goals.

• IT Services: Collaborate with IT stakeholders and responsible for IT related processes including ERP implementation and optimization

• Embrace Data-Driven Decisions: Leverage your analytical prowess to interpret data, identify trends, and make informed, data-driven decisions that propel our operations forward.

• Champion Problem Solving: Utilize your problem-solving skills to proactively identify and resolve challenges, ensuring smooth and efficient supply chain operations.

• Adapt and Thrive: Navigate changing priorities and dynamic business needs with agility and a proactive mindset in our fast-paced startup environment.

 

Our offer:

We provide a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative and fast-growing company at the forefront of life-science technology. Here’s why you should join us:

• Stimulating Environment: Experience the dynamic and exciting atmosphere of a scale-up company, where your contributions make a real impact.

• Professional Growth: We are committed to your professional development, offering ample opportunities for growth and career advancement.

• Competitive Compensation: We recognize and reward your expertise and hard work with a competitive salary package

• Bonus: We are building Delta Diagnostics together and you’ll benefit from a substantial bonus on exit.

We offer competitive compensation, a stimulating scale-up environment, opportunities for professional growth and development, and a generous cash bonus on exit scheme for those who stay with us for the duration. If you are a highly motivated Operations Manager, we invite you to be part of our innovative team. Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@deltadiagnostics.nl.

Delta Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Unsolicited services or offers from recruitment agencies or intermediaries will not be responded to.

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Senior Software Developer

Location: Rotterdam or Enschede, The Netherlands

Employment Type: 0.8 – 1 FTE

Experience: minimum 5 years

About Delta Diagnostics:

Delta Diagnostics is a leading developer of cutting-edge life-science research instruments based on photonic integrated circuit technology that was invented at TNO – The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research. With a strong commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and vastly accelerating the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests, Delta Diagnostics is at the forefront of innovation, developing state-of-the-art label-free biosensors that empower researchers and healthcare professionals worldwide. We aim to deliver highly reliable, efficient, and user-friendly instruments that enable researchers to unravel the complexities of biological samples and accelerate scientific breakthroughs.

We are dedicated to creating instruments that not only provide accurate and precise results but also streamline workflows, saving researchers valuable time and resources. Our ultimate goal is to contribute to the improvement of global healthcare by facilitating the development of innovative diagnostic tools and accelerating the development of new drugs.

Join us at Delta Diagnostics as we embark on this exciting journey of discovery and innovation, where your expertise and passion can make a significant impact on scientific advancements and patient care. Together, let’s shape the future of life-science research and diagnostics.

Job Description:

Delta Diagnostics is seeking a motivated Software Engineer with proficiency in Python and C++. As a Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in our projects, contributing to the development of software for label-free biosensing instruments.. This position is ideal for recent graduates or candidates with up to 5 years of experience looking to contribute to cutting-edge technical projects in a highly multidisciplinary environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Software Development: Design, develop, and maintain software solutions for label-free biosensing instruments, primarily using Python and C++.
  • Matlab Integration: Collaborate with teams to integrate Matlab components and algorithms into software applications.
  • Testing and Optimization: Conduct testing, debugging, and performance optimization of software applications.
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with cross-functional, multidisciplinary, and often international teams, including engineers, scientists, and project managers, to achieve project objectives.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate documentation of software designs, specifications, and testing procedures.
  • Quality Assurance: Participate in quality control processes to ensure the delivery of high-quality software solutions.

Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degrees are a plus.
  • Experience: 0-5 years of experience in software development, including proficiency in Python and C++. Experience with Matlab is a plus. Familiarity with software development best practices.
  • Matlab Experience: Experience with Matlab for scientific and engineering applications is a plus.
  • Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Problem Solving: Analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to adapt to changing project requirements.
  • Team Player: Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Adaptability: Willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic work environment.

We offer competitive compensation, a stimulating scale-up environment, opportunities for professional growth and development and as a plus (if you stay for the duration) a generous cash bonus on exit scheme. If you are a highly motivated Software Engineer with skills in Python and C++ and are excited about the opportunity to contribute to the field of label-free biosensing instruments, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@deltadiagnostics.nl.

Delta Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

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Supply Chain & Purchasing Officer

Job Vacancy: Supply Chain and Purchasing Officer – Medior level

Company: Delta Diagnostics

Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Employment Type: 0.4-0.6 FTE

Experience: > 5 years

About Delta Diagnostics:

Delta Diagnostics is a leading developer of cutting-edge life-science research instruments based on photonic integrated circuit technology that was invented at TNO – The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research. With a strong commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and vastly accelerating the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests, Delta Diagnostics is at the forefront of innovation, developing state-of-the-art label-free biosensors that empower researchers and healthcare professionals worldwide. We aim to deliver highly reliable, efficient, and user-friendly instruments that enable researchers to unravel the complexities of biological samples and accelerate scientific breakthroughs.

We are dedicated to creating instruments that not only provide accurate and precise results but also streamline workflows, saving researchers valuable time and resources. Our ultimate goal is to contribute to the improvement of global healthcare by facilitating the development of innovative diagnostic tools and accelerating the development of new drugs.

Join us at Delta Diagnostics as we embark on this exciting journey of discovery and innovation, where your expertise and passion can make a significant impact on scientific advancements and patient care. Together, let’s shape the future of life-science research and diagnostics.

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Supply Chain and Purchasing Officer to join our dynamic team. The Supply Chain and Purchasing Officer will play a critical role in managing and optimizing our supply chain processes and purchasing activities to ensure the seamless flow of materials and products necessary for the success of our operations. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with strong organizational skills and a background in supply chain management and purchasing within the life science industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement supply chain strategies to optimize efficiency, minimize costs, and ensure timely delivery of materials and products.
  • Coordinate with suppliers to negotiate contracts, monitor performance, and resolve any issues or discrepancies.
  • Manage inventory levels to maintain adequate stock levels while minimizing excess inventory and carrying costs.
  • Oversee the purchasing process, including sourcing suppliers, obtaining quotes, issuing purchase orders, and tracking deliveries.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product development, laboratory, business development and SHEQ, to align supply chain activities with business objectives.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in supply chain management, business administration, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., APICS, CSCP) is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain management and purchasing, preferably within the life science or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain principles, practices, and methodologies.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using supply chain management software and tools (e.g., ERP systems, inventory management software).
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and business needs in a fast-paced startup environment.

Our offer:

We offer competitive compensation, a stimulating scale-up environment, opportunities for professional growth and development and as a plus (if you stay for the duration) a generous cash bonus on exit scheme. If you are a highly motivated Supply Chain and Purchasing proffesional with a passion for cutting-edge technology and are excited about the opportunity to contribute to the field of label-free biosensing instruments, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@deltadiagnostics.nl .

Delta Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Unsolicited services or offers from recruitment agencies or intermediaries will not be responded to.

Quality Officer – Medior

Location: Rotterdam or Enschede, The Netherlands

Employment Type: 0.6-0.8 FTE

Experience: > 5 years

About Delta Diagnostics:

Delta Diagnostics is a leading developer of cutting-edge life-science research instruments based on photonic integrated circuit technology that was invented at TNO – The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research. With a strong commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and vastly accelerating the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests, Delta Diagnostics is at the forefront of innovation, developing state-of-the-art label-free biosensors that empower researchers and healthcare professionals worldwide. We aim to deliver highly reliable, efficient, and user-friendly instruments that enable researchers to unravel the complexities of biological samples and accelerate scientific breakthroughs.

We are dedicated to creating instruments that not only provide accurate and precise results but also streamline workflows, saving researchers valuable time and resources. Our ultimate goal is to contribute to the improvement of global healthcare by facilitating the development of innovative diagnostic tools and accelerating the development of new drugs.

Join us at Delta Diagnostics as we embark on this exciting journey of discovery and innovation, where your expertise and passion can make a significant impact on scientific advancements and patient care. Together, let’s shape the future of life-science research and diagnostics.

 

Job Description:

Delta Diagnostics is in search of a motivated Quality Officer to join our team. As a Quality Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the highest standards of quality in our label-free biosensing instrument development, ensuring adherence to the applicable standards and managing the process towards CE certification of our instruments. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced Quality Officer to contribute to cutting-edge technical projects within a highly multidisciplinary environment.

 

Responsibilities:

· Quality Assurance: Oversee and participate in quality control processes to guarantee the delivery of high-quality label-free biosensing instruments. Take responsibility for audit processes.

· Compliance: Ensure that all products adhere to relevant industry standards, regulations, and quality management systems.

· Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements to enhance product quality and operational efficiency.

· Documentation: Set up and maintain our e-QMS and accurate documentation of quality control processes, procedures, and outcomes.

· Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams, fostering a culture of quality excellence across the organization and with third parties.

 

Requirements:

· Education: Academic./, degree in Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degrees are a plus.

· Experience: > 5 years of experience in quality assurance in a high-tech environment. Experience in the field of life-science instruments or medical devices is a plus.

· Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with industry regulations and quality management systems. Experience with greenlight guru and/or Jira is a plus.

· Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy.

· Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate quality standards effectively.

· Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams, promoting a culture of quality and continuous improvement.

· Adaptability: Willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic work environment.

Our Offer:
We offer competitive compensation, a stimulating scale-up environment, opportunities for professional growth and development, and a generous cash bonus on exit scheme for those who stay with us for the duration. If you are a highly motivated Quality Officer with a passion for maintaining the highest quality standards in cutting-edge technology, we invite you to be part of our innovative team. Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@deltadiagnostics.nl.

Delta Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Unsolicited services or offers from recruitment agencies or intermediaries will not be responded to.

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