Lab Technician

  • Aanbod Attractive salary and fringe benefits
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8491100
  • Locatie Delft
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Education

Over deze vacature

The energy sector and the (chemical) industry are in a transition towards: the use of new feedstock, the use of renewable energy, process and energy efficiency, introduction of circularity and, of course, carbon capture and re-use. The group Sustainable Process & Energy Systems works on these transitional topics.

Some typical projects/programs we are working on:

  • Hydrogen as a carbon-free fuel and feedstock:
  • Carbon capture and carbon (re)use technology development and piloting:
  • New energy storage solutions (heat and electricity) in the build environment
  • Electrification of the industry:
  • Biomass valorisation: biogas as a fuel and feedstock, biomass conversion to aromatics:

Within our group we are looking for a junior lab technician who wants to work on the topic of Energy Conversion & Storage.


  • You have a hands-on mentality, and are very comfortable with working in a lab
  • You can work independently in lab environment
  • You are able to set up measurement equipment for tests and performing, analysing and reporting the experiments
  • You are comfortable in maintaining, repairing and upgrading laboratory set-ups
  • You are safety conscious and accurate
  • A drive to develop innovative solutions to technically challenging problems by combining the right mix of intellectual curiosity and a pragmatic approach
  • Good interpersonal skills and proactive communication.


TNO's core technical expertise is Gas- Treatment and Conversion, Separation technologies, Bio-based Building Block synthesis and Energy Conversion & Storage. We work for- and with (renewable) energy and chemistry companies and in a network of international knowledge partners.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to TNO. You shall be working with a team of international colleagues in which you can be sure of a healthy work-life balance. We will also reward your effort and achievements with an attractive salary and fringe benefits. A quick summary of our terms of employment:

  • Fixed, competitive fixed salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
  • Overtime will be compensated in payment of wages or time-for-time
  • Continuous challenging projects in the technology sector
  • Intensive and personal guidance
  • Opportunity to participate in a personal coaching programme.


The ideal applicant would have the following background:

  • You have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Process Technology, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • You have at least 3 years of industrial working experience in a laboratory environment or similar
  • You understand the challenges of developing technology that needs to be scaled up
  • You have a good mastery of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Having affinity with chemistry, experience with Labview and pressurized and vacuum systems is a plus
  • Limitations: We are looking for a fulltime employee