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Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - Microbiology

  • 1 February 2024
  • full-time
  • Antwerpen

Sought specialization/function

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Job description

A.M.L. is looking for an enthusiastic employee for the Microbiology department to strengthen the team. 

Job description 
As MLT microbiology you take part in all activities in the department according to the applicable work planning. The department examines various materials of human and animal origin (urine, faeces, sputum…) for the presence of pathogenic micro-organisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites…).
Participation in late shifts and weekend shifts (about 1 in 6 weeks) is also intended.
The department has ‘state of the art’ equipment and research techniques at its disposal, so that the results are available quickly and with a high degree of reliability.

Experience with medical microbiology is recommended. 
The terms of employment are in accordance with the Belgian sectoral standards.

  • Communicative
  • Result-oriented
  • Independent
  • Punctual
  • Team player
  • Stress-resistant
  • Accurate
  • Flexible
  • Analytical processing of measurement results and recognition and reporting of deviating results
  • Adequate handling of equipment and able to execute the necessary analyses. 

Work-related competences

  • Check the functioning of the analytical instruments
  • Keep track of maintenance register
  • Analysing disturbances
  • The analysis and reaction devices… and preparing the sample for analysis
  • Monitoring product stocks
  • Place orders
  • Storing products according to their expiration date and storage conditions
  • Receive and check the samples
  • Register the date, time of sample collection, information of the person with healthcare needs…
  • Performing laboratory tests: microbiological research
  • Treating the sample
  • Monitoring the analysis process and recording the information
  • Keeping the workplace and the equipment tidy, neat, and disinfected
  • Remove and destroy waste 

Personal competences

  • Learning ability
  • Result orientation
  • Communicative
  • Stress management
  • Working independently
  • Planning (= organizing)
  • Being able to adapt to changing circumstances (flexibility)
  • Accuracy
  • Keep to rules and agreements
  • Working together as a strong team 

Language skills

  • Dutch (very good) 

The terms of employment are in accordance with the Belgian sectoral standards. 
We offer a full-time position.
Duration: 6-month contract (with option for permanent contract). 


Emiel Vloorsstraat 9
2020 Antwerpen


Dr. Clin. Biol. Makki Nadia
Dr. Clin. Biol. Makki Nadia
Clinical biologist

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