R&D Lab Analyst microbiology

Are you a dedicated and experienced technician with expertise in microbiology and eukaryotic cell culture? We're growing our team at our newly established, state-of-the-art facility in Amsterdam. We're searching for a motivated individual to join our dynamic team and contribute to cutting-edge research in the field of probiotics and their impact on eukaryotic cells. If this resonates with you, we'd be delighted to meet you!

Your role

As a R&D Lab Analyst you are responsible for tasks related to culturing bacteria and maintaining eukaryotic cells to screening Winclove’s strain collection for functional properties according to established SOPs. Supporting two preclinical teams, you’ll focus on the interaction between our probiotic strains and host cells, including epithelial and different types of immune cells.


  • Performing crucial repetitive tasks related to culturing bacteria and maintaining eukaryotic cells.
  • Performing repetitive tasks related to screening Winclove’s strain collection for functional properties according to established SOPs.
  • Isolation of immune cells for various research purposes.
  • Preparing bacterial samples for shipment.
  • Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Monitoring and recording experimental data with precision and accuracy.
  • Ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards in the laboratory.
  • Contributing to the development and optimization of laboratory protocols.

What do we ask of you?

  • MBO level education in a relevant field.
  • Proven experience in bacteria culture, eukaryotic cell culture (immune cells isolation is a plus).
  • Experience with BSL1 and BSL2 level bacteria.
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks with attention to detail.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic about contributing to probiotic research.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to laboratory safety protocols.
  • Adaptability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative research environment.

What do we offer you?

At Winclove Probiotics we want to make an impact together by using our premium probiotics to improve the quality of life worldwide. Our new, sustainable office in North Amsterdam – designed specially for us – is at the heart of all our activities. With our super-modern production facility, five innovative laboratories, and a beautiful office environment, we now have all the pillars for sustainable growth, right here in house.

Welcome to the family!

As a member of the Winclove family, you’ll be part of a close group of colleagues driven by optimism, mutual trust, and pride. At Winclove we value pleasure and relaxation just as much as hard work, and you can find this in our parties, our (sports) activities, and our extensive group lunches.

And what is it that makes us truly extraordinary? Since 2020 we’ve been a certified Great Place To Work, which guarantees that you’ll feel right at home here, right away. On top of that, we actively engage in social projects here in North Amsterdam, and we take great pride in our B Corp certification, reinforcing our commitment and contribution to a greener, healthier, and fairer world.

What’s more:

  • An exciting job in an open, socially engaged organization, with short lines of communication and an informal atmosphere;
  • Gross full-time salary between € 2358,- and € 3371,- (depending on education and experience);
  • A diverse life-style programme and commitment to a healthy work-life balance.


Do you see yourself in the above profile and does our company culture appeal to you? Please fill in the form below. Would you first like to know more about the vacancy? Contact Germaine van Wel (HR Business Partner) via: vacatures@winclove.nl or Wiola Marut (Head of R&D Innovation) via e-mail: w.marut@winclove.nl or phone +31 6 83 20 23 41.


Herken je jezelf in het bovenstaande profiel en spreekt onze bedrijfscultuur je aan? En wil je samen met ons de kwaliteit van leven van mensen verbeteren? Solliciteer dan direct.

    Waarom Winclove

    In ons familiebedrijf staan collegialiteit, samenwerken en professionaliteit centraal. Medewerkers krijgen alle ruimte om te groeien in hun vak.

    Betrokken familiebedrijf Pioniers in probiotica in Amsterdam-Noord, sinds 1987

    Betekenisvol ondernemen B Corp- en Great Place to Work-gecertificeerd

    Persoonlijke groei Opleidingsmogelijkheden & een goede werk-privébalans

    Wil jij je ook inzetten om de kwaliteit van leven voor zoveel mogelijk mensen te verbeteren vanuit de kracht van diversiteit?

    Bouw mee aan het beste bedrijf voor de wereld

    Wat maakt Winclove Probiotics nou interessanter dan andere bedrijven in onze branche? Onze onderscheidende probiotica natuurlijk, die we samen met onze businesspartners in zo’n 35 landen wereldwijd op de markt brengen. En de maatschappelijke projecten die we uitvoeren. Maar vooral ook onze cultuur. Wij zijn een echt familiebedrijf; een optimale mix van doeners en denkers die zich elke dag inzetten voor ons gezamenlijke doel: mensen helpen met probiotica.

    B Corp

    Als B Corp zetten we ons aantoonbaar en continu in voor een gezonde samenleving, economie en planeet.

    Great Place to Work

    Sinds 2020 zijn wij een Great Place to Work. Collega’s hebben vertrouwen in elkaar en zijn trots op het werk dat zij doen.

    Maatschappelijk Betrokken Ondernemen

    Mensen helpen en goed zijn voor de mensen en de wereld om ons heen: het zit in ons DNA.