Entry Level - Associate Scientist


Eurofins

2020-09-08 21:59:00

Job location Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Banking & Financial Services

Job description

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Eurofins is currently hiring within the following areas of testing:

  • Cell & Molecular
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Viral Safety
  • Microbiology

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Perform physical, chemical, and instrumental analysis of active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Run the instrumentation independently including, but not limited to, HPLC, GC, MS, PCR and GE
  • Preparing samples for analysis and running some instrumentation with minimum supervision
  • Set up and validate new analytical or related processes used by the department
  • Prepare standards and samples for analysis
  • Execute method transfer protocols
  • Document work as required for GMP compliance
  • Perform monthly maintenance of laboratory equipment

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience
  • Previous experience within industry not necessary
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Additional Information

Positions are full-time with availability across all three shifts, with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Lancaster, PA are encouraged to apply.

What we offer:

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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