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Sample Courier at Eurofins in Pleasanton, California

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Job Description:

Company Description
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical 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, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.
Group's key figures (as of March 2019) are approx. 3.8 billion Euros turnover, over 800 laboratories across 47 countries and about 45,000 staff.

Job Description
• Perform all duties as outlined in the SOP for Couriers.
• Pick up and deliver samples, bottle orders and report to the laboratory for sign-in and analysis.
• Count the number of samples when receiving them from clients to make sure that the Chain of Custody and samples match. Verify that samples are not broken or damaged.
• Receive and sign the Chain of Custody.
• Ensure that client signs, dates, and records time on the Chain of Custody when releasing samples.
• Transport samples on ice from client site to the lab, or from our lab to a sub- contracted laboratory.
• Unload samples and inspect for damage or violated hold times to maintain sample integrity.
• Interact with Project Managers and clients appropriately and professionally.
• Follow directions or use maps to locate client offices/sites as specified in the courier request form.
• Communicate effectively with the courier coordinator about the courier schedule.
• Record in the courier log book the time that courier arrives to the site and time leaving from the site for all the pick ups and deliveries.
• Maintain records for the vehicle maintenance and driving miles; turn it in at the end of each month.
• Restock supplies when received so supplies are available to employees when needed.
• Verify the validity and completeness of all bottle orders being delivered. This verification is done prior to leaving for delivery.
• Perform duties in accordance with Section 14 of the Transportation and Fleet Safety of the Corporate Safety Manual.
• Comply with the Company's "Driver Evaluation and Qualification Policy".
• Maintain the shipping/receiving area to ensure a safe work environment.
• Prepare outgoing shipments of bottle kits and coolers for pick-up.
• Perform on-site sampling events as needed.
• Dispose of samples according to guidelines on a monthly basis to remain in compliance with EPA and EH&S requirements.
• Maintain delivery truck to keep in proper working order.
• Label samples after log in on an as needed basis.
• May be assigned other sample control duties as identified by the department manager of Sample Control.

The ideal candidate would possess :
• Ability to read maps and follow directions
• Ability to operate a motor vehicle
• Ability to prioritize
• 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
Basic Minimum Qualifications :
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Clean driving record
• Ability to lift 50lbs,
• Operate both manual and automatic transmission
• Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Pleasanton, CA 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.