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Microbiologist at Eurofins in Rahway, New Jersey

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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
Employee Responsibilities:
  • Collect environmental and water samples at client facilities using sampling protocols and associated documents
  • Perform Harmonized Microbial limits testing and Qualification
  • Conduct Bacterial Endotoxin testing of water samples and product using Gel clot & kinetic Turbidimetric Methods
  • Conduct Water Activity and Bioburden testing
  • Routine environmental monitoring (viable and non-viable particulates)
  • Water Analysis (Total Viable Count, absence of coliforms, Total Organic Carbon and Conductivity)
  • Maintain Stock Culture for routine testing
  • Sterility check incoming media and perform Growth Promotion testing
  • Enter samples and data into Electronic Notebook and prepare required reports
  • Review and evaluate raw data for acceptability
  • Trend and track data for annual reports
  • Initiate and participate in investigations and CAPAs and ensure timely completion
  • Pack and ship samples
  • Order supplies and maintain laboratory and 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
  • Adhere to quality control and safety procedures, work in an organized manner, and comply with client site requirements
  • At least one year GMP or manufacturing environment experience
  • Experience with SAP ordering system and TrackWise investigation system
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience
  • At least 2 years directly related experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information
Position is full-time Monday through Friday with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of West Point, PA are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.
To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website .
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.