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Specimen Management Specialist at Eurofins in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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
  • Fully own and process incoming shipments and make corrective actions in a proper, compliant and transparent way according to corporate SOPs.
  • Enter and control the subject demographics and visit details into the LIMS system.
  • Ensure the specimen quality meets expectations and document any deviations (LIMS system or paper log).
  • Transfer the specimens to their next service destination and document handshake.
  • Create and execute specimen work lists to meet planned completion service timelines
  • Resolve deviations from processing work lists or elevate to management.
  • Prepare, control and complete specimen shipments including paper work and manifests.
  • Dispose of residual specimens according to company policy and applicable local regulations.

  • 1-2 years in a production environment, preferably in healthcare, life sciences or pharmaceutical settings.
  • 1-2 years of experience working with enterprise-grade application (LIMS preferred).
  • Proven (testimonial and/or references) track record as a successful team player.
  • Ability to work weekend shifts on a rotation basis. Ability to follow priorities, SOPs and work accurately under deadlines.
  • Capable of identifying problems and notify superiors.
  • Prolonged usage of computer systems (>75% time).
  • 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

Additional Information
Position is full-time, Monday - Friday with rotating Saturdays 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lancaster, PA are encouraged to apply.
  • 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.