Project Manager at Eurofins in Buffalo, New York

Posted in Other 14 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 generatedtotal revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description
Eurofins Test America is searching for a Project Manager in Buffalo, NY.
The Project Manager (PM) is accountable for coordinating and managing clients' projects through all phases of laboratory operations, including project set-up and maintenance, login review, communication of analytical issues, client account maintenance, reporting, invoicing, bottle orders, client pickups, and identification of work share facilities. The PM I role fosters and develops client relationships in support of the CSO mission.
Project Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
Project set-up:
• Project review in LIMS
• Sets up project
• Adds any project notes (special reporting and invoicing instructions, etc.)
• Reviews project documentation (permits, SOW, QAPP, and purchase/task orders)
• Adds any project documentation to central repository (permits, SOW, QAPP, and purchase/task orders)
• Sets up client for Total Access
• Manages purchase orders, task orders, contracts, and change order requests
• Verifies that lab compound lists and limits meet project requirements for new projects not quoted
• Adds any project specific limits / lists to LIMS
• Deliverable assignment and delivery route
• For new projects not quoted, confirms that EDD format is available (deliverable assignment and delivery route). Submits a helpdesk ticket for any new formats needed.
• Communicates project details to operations
• Initiates project kick off call with client and pertinent staff, if needed
• Engages work share labs, service centers, and non-TA locations as needed for new projects not quoted
• Works with operations to ensure adequate capacity for incoming work (forecasting)
• Provides updates to operations on upcoming work
• Familiarity with state and national program requirements as it pertains to work mix
• Create bottle orders
• Schedules courier or field sampler, if needed
• Confirms non-Eurofins TestAmerica subcontract labs are on the approved list and set-up as vendors for new work
• Confirms non-Eurofins TestAmerica subcontract labs are on the approved list and set-up as vendors for existing work
• Initiates approval process for any subcontract labs not on the approved list (with QA and CSM)
• Generates subcontract paperwork
• Generates JDE requisition when sending subcontract samples
• Verifies that lab certification meets project requirements
• Verifies that lab compound lists and limits meet project requirements for new quotes
Sample Receipt:
• Communicates any issues to clients for duration of project
• Manages incoming work for Rush and short holds
• Reviews log-in
• Resolves log-in issues with client
• Client specific report requirements
• Reviews job list daily and manages due dates
• Communicates any expected delays to clients before the job due date
• Confirms any data anomalies (filtered > dissolved, deviations from historicals, etc.) with operations before submitting to client
• Reviews reports and EDDS before issuing to the client
• Confirms correct report format and EDD format is used
• Creates and issues final report by client due date
• Issues final data packages
• State reporting forms and submission
• Sets up delivery route
• Reviews final invoice before issuing to client
• Generates credit/debit memos as needed
• Submits credit/debit memos for approval
• Submits approved credit/debit memos to client, if needed
Client set-up:
• Work with CSM to communicate lab capabilities to the client
• Requests new client review
• Confirms sales assignments with BDMs and notifies assigned AE/BDM
• Takes new quote requests from clients
Account Maintenance:
• Follow up calls and visits with clients
• Provides technical support as needed
• Uses company resources to follow up on client requests
• Familiarity with company capabilities and key contacts
Quotes & Proposals:
• Initiates project QAPP review with operations, QA, and subcontract labs as needed
• Initiates technical support from operations as needed (special requests, method development, technical review, etc.)
• Quote generation and approvals
• Reviews client quote requests for capabilities, certifications, scope
Account maintenance:
• Submits client complaints and participates in correction action / follow up as needed
• Communicates client issues/complaints to sales
• Follows up on client requests
• Supports the follow up of quotes/bids for tracking purposes
The ideal candidate would possess :
• Eurofins TestAmerica services, products, testing capabilities, technology, production, and support systems
• Program specifications and laboratory procedures
• Environmental regulations
• Process improvement methods
• QA program plan
• Contract compliance
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Buffalo, NY are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins 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, paid time off, and dental and vision options.
To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website .

• BS/BA in Chemistry/Sciences or related field from an accredited university; four years related experience may substitute for a degree
• 6 months of client-relationship/customer service experience
• Prefer some bench chemist or field experience
• Requires additional lab training in methods and QA across multiple departments
• Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

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