Associate Scientist - Cell Production at Eurofins in Fremont, California

Posted in Other 5 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

  • Responsible for scale-up new bioassay from cell lines

  • Culture, expansion and freeze down of clonal, assay ready, MCB, WCB, custom order and bioassay cells following detailed SOPs

  • Working closely with Process Development Scientist and/or R&D to ensure smooth, efficient, and successful execution of new bioassay cell lines process transfer to Cell Services

  • May help troubleshooting issue related to product and scale up performance

  • Help to prepare protocols or reports for prospective new process/equipment for validation and qualification activities

  • Prepare reagents and cell culture media using aseptic technique

  • Maintain laboratory equipment, reagent inventories, and laboratory notebooks

  • Revise or generate new SOPs as needed

  • Organization and maintenance of frozen cell stock libraries

  • Participation in and presentation at group laboratory meetings

  • Supporting team members to group projects.

  • Continue to help with Lean implementation

  • Other duties as required and assigned


  • B.S or Masters in a relevant life sciences with at least 1 year of industrial experience which includes expertise in culturing various cell lines.

  • Hands on experience with cell culture and aseptic technique is required.

  • Must be able to utilize basic math and chemistry concepts for preparing solutions and cell suspensions.

  • A solid understanding of basic biochemistry and cell biology is required.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills are required.

  • Must be able to work as a member of a team and independently

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be comfortable and experienced working in a commercially focused lab environment.

  • Must able to follow SOPs, make careful observation, and to keep clear and complete records of work.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

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