Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry. Celebrating 50 years of service, Lancaster Laboratories is a leading contract lab providing testing and research services in the environmental, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical sciences to clients worldwide.
Interested in contributing globally to improving and saving lives? Work for one of the largest global testing laboratories at the forefront of one of our state-of-the-art laboratories, each day testing for life and making the world a safer and healthier place.
We are seeking immediate talent to support our clients to help make our world a safer place. We are seeking any and all experience levels including recent graduates with a life science degree in chemistry, biology or related sciences. Additional training will be provided.Perform cutting edge science in world class laboratories to develop your skills and advance your career.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
Supervisory component (20%)
Lead and manage a team of Microbiology Analysts and sampling activities
Create and drive a positive, inclusive, success-oriented, high performing team
Track and monitor team performance using internal and external metrics
Implement employee development opportunities including career growth, technical growth, leadership growth, and facilitate peer-to-peer cross training
Identify and resolve service and personnel problems in a timely manner
Escalate service and personnel problems as needed
Timecard approvals, PTO approvals, and other related administrative tasks
Collaborate with and report to area leadership
Technical component (80%)
Performing routine environmental and water samples collection
Clean steam sampling
Compressed gas sampling
Supports projects / initiatives / team goals by delivering on all assigned tasks
Trouble shooting as related to standardized processes and procedures under direct supervision
Seeks opportunities for continual learning and improvement
Receives close and regular instruction, guidance and direction from others in the form of steps and tasks
Participate with test method transfers, qualifications and validations
Assist in drafting technical documents including test methods, validation documents, and deviations
Assist with the generation of SOPs related to test methods and product release
Working knowledge of aseptic techniques and some understanding/knowledge on bioburden (membrane filtration) and/or endotoxin (LAL) testing
Knowledge of LIMS
Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented setting
Proficiency with MS Word and Excel
Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
Strong leadership, initiative, and teambuilding skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, andapositive attitude
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
Bachelor's degree in microbiology, Biology, or other related degree concentration
Minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience in biopharmaceutical industry, preferably working in a quality control microbiology laboratory
Leadership experience, initiative, and teambuilding skills
Experience with cGMP
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
What we offer:
Comprehensive medical coverage, with dental and vision options
Life and disability insurance
401(k) with company match
Paid holidays and vacation
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Professional Scientific Services®(PSS) is a global, award-winning insourcing solution that places our people at our clients' site dedicated to running and managing laboratory services while eliminating headcount, co-employment and project-management worries.
We infuse our 55-year track record of scientific and laboratory operations expertise, as well as HR and great place to work best practices, to recruit, hire, train and manage highly qualified scientists to perform laboratory services using our client's quality systems and equipment.
We are looking forward to receiving your application including your expected salary and possible start date via our career website.
Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.