Sample Receiving Technician -Environmental Testing at Eurofins in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 4 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.


In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.



Job Description



Eurofins Test America is hiringa Sample Receiving Technician I in Pittsburgh, PA.


The Sample Receiving Technician:


  • Logs and tracks the receipt and shipment of all samples into and out of the laboratory and verifies receipt of samples.

  • Assists in preparing bottle kits for delivery to clients and ensures accurate and timely documentation of sample log in, labeling, and routing.

  • Determines the priority level and appropriate testing procedures of samples according to Chain of Custody as well as labels and stores samples in accordance with documented procedures.

  • Additionally, the Sample Control Technician I may be responsible for pick-up and delivery of samples as well as additional customer service, driving, or courier duties as necessary to support laboratory and client needs.

  • Sample Control Technicians will also be responsible for proper disposal of samples and waste in accordance with all applicable procedures.

Sample Receiving Technician I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Receives and unloads incoming samples or consignments in accordance with DOT regulations and verifies receipt against Chain of Custody (COC), matches it to the corresponding quote and notes discrepancies daily. Verifies that COC's are accurate, complete, and correct and seeks resolution for those that are not.

  • Logs samples into Lab Management System daily to assign a lot number for tracking purposes and distributes paperwork to Project Managers.

  • Labels samples so they may be identified by the lot number assigns and delivers samples to appropriate labs for analysis daily.

  • Prepares bottle kits daily to be shipped to clients to collect samples and return for analysis in accordance with established procedures including EPA and DOT requirements.

  • Forwards samples to other laboratories in accordance with DOT regulations as needed to run tests that are not performed at that location.

  • Disposes of spent samples, waste and other potentially hazardous materials in accordance with established procedures.

  • Monitors freezer and cooler temperatures daily to confirm that the readings are within SOP guidelines.

  • Cleans and organizes the department daily to promote a clean, safe work environment and smoother flow of daily operations.

  • Maintains and promotes safety and conducts all operations in a safe and environmentally compliant manner.

  • Stocks and supplies inventory daily and assists with inventory of supplies to maintain proper quantity of materials to perform tasks appropriately.

  • Performs splits and composites as needed upon request.

  • May perform courier duties as necessitated to support lab and client needs.

  • Will be compliant with all driver procedures, certification, and Company driver policies

  • Assists in maintenance of walk-in coolers to facilitate locating samples.

  • Ships empty coolers back to clients and other Eurofins TestAmerica Laboratories. Logs all outgoing coolers in order to maintain a detailed inventory of all coolers

  • Conducts all client interaction in an appropriate and professional manner.

  • Other job duties as determined by local management.

Position is full-time, Tuesday-Saturday, 10-6pm, with overtime as needed.


Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Pittsburgh, PA are encouraged to apply.



Qualifications




Basic Minimum Qualifications:



  • High school diploma or equivalent,entry level college degree science preferred

  • Valid state issued driver's license to operate company vehicles

  • Ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background check as required for company driver certification.

  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card as well as TSA clearance may be required within 90 days of date of hire.

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship


The ideal candidate would possess:



• Office practices and equipment


• Computers, word processing software and database software


• Laboratory and testing procedures


• General mathematics


• Basic composition, spelling, grammar, punctuation


• Organize work and pay attention to detail


• Computers and basic office equipment


• Computerized shipping systems


• Personal protective equipment


• 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




Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.



To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.


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.



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




Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.
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