Associate Scientist- Environment Testing - 1st Shift at Eurofins in South Bend, Indiana

Posted in Other 6 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 58,000 staff across a network of more than 1000 independent companies in over 54 countries and operating more than 900 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 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.



Job Description



Eurofins Scientific is the world leader in food, pharmaceutical and environmental testing services, employing more than 17,000 employees in 36 countries. Eurofins Eaton Analytical, Inc. is the largest and most recognized water and beverage testing laboratory in the United States, providing water quality compliance and specialty testing to more than 500 municipal, State and Federal customers.


Eurofins Eaton Analytical, Inc. (EEA) has a Full-Time Associate Scientist opening at our South Bend Laboratory in our Metals department. This is a full-time, hourly position averaging 40 hours per week. The work schedule may require evenings and/or weekends and the candidate must be able to work overtime on short same-day notice. Previous experience in a laboratory environment is preferred. The candidate will be required to comply with initial EEA employment requirements, including a drug screen.



Job Description: Responsible for routine analytical procedures in our laboratory.



Duties include:



• Routine sample preparation and analyses of water samples by various written EPA and Standard Methods procedures.


• Adherence to QA and QC protocols.


• Data entry and written documentation.


• Adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs).


• Preparation of reagents and standards.


• May include flexible shifts and/or weekend duties.


• Other general laboratory related duties as assigned.


This will be a full time position, scheduled for 40 hours per week, generally Monday-Friday 8 am- 5pm . Additional hours may occasionally be needed, depending on sample receipts and work load, including evening or weekend work. You will be required to pass a drug screen.


Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of South Bend, INare encouraged to apply.


Position is M-F 9am-5pm, with additional hours as needed. Training will be the same hours.



Qualifications




Basic Minimum Qualifications



  • Minimum BA or BS degree in Chemistry or other related natural science field.

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


Ideal Candidates will have:



  • One to two+years of laboratory experience is a plus

  • Prior experience with wet chemistry analyses is a plus

  • Excellent math and computer skills.

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Excellent attention to details.

  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Must be able to work standing for most of the day

  • Good dexterity and tactile skills






Additional Information



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 websitewww.eurofinsus.com.




Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination mandates MAY 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.




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




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




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




Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in the US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates may apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants may be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment. In addition, certain positions require travel for which vaccination is required in accordance with Eurofins policy.


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