Laboratory Technician/Analyst at Eurofins in Earth City, Missouri

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 laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.




The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscienceContract Research Organizationservices. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specializedand molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.




In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralizedand entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.




In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.




Job Description



The Laboratory Technician/Analyst, using general laboratory methods, techniques, equipment, and instrumentation in compliance with Eurofins TestAmerica's Quality Assurance programs and SOP's, supports laboratory operations through general maintenance of laboratory and supply storage areas, equipment, instruments, and
supplies. This position is M-F 9am-5pm. Must live a commutable distance to our Earth City, MO lab.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Retrieves samples from Sample Control for analysis.

  • Performs sample preparation which may include, but is not limited to, a combination of the following methods:

  • Aliquot samples

  • Spike and trace samples

  • Prepare reagents

  • Bottle samples

  • Prepare concentrations

  • Separation

  • Sonication

  • Liquid rack set up

  • Resolves discrepancies and anomalies to ensure samples are properly

labeled.


  • Prepares general laboratory paperwork such as recording analysis results,

tracking samples, bench sheets, and laboratory logbooks.


  • Washes laboratory glassware to prepare for next day's samples




Qualifications



To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, or ability required.



Education/Experience (BMQ):



  • High School Chemistry coursework, basic laboratoryexperience


Ability and/or Skills (BMQ):



  • General knowledge of chemistry and/or general science

  • Basic mathematical skills

  • Production work

  • Good organizational skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to muti-task

  • Quick learner

  • Work independently

  • Work within time constraints

  • Ability to stand more than 80% of the time

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs at times.


Disclaimer:



This position description is written as a guideline to inform employees of what is generally expected of them at each job level. The description is not intended to be all encompassing or limiting in any manner; rather, it is hoped it will add understanding and better reflect the work performed at all levels of employment. Duties and responsibilities other than those listed may be included as needed within the work group or the company as a whole.



Additional Information



  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options

  • Life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays




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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