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Specimen Management Associate

Company: Eurofins USA
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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 is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins 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 Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. 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.

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

To process incoming specimens, capture all relevant and accompanying data and document deviations according to expectations, in order to enable timely, high quality specimen services per work lists. To maintain and document chain of custody from box opened until next service destination to ensure full accountability and traceability at all times.

Key Accountabilities
Fully own and process incoming shipments and make corrective actions in a proper, compliant and transparent way according to corporate SOPs.
Enter and control the subject demographics and visit details into the LIMS system.
Ensure the specimen quality meets expectations and document any deviations (LIMS system or paper log).
Transfer the specimens to their next service destination and document handshake.
Create and execute specimen work lists to meet planned completion service timelines.
Resolve deviations from processing work lists or elevate to management.
Prepare, control, and complete specimen shipments including paper work and manifests.
Dispose of residual specimens according to company policy and applicable local regulations.


Minimum 2 years in a production environment, preferably in healthcare, life sciences or pharmaceutical settings, preferred.
Minimum 2 years of experience working with enterprise-grade application (LIMS preferred), preferred.
Proven (testimonial and/or references) track record as a successful team player.
US: Minimum legally mandatory education. Professional or Technical degree (minimum 2-year apprenticeship or equivalent), preferred.
Basic knowledge of English.
Ability to work weekend shifts on a rotation basis. Abilityto follow priorities, SOPs, and work accurately under deadlines.
Capable of identifying problems and notify superiors.
Prolonged usage of computer systems (> 75% time).

Additional Information

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.

Keywords: Eurofins USA, Lancaster , Specimen Management Associate, Executive , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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