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Laboratory - Senior Technician

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 12, 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

Performing a variety of analytical tasks to include both the analysis of samples and laboratory maintenance; preparing solutions for analysis and running some instrumentation with minimum supervision including, but not limited to, UV/Spec, pH, various wet chemistry analyses; responsible for laboratory upkeep, chemical, and supply inventory to include ordering and discarding; working efficiently, documenting work clearly

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

--- Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate

--- Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

--- Regular attendance and punctuality

--- Performs laboratory operations with good dexterity, good laboratory techniques, and

high degree of accuracy and precision

--- Prepare reagents, samples, and standards according to procedures

--- Document testing, observations, deviations, and results clearly and completely

--- Understand and perform calculations as required by test methods

--- Understand and utilize computers for information access, calculations, and report

preparation

--- Read and understand analytical procedures (compendial and client supplied) and

internal SOPs

--- Commitment to occasional overtime as workload requires

--- Maintaining inventory of consumables

--- Perform laboratory maintenance to include cleaning and organizing

--- Maintaining inventory of laboratory chemicals to include monitoring expiry of reagents

and standards

--- Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

--- Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

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

Education/Experience (BMQ): High school diploma or equivalent with some chemistry or biology coursework or at least two years of demonstrated equivalent experience elsewhere Additional preferences: Some college preferred (two years of college would be considered two years of demonstrated equivalent experience)

Additional preferences: Ability and/or Skills Good dexterity; positive attitude; solution driven; good work habits (organized, efficient, careful, safety-conscious, accurate); sound scientific logic; attention to detail; good oral and written communication skills; understanding of instrumentation

Additional Information

  • Position is Full-Time, 40 hours per week M-F 7am to 4 pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lancaster, PA are encouraged to apply.
  • 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 a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster , Laboratory - Senior Technician, Healthcare , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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