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Senior Laboratory Team Lead

Company: Eurofins USA
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job 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 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 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 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years. Job DescriptionSenior Laboratory Team Leader responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :Functions as the technical expert, performing and maintaining proficiency for procedures and equipment within the section.Troubleshooting and resolving technical and equipment problems.Plans daily work schedule and assignments for sections insuring that work is done and reported promptly and accurately; preparing schedules and arranging coverage.Recognizes the need for and assumes departmental responsibilities daily, in the case of staffing shortages.Establishes and monitors preventive maintenance and quality control procedures for all equipment and methods, documenting review as pletes all proficiency testing in the allotted time, reviewing results, taking corrective action and documenting review.Establishes and reviews general laboratory terviews candidates for technical positions.Supervises the orientation and training of new personnel. Conducts performance appraisals in a timely manner and documents above or below standard performance, providing supporting documentation.Makes suggestions for improved work methods and ways to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and solve operational problems.Understands and follows company policies and procedures.Works with other departments to plan for and accomplish organizational goals and objectives.QualificationsThe ideal candidate would possess :Prior managerial experience preferred, but not requiredCommitment to perform work and to behave according to the agreements established in SOPs, within the overall quality system and, where applicable, the specific applicable quality system.Ability to set concrete goals, taking into account the common interest, does everything to achieve the primary study objectives.Ability to set and follow priorities, working accurately following set procedures and under deadlines.Ability to focus on improvement and optimization of processes within the laboratory.Ability to show detailed knowledge and skills with regard to the work, keeps up to date and increases professional knowledge, keeping abreast of the latest developments.Prolonged usage of analytical and computer systems (>75% time). Ability to lift up to 20 lbs from time to timeBasic Minimum Qualifications :Bachelor of Applied Science in Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology or Medical Technology.Certification by ASCP, NCA, or AMT preferred, or eligible.Minimum 6 years working in a diagnostic, clinical laboratory working with modern automationProficient usage of a commercial grade or customized clinical LIMSAdditional InformationPosition is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. 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 optionsLife and disability insurance401(k) with company matchPaid vacation and holidaysEurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins USA, Lancaster , Senior Laboratory Team Lead, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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