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Sr Scientist

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 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 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 agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. 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 Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and 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 decentralised and 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

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Performing a large variety of analytical tasks for the development and validation of analytical methods used in the testing of drug products and raw materials by means of various procedures including HPLC, GC, UV/Vis, and dissolution; reading, understanding, and interpreting diverse analytical procedures presented in a variety of written styles
  • Utilizes technical knowledge in the development of unique analytical methods (including researching projects via literature and internet)
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Read, understand, and follow the direction of analytical procedures (client and compendial) and internal SOPs
  • Utilize appropriate resources for information when developing analytical methods
  • Manage projects and discuss projects with clients when necessary
  • Perform laboratory operations with good dexterity, good laboratory techniques, and high degree of accuracy and precision
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment, understand principles (theory) of laboratory instrumentation
  • Understand and perform calculations as required by test methods (some derivation of equations may be required)
  • Understand and utilize computers for information access, calculations, processing data, and report preparation
  • Lead projects and perform method development and validation utilizing a variety of analytical techniques, act as technical lead in conference calls with clients
  • Train others in laboratory procedures
  • Perform laboratory maintenance, communicate with vendors and repair personnel
  • Write investigations
  • Overcheck developmental and investigational work performed by other analysts
  • Self-teach new analytical procedures and computer programs
  • Write new SOPs and update existing SOPs

    Qualifications

    The Ideal Candidate would possess:
    • Experience with MS instrumentation, such as, TOF or QTOF for the purpose of RNA/DNA and/or oligonucleotide identification/quantification. Experience with HPLC chromatographic method development and validation is strongly desired.
    • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
    • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
    • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

      Minimum Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
      • BS with 5+ years or MS with 3+ years or PhD with 1+ years in Chemistry or related field performing HPLC analyses
      • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

        What We Offer

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

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster , Sr Scientist, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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