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Quality Assurance Specialist, Microbiology

Company: Eurofins Scientific Services
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionEurofins 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. Job DescriptionApplies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriateMonitor laboratory compliance with respect to expired reagents, reagent labeling, lab cleanliness, training records, PPE adherence, and other cGXP items, as needed to help minimize laboratory audit findings.Perform/Support Internal audits, as well as help, implement the resolution of internal/external audit findings for wide range of analyses (routine and non routine) primarily, but not limited to, cell biology, and virology test areas ofReview Instrument qualifications to ensure that work is performed as per the procedureReview and verify invalid data and system suitability failuresReview and close Exceptions under Non-Routine Events, System Suitability Failure, and DeviationsApprove Analytical Method/Protocol/SMIS/Client Parameter per QA procedureTrack and Analyze quality metrics (exception rate, rejection rate etc) and train laboratory personnel, as needed, to help reduce/eliminate reworkSupport other QA compliance-related activities, as neededDiagnose problems, solve simple problems, and suggest solutions to complex problems in the professional areaKeep oneself and peers abreast of current developments and trends in the professional area by reading and understanding internal procedures, attending training sessions, by writing/revising SOPs (as required), and by assisting Group Leader/Principal Specialists in training new employeesExercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance directly related to the management or general business operations through the data review process May serve as technical advisor for analysts with regard to QA/QC of dataCommunicate with internal clients to discuss any findings and notify them of any necessary rework or compliance/regulatory concernsQualifications Basic Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a science-related field or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)At least three years of laboratory experience with knowledge of regulatory requirementsComputer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, powerpoint and database is a plusExperience with cGMP and/or FDA regulated environments is a plusAuthorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorshipAdditional InformationPosition is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm, 2nd shift is also availble for this position if desired. 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.Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.I'm interested I'm interested Privacy Policy

Keywords: Eurofins Scientific Services, Lancaster , Quality Assurance Specialist, Microbiology, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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