Entry-Level Scientist
Eurofins

Portage, Michigan


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 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 generatedtotal revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Performing physical, chemical, and instrumental analysis of active pharmaceutical ingredients and finished pharmaceutical products (tablets, capsules, parenterals, devices, liquids, creams, and gels) and animal health products
  • Preparing standards and samples for analysis; running the instrumentation independently including, but not limited to, various chromatographic systems, Karl Fischer (Coulometric and Volumetric), UV/Spec, HPLC, and dissolution apparatus
  • Executing method transfer protocols
  • Performing monthly maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Working efficiently, documenting work clearly, and performing tests accurately
  • Ensuring that the client receives quality data by reviewing laboratory data for accuracy, clarity, and adherence to GMP and/or GLP regulations
  • Reads and understands analytical procedures (compendial and client supplied) and internal SOPs
  • Processes data, generates reports, and evaluates data
  • Trains others in laboratory procedures
  • Performs laboratory maintenance
  • Communicates with vendors and repair personnel
  • Writes investigations
  • Leads project/test areas and perform method transfers/feasibility studies
  • Preparing standards and samples for analysis; running the instrumentation independently including, but not limited to, various chromatographic systems, Karl Fischer (Coulometric and Volumetric), UV/Spec, HPLC, and dissolution apparatus

Qualifications

The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • Good dexterity; positive attitude; solution driven
  • Due to the size of the site, employees are required to flex into positions and activities outside their normally assigned duties as workload requires and as trained. These activities require working in all departments including QA, microbiology, chemistry, and general support for laboratory operations
  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • 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, orequivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
  • At least one year laboratory experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday, 1stand 2ndshift available. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Portage, MI 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 aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.


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