Scientist I - Compound Manager

San Diego, California

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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.

Become your most extraordinary self! Our team is intensely proud to be a major provider of services and products to the drug discovery research industry. Join Eurofins DiscoverXpart of the Eurofins Discovery ™ group of companies serving global clients in the Pharma and Biotech industries. Work alongside industry experts and collaborate with team members to directly and positively impact human health worldwide!

We have a philosophy to support work life balance, career progression opportunities and offer many benefits such as formal mentoring programs, tuition reimbursement, extensive career training programs, competitive health benefits, paid time off and 10 annual paid holidays*.

Job Description

Position Summary:

Member of the San Diego Pharma Discovery Services team; responsible for the inventory control & management of molecules needed for assays and experiments. The position utilizes knowledge of chemistry, robotics, biology, web tools, assay services, and database management: to ensure client samples are received, processed, and prepared to be tested in a wide variety of biochemical and cellular assays. The position will focus on the receipt, management, and preparation of compounds, as well as operation of liquid handling equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Receipt and storage of customer compounds

• Registration of customer compounds in database

  • Data entry in ERP/order-management systems
• Manage reference & tool compounds inventory, including ordering & database entry

• Maintaining inventory for consumable/labware items

• Reconstituting new compound stocks as required

• Generating compound plates for testing using robotics and acoustic dispensing

• Programming and operation of liquid handling equipment

• Foster inter-team relationships to enhance capabilities and adaptability
  • Support for high-throughput screens as needed
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Performs other duties as assigned
• Provides cross-functional support to other departments as required

• Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements


Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):

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):

Bachelor's Degree + 2 yrs experience OR higher degree

Ability and/or Skills (BMQ):

• Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications, especially Excel

• Ability to calculate molarity and prepare testing samples from stock solutions or powders

• Must be detailed oriented and consistent in experimental approach

• Must be team-oriented and work well with others

• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

• Must be comfortable and experienced working in a commercially focused lab environment

• Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills

Additional preferences:

• Experience with databases preferable

Additional Information


This position description is written as a guideline to inform employees of what is generally expected of them at each job level. The description is not intended to be all encompassing or limiting in any manner; rather, it is hoped it will add understanding and better reflect the work performed at all levels of employment. Duties and responsibilities other than those listed may be included as needed within the work group or the company as a whole.

The above information may not be used or duplicated by others without written consent.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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