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Scientist I

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 11, 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 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 is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organization services. Eurofins 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 Organizations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialized and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

Job Description

  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Organizes and conducts routine analyses independently and in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines
  • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records
  • Independently able to use and perform basic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks, while learning to perform routine and non-routine maintenance
  • Provides input and participates in project meetings
  • Performs peer review and QC review of data
  • Performs assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively completes multiple assignments.
  • Contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude. Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.
  • Understands data generated, and history of methods.
  • Recognizes deviations from normal results and inform Study Director, Principal Investigator, and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and participates in corrective action of problems.
  • Identifies problems, determines appropriate actions, and implements solutions with support or independently as appropriate.
  • Able to adapt to new procedures or particular needs as directed.
  • Able to identify critical steps in an assay.
  • May assist in optimizing and validating methods for a variety of matrices
  • Participates in client visits or calls as needed
  • Learns to write text for reports, methods and, or protocols

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (Laboratory experience may be substituted for degree)
    • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

      Other Considerations
      • May work with potentially hazardous substances and/or radio labeled materials
      • Mandatory immunizations and screening as required
      • Expected to understand the process for handling hazardous wastes and receive on-the-job training for handling specific waste types in their job area.
      • Will be exposed to food allergens (ex. Milk, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, etc.)
      • Work requires some standing and sitting for long periods of time, including working within a laboratory hood and standing at a bench top.
      • Work requires use of PPE (personal protective equipment).
      • Overtime and weekend work as required
      • Will be exposed to potential food allergens

        Additional Information

        Position is Full-Time, Monday-Friday, First Shift, with additional hours as needed. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Yakima, WA are encouraged to apply.

        What We Offer
        • 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.

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

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Yakima , Scientist I, Other , Yakima, Washington

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