Microbiology Analyst

Eurofins USA
Nashville, Tennessee, US
May 02, 2021
May 05, 2021
Biology, Forensics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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 generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Perform environmental and process monitoring sampling and testing (product, surface, water, etc.). This position is approximately 50% sample collection on the manufacturing floor, and 50% laboratory activities/processing
  • Sample collection and handling to ensure proper testing is performed
  • Reagent and media preparation
  • Maintains laboratory supplies, media, and reagents inventory
  • Perform microbiology testing such as cell count, Gram stain, growth promotion, etc.
  • Plating, centrifuging, accessing environmental chambers, all while maintaining and aseptic environment and eliminating contamination
  • Maintain, monitor, troubleshoot laboratory instruments such as: freezers, refrigerators, incubators, Biological Safety Cabinets, centrifuges, autoclaves, microscopes, spectrophotometers
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in microbiology, chemistry, biology 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)
  • Ability to work in dry, hot, dusty environment
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE (i.e. daily uniform, safety glasses, and safety shoes) when necessary
  • Experience with microbiology techniques, aseptic technique, and good documentation practices-previous GLP or GMP experience preferred
  • Strong computer, scientific, organizational, and documentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving 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
  • Previous work experience in or familiarity of ISO 17025 or ISO 9000 requirements
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 6:00am-2:30pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Nashville, TN 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 a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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