Associate Scientist (Entry Level/May grads welcome) - Environmental

Employer
Eurofins USA
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 08, 2021
Closes
May 19, 2021
Ref
2169088554
Discipline
Forensics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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

Associate Chemist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

•Maintain GC/MS instrumentation

•Tune and calibrate instrument daily

•Analyze quality control and client samples

•Review and assemble data in an efficient manner with a high degree of quality

•Evaluate current organizational and analytical systems

•Suggest and implement the necessary corrective action to ensure the above can be performed in alignment with client and/or regulatory requirements

•Perform all duties with minimal supervision

Qualifications

The ideal candidate would possess:

•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, andapositive attitude

•Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics, 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)

•Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

The position is full -time schedule forMonday - Friday 4 pm - 12:30am,with additional hours as workload requires. Training will be Monday - Friday 3pm- 11:30pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lancaster, PAare 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.

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