Project Manager Assistant - Eurofins Environment Testing America - Knoxville, TN

Employer
Eurofins USA
Location
Knoxville, Tennessee, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 5, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forensics
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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 55,000 staff across a network of more than 1000 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 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Eurofins Test America is searching for a Project Management Assistant I in Knoxville, TN.

The Project Management Assistant I (PMA I) supports the Project Management staff in servicing clients to meet the Client Service Organization mission.

Project Management Assistant I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

Sample Receipt
  • Review samples at receipt
  • Open coolers and packages received from couriers
  • Log in samples into Lab Management system
  • Proper documentation of sample receipt conditions and all client communications related to receiving samples
  • Transfer samples to designated areas
  • Assists in maintenance of walk-in coolers
  • Generates subcontract paperwork
Media
  • Maintain sample collection media inventory
  • Order supplies as needed
  • Generate sample collection media orders
Project Set-Up
  • Emails client sample receipt confirmation
  • Maintain sample collection media inventory
  • Order supplies as needed
  • Generate sample collection media orders
Project set-up:
  • Sample collection media preparation
  • Schedules courier or field sampler, as needed
  • Package sample collection media and reagent media
  • Ship sample collection media and reagent media
  • Maintain and communicate sample collection media status

Qualifications

The ideal candidate would possess :
  • Professional and patient with customers
  • Responsive problem solver and action oriented
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, to keep accurate records and follow instructions
  • Strong sense of personal accountability and responsibility
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills, using routine software applications, such as Outlook, Office, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Confront and successfully resolve day-to-day problems
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
Basic Minimum Qualifications :
  • Associates degree from an accredited university; four years client-relationship/client service experience may substitute for degree
  • 1-3 years business experience required
  • Bench chemist experience is a plus
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Knoxville, TN are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.

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

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.

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