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Microbiology Laboratory Technician - Eurofins EMLab P&K - Marlton, NJ

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
Beverly, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Project Management, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description

The Analyst prepares and analyzes environmental samples according to scientific methodology in compliance with company Quality Assurance programs and standard operating procedures, and must be knowledgeable of both job-specific routine and complex analyses. The analyst validates and reviews data for accuracy, and uploads laboratory data into the LIMS that ultimately generates required reports to clients. Schedules sample workload according to due dates and sample hold times, and must be knowledgeable of the job-specific laboratory testing equipment, requiring the exercise of discretion and judgment in its operation.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
  • Prepare and analyze environmental samples
  • Accurately enters and reports analytical data using the LIMS
  • Performs independent data reviews for other analysts' work
  • Performs analysis of reference materials, proficiency samples and other quality control samples as needed
  • Maintains client service and provides technical support as needed
  • Assists the Quality Assurance Manager in development, implementation and data collection of QA processes for the different analytical tests
  • Performs confirmation of lab results as needed by client services personnel
  • Performs and completes all analytical testing QA related tasks as needed
  • Assists in pursuing, receiving and maintaining necessary laboratory accreditations
  • Maintains and updates all necessary Training and QA documents onsite as necessary
  • Co-ordinates and manages projects according to their rush status and due time for timely delivery
  • Assists co-workers on analytical questions, as necessary
  • Participates in Lean initiatives and projects when called upon
  • Follows company policies and procedures
  • Manages and maintains the inventory of re-sale supply items and laboratory consumables and takes necessary steps to re-order supplies as needed
  • Manages and disposes analyzed samples as needed
  • Trains new mycology or bacteriology or asbestos or other analytical testing Analysts as needed
  • Recommends and coordinates sample transfer as necessary
  • Establishes and maintains laboratory stock culture and reference samples
  • Performs root cause analysis and determines and implements corrective actions for errors and issues as necessary
  • Maintains all equipment properly and co-ordinates servicing of all equipment used in the laboratory, as needed
  • Routinely communicates available capacity to senior management
  • Supports other departments within the lab (mycology, asbestos, bacteriology, and other) when appropriate and as needed
  • Other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Supervisor/Manager

Position Specific Responsibilities
  • Prepares media for daily use
  • Water filtration
  • Plating of samples on specified agar (water, bulk, swabs, etc) for bacterial/fungal analysis
  • Incubation of samples
  • Prioritization and organization of daily sample loads
  • Performing required analyses within hold time requirements
  • Maintaining QA documentation
  • Managing and maintaining stock cultures for controls
  • Preparing monthly unknowns for internal company proficiency testing
  • Communication with other departments for assistance as needed
  • Open communication with management and project management as needed
  • Performing HPC analysis
  • Performing TC/EC analysis
  • Equipment maintenance (pipettes, balances, autoclaves, etc)
  • Work as a team to complete daily workload

Qualifications

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): BS or BA in a closely related science

Experience: 1 year work laboratory experience preferred

Ability And/or Skills (BMQ)
  • Environmental methodologies
  • General regulatory requirements
  • Analytical laboratory techniques
  • Laboratory QA requirements
  • Knowledge of computers, spreadsheets, and databases

Additional Information

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.

This is a full-time position M- F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

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

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.
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