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Microbiologist Supervisor

Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions
Kankakee County, Illinois, US
Closing date
Jan 21, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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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 Organisation 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 Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. 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.

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

We have an exciting, essential role for Team Leader to perform EM activities as well as supervise a team of EM Analysts improving and saving lives. The EM Analysts will be working on multiple shifts on a client site in the Kankakee, IL area. This Leader will have the opportunity to demonstrate their flexibility, tenacity, problem solving ability, and positive team-player attitude on a daily basis. The team will consist of recent grads as well as employees more experienced in EM and microbiology techniques. The TL will train, develop and mentor team members to ensure we are not only meeting client business needs, but exceeding service expectations. This team will execute environmental monitoring sampling of grade A and B monitored areas, static surveys, perform personnel monitoring sampling (e.g. support of gown certification testing), and perform routine equipment cleaning verification.


The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • At least 3 years microbiology experience
  • At least 1 year of leadership experience
  • Experience implementing new innovations
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS degree in biological or related sciences
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience working in a GMP environment
  • Aseptic experience
  • Microbiology or direct sterile lab/manufacturing experience
  • Experience using a LIMS system
  • Superior time management
  • Effective oral and written communications
  • Strong problem-solving skills
Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Kankakee, IL 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 Lancaster Laboratories Professional Scientific Services® (PSS) is a global, award-winning insourcing solution that places our people at our clients' site dedicated to running and managing laboratory services while eliminating headcount, co-employment and project-management worries.

We infuse our 55-year track record of scientific and laboratory operations expertise, as well as HR and great place to work best practices, to recruit, hire, train and manage highly qualified scientists to perform laboratory services using our client's quality systems and equipment.

To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our website

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