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.
Eurofins Environment Testing Northwest is searching for an Analyst II in the Tacoma, WA area
The Analyst II prepares and analyzes environmental samples using both standard and complex testing according to scientific and EPA methodology in compliance with Eurofins Environment Testing Northwest Quality Assurance programs and SOP's. Validates and reviews data for accuracy through Level I reviews. Uploads laboratory data into LIMS system to generate data packages for delivery to clients. Must be knowledgeable of a broad range of laboratory testing equipment requiring the exercise of discretion and judgment in its operation.Analyst II responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Performs laboratory procedures requiring knowledge of scientific methods and testing procedures including:
- Batching and prepping samples for analysis taking into account special and varied client and QA requirements
- Making reagents for sample analysis
- Aliquots extracted samples to maximize laboratory productivity
- Preparing appropriate standards to ensure compliant data
- Determining appropriate routine and complex analysis methods for a wide variety of organic and inorganic samples
- Operation, calibration, and maintenance of laboratory instruments
Uploads data into LIMS system for review.
Performs Level I review of data produced to ensure accuracy.
Monitors refrigerator temperatures.
Responsible for performing job functions within TestAmerica EHS and QA standards.
Maintains housekeeping standards for work area.
Inventories and stocks laboratory supplies.
Washes and inventories glassware.
Writes NCM's for projects with QA issues.
Purges analyzed samples.
Assists in training new analysts on laboratory procedures.
Assists in other areas of laboratory when needed.Qualifications
The ideal candidate would possess:
Experience with EPA Methods 8270, 8081, or 8082
Ability to problem solve
Team participation and meeting management skills
Time management and organization skills
Ability to use calculator/mathematical formulas and concepts
Strong reading, writing and speaking skills
Complete work within time and quality constraints
Work independently following written or verbal instructions
Cooperate and coordinate both orally and in writing
Ability to follow and learn appropriate protocols in one or more of the following disciplines:
Basic Minimum Qualifications
- Gas Chromatography
- Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
BS or BA in chemistry or related field; 3 years laboratory experience may substitute for degree.
Minimum 2 years' experience in routine and complex laboratory procedures using GC-MS, GC-ECD, or GC-FID, preferably in a production environment
Previous production-oriented work 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.Additional Information
As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options 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 may be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.
In a fast growing group, successful leaders are frequently being offered increased areas of responsibility (subject to geographic mobility).
Eurofins offers international opportunities to strong performers.Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
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.