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Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Employer
Eurofins USA
Location
Capitol, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 22, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forensics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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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 laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It 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. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer 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 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
Job Description

Job Description
  • Support client research objectives in the area of molecular and microbiology.
  • Carry out routine tasks in support of laboratory operations, including, but not limited to: microbiology media preparation; plating; inoculation; incubation; colony identification; counting; and data reporting.
  • Ensure efficient operations of the laboratory by ensuring that supplies and consumables are ordered, stocked, and lab space maintained in accordance to 5S.
  • Maintain strict record keeping by updating hard copy and electronic records.
  • Ensure highest quality and integrity of data generated.
  • Maintain the highest level of organization, accuracy, and detail


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Strong experience working in a microbiology laboratory
  • College degree in microbiology, cell biology, or related scientific discipline preferred
  • 1+ years of industry experience preferred
  • Strong familiarity with microbiological practices, methods, techniques, and procedures
  • Strong understanding and educational foundation in the biological sciences
  • Ability to stand and work on the feet in a laboratory environment
  • Detailed-oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills along with demonstrated ability to collaborate with others.
  • Demonstrate strong client service skills, teamwork, and collaboration
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday- Friday 8:00am -5:00pm pm.Overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Richmond, VA are encouraged to apply.
  • 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.

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