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GC/MS Analyst II - Eurofins Environment Testing - Sacramento

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
West Sacramento, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forensics
Salary Type
Salary
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 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

The Analyst II prepares and analyzes environmental samples using both

standard and complex testing according to scientific and EPA methodology

in compliance with Quality Assurance programs and 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.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

BS/BA degree in chemistry or related field. 3 years laboratory experience may

substitute for degree.

Experience

Minimum 2 years experience in routine and complex laboratory procedures

and instruments, preferably in a production environment. Experience with GC/MS instrumentation and troubleshooting required.

Knowledge
  • Analytical and/or General Science
  • Scientific methods and method compliance
  • Strong mathematics background
  • Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operating and calibrating laboratory instruments
  • Skilled with computers and laboratory software
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures
  • Laboratory safety rules and chemical hazards

Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Abilities
  • Use calculator/mathematical formulas and concepts of Chemistry
  • Complete work within time and quality constraints
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Multi-tasking

Additional Information

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates may 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.

Evolution

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.

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 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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