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PSS Manager - QC Microbiology

New York City, New York, US
Closing date
Jul 15, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Forensics, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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

Employee Responsibilities:
  • Leading direct reports, group leaders & their teams, and serving clients in technical client environments such as Quality Control
  • Monthly meetings with each direct report, the Eurofins department and client managers
  • Disseminate administrative communications
  • Apply the highest quality standard in all areas of responsibility
  • Financial responsibilities as defined by department senior leadership
  • Demonstrate and promote the company vision
  • Proactively plan and multitask to maximize productivity
  • Meet all quality and productivity metrics and demonstrate strong teamwork and collaboration
  • Coordinate scheduling & allocation of responsibilities, and new-hire on-boarding process
  • Coordinates training program and equipment maintenance & calibration
  • Development of teambuilding strategies and initiatives
  • Application of Lean concepts to improve operational excellence
  • Meet coverage and performance expectations - Ownership of scope of work
  • Develop Teams by supporting coordination of candidate screening and recruiting
  • Organize technical resources and staff to accomplish client goals within given deadlines
  • Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations
  • Foster morale and teamwork


The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • Scientific background with hands on laboratory experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A good understanding of day-to-day business operations
  • Demonstrated client service skills, teamwork and collaboration
  • Strong computer, scientific and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions and comply with company policies

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field
  • Business management education or experience preferred
  • 4 years of QC Microbiology experience or other hands-on related laboratory experience
  • 2 years of previous dynamic team leadership experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

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

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

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