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Microbiologist- Entry Level

Eurofins USA
Portage, Michigan, US
Closing date
Aug 6, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
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 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 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 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 generatedtotal revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
Job Description
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Performs laboratory operations with good dexterity, good laboratory techniques, and high degree of accuracy and precision
  • Prepares reagents, samples, and standards according to procedures
  • Documents testing, observations, deviations, and results clearly and completely
  • Understands and performs calculations as required by test methods
  • Understands and utilizes computers for information access, calculations, and report preparation
  • Reads and understands analytical procedures (compendial and client supplied) and internal SOPs
  • Commitment to occasional overtime as workload requires; works overtime and/or adjusts working hours when necessary to meet client requirements
  • Trains others in laboratory procedures
  • Performs laboratory maintenance
  • Communicates with vendors and repair personnel
  • Performs laboratory work on weekends and holidays on a rotating basis with other members of the department
  • Due to the size of the site, employees are required to flex into positions and activities outside their normally assigned duties as workload requires and as trained. These activities require working in all departments including QA, microbiology, chemistry, and general support for laboratory operations.

This position is seeking candidates that are able to work 2nd shift, 2 PM- 10:00 PM. There will be a differential for any candidate that works on 2nd shift.

This role does not offer sponsorship for workers outside of the United States without prior work authorization.

The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • 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 new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or related degree concentration and some laboratory experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Portage, MI 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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