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Analyst (metals) - Eurofins Environment Testing - Denver (Arvada), CO

Eurofins USA
Denver, Colorado, US
Closing date
Dec 6, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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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 Metals Instrument Operator/Analyst prepares and analyzes environmental samples using standard analytical techniques according to scientific and EPA methodology in compliance with Eurofins' Quality Assurance programs and SOP's. Experience with ICP-OES, ICP-MS and/or CVAA is desired.

Analyst I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following

Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

Regular attendance and punctuality

Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate

Performs routine lab tasks that provide experience and familiarization with methods, practices, and programs. These include:

* Preparation of samples using standard techniques

* Performing chemical analysis using standard techniques

* Calculating data

* Recording and reporting data and any unusual test occurrences to the supervisor

* Performing routine instrument maintenance

Responsible for performing job functions in compliance with Eurofins' EHS and QA standards

Responsible for general housekeeping in his/her work area

Ability to become trained and competent on complex instrumentation including but not limited to gas chromatography, gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, atomic absorption, ICP, and instrument specific data systems.

Works under close supervision using routine and standard methods

Aliquots and weighs samples

Washes glassware

Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess

ICP-OES, ICP-MS or CVAA experience

Ability to use calculator/mathematical formulas and concepts

Ability to complete work within time and quality constraints

Can work independently following written or verbal instructions

Cooperate and coordinate both orally and in writing

Able to follow and learn appropriate protocols in one or more of the following disciplines:

* Organic preparation

* Metals preparation and analysis

* Gas Chromatography

* Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

* Radio Chemistry

* Wet Chemistry

* High Resolution preparation and analysis

* Low Resolution preparation and analysis


Basic Minimum Qualifications

BS or BA in chemistry or related field; 3 years laboratory experience may substitute for degree.

Laboratory experience is a plus

Previous production-oriented work helpful (awareness and ability to meet deadlines)

Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Arvada, CO are encouraged to apply.

Pay range up to $25/hr relevant to experience.

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, paid time off, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website .

Eurofins is aM/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 the 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. In addition, certain positions require travel for which vaccination is required in accordance with Eurofins policy.
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