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Molecular Biologist

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
San Diego County, California, US
Closing date
Dec 9, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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

Position Responsibilities:

* Perform ddPCR, qPCR, and nucleic acid extractions to support clinical programs including testing of samples from ongoing clinical trials and from manufacturing processes
* Execute and analyze data from experiments
* Compile raw data, perform data trending, and write detailed comprehensive summary reports of assay development and quality control activities
* Provide support in document and SOP review, data entry, and data analysis
* Ensure general maintenance of the laboratory, equipment, and inventory
* Execute processes to support sample receipt and processing for release/stability samples for testing and retains
* Ensure proper and timely completion of testing and tasks as assigned
* Revise test methods or equipment SOPs, raw material specification, and/or sample plans as appropriate
* Identify and facilitate continuous improvements in QC laboratory and systems
* Maintain instrumentation and supporting documentation in a cGMP compliant manner
* Assist in the implementation of new assay methodologies and the associated instrumentation
* Identify and support initiation and completion of deviations, CAPAs, and laboratory investigations
* Perform any combination of sample management tasks, including labeling, preparing for shipping, inventorying, and disposing
* Review and verify sample paperwork against samples to ensure accuracy and communicate discrepancies



* B.S. degree in Biological Sciences or other related field, with a minimum of 2 year of biotechnology, clinical, or pharmaceutical QC laboratory experience
* Prior experience working in a regulated environment (e.g., GMP, GLP, or CLIA) is highly preferred
* Hands on experimental skills qPCR, ddPCR assays and experience performing nucleic acid extractions is required
* Experience with BioRad CFX and QX Manager are strongly preferred
* Proficiency with aseptic techniques for working with cell culture, DNA/RNA, human blood, and blood products is desired

Additional Information

Position is full-time with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Poway, San Diego , CA are encouraged to apply.

What We Offer

* 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 Lancaster Laboratories Professional Scientific Services® (PSS) is a global, award-winning insourcing solution that places our people at our clients' site dedicated to running and managing laboratory services while eliminating headcount, co-employment and project-management worries.

We infuse our 55-year track record of scientific and laboratory operations expertise, as well as HR and great place to work best practices, to recruit, hire, train and manage highly qualified scientists to perform laboratory services using our client's quality systems and equipment.

To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our website

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

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