Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical 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, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.
Group’s key figures (as of March 2019) are approx. 4.56 billion Euros, over 800 laboratories across 47 countries and about 45,000 staff.
Eurofins Test America is searching for an Analyst III in Savannah, GA.
The Analyst III prepares and analyzes environmental samples according to scientific and EPA methodology in compliance with TestAmerica’s Quality Assurance programs and SOP’s. Must be knowledgeable of both standard and complex analyses. Validates and reviews data for accuracy through Level I and II reviews. Uploads laboratory data into LIMS system to generate data packages for delivery to clients. Schedules sample workload according to due dates and sample hold times. Must be knowledgeable of a broad range of laboratory testing equipment requiring the exercise of discretion and judgment in its operation.
Analyst III responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
o Operation, calibration, maintenance/troubleshooting of laboratory instruments
o Experience with Agilent 6890/5973 GC MS
o Experience with EST Purge and Trap and concentrators – Centurion, Evolution, OI Analytical Autosampler
o Scheduling priority of samples to be analyzed to meet deadlines and maintain sample integrity
o Batching and prepping samples for analysis taking into account special and varied client and QA requirements
o Making reagents for sample analysis
o Preparing appropriate standards to ensure compliant data
o Determining appropriate analysis methods for a wide variety of organic and inorganic samples using both routine and complex matrices
o Uploads data into LIMS system to provide Reporting Department with the necessary information to produce data packages.
o Performs Level I review of data to ensure compliance with scientific methods and SOP’s.
o Monitors refrigerator temperatures
o Responsible for performing job functions within TestAmerica EHS and QA standards.
o Maintains housekeeping standards for work area.
o Inventories and stocks laboratory supplies.
o Performs Level II review of data to finalize data for PM’s and clients.
The ideal candidate would possess:
· Experience with Analytical and/or General Science
· Experience with scientific methods and method compliance
· Possesses knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures
· Experience with operating and calibrating laboratory instruments
· Skilled with computers and laboratory software
· Advanced knowledge of laboratory procedures
· Laboratory safety rules and chemical hazards
· Ability to problem solve
· Good communication skills
· Computer skills
· Organizational skills
· Word processing and working with spreadsheets
· Report review
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living in the US southeast region and willing to relocate to Savannah, GA are encouraged to apply.
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 www.eurofinsus.com.
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
· BS/BA degree in chemistry or related field
· Minimum 3 years’ direct experience in GC/MS – Purge and trap technology, including routine and complex matrices, preferably in a production environment
· Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.