Analytical Chemist

Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions

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 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 47,000 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 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Analytical Chemist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

· Provides support to run analytical methods necessary for the characterization and release of the drug substance and drug product

· May provide support in purification laboratory to verify mass and purity of purified materials using LC/MS in high throughput environment.

· Conducts various experiments, primarily HPLC and GC, but may include water content, dissolution testing, and residual solvents

· Performs set up and analyzing stability samples of development and clinical supplies

· Documentation and reporting of results

Qualifications

The ideal candidate would possess :

· Strong computer (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook), 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

· Experience supporting analytical methods

· Experience conducting HPLC, GC, and dissolution experiments

· HPLC industry experience preferred.

· Ability to develop and maintain effective, trusting work and customer relationships

· Self-starter, able to prioritize work and work efficiently with minimal supervision

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

· Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)

· At least 1 year of laboratory experience

· Ability to work with beta-lactams including cephalosporins and penicillins

· 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 Kalamazoo, 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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