Laboratory Supervisor

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

Lancaster, Pennsylvania - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Associate

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
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 is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins 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. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.
In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. 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.
In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
Job Description
Purpose of the Job and Expected outcome
To supervise and oversee the general operation including testing and reporting of results for the US laboratory including the areas of Chemistry, Hematology, Molecular, Microbiology, Special Chemistry, and Virology testing. Leads the training and technical oversight of staff in quality, service, fiscal productivity and customer/employee satisfaction goals and objectives.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Ensure samples are tested and results reported within expected turnaround time.
  • Functions as the technical expert, performing and maintaining proficiency for procedures and equipment within the section.
  • Review clinical protocols and lead the development of lab protocols for studies and provide technical guidance to Eurofins Project Management group as well as sponsors as needed.
  • Works with SME and Team leads to ensure UATs are written and executed for new instrumentation and software.
  • Oversees writing and execution of new instrument and test validations with the assistance of SMEs and leads.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving technical and equipment problems.
  • Plans daily work schedule and assignments for sections ensuring that work is done and reported promptly and accurately; preparing schedules and arranging coverage.
  • Perform reporting tasks to ensure timely release of validated test results.
  • Performs review of monthly maintenance and ensures proper documentation.
  • Recognizes the need for and assumes daily departmental responsibilities, in the case of staffing shortages.
  • Establishes and monitors preventive maintenance and quality control procedures for all equipment and methods, documenting review as required.
  • Completes all proficiency testing in the allotted time, reviewing results, taking corrective action and documenting review.
  • Writes and reviews general and technical laboratory SOPs.
  • Assists Management in the investigation of quality investigations (CAPAs), both internal and external.
  • Ensures that time and attendance for subordinates meet departmental expectations. Monitors and approves payroll.
  • Interviews candidates for technical positions.
  • Supervises the orientation and training of new personnel. Conducts performance appraisals in a timely manner and documents above or below standard performance, providing supporting documentation.
  • Makes suggestions for improved work methods and ways to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and solve operational problems.
  • Understands and follows company policies and procedures.
  • Works with other departments to plan for and accomplish organizational goals and objectives, and development and execution of organizational projects
  • Other activities as assigned
Available Positions:
1st Shift: Hematology and Chemistry; 9a - 5:30p, Rotating Weeks Monday - Friday and Tuesday - Saturday; training on first shift
1st Shift: Microbiology/Virology and Lab Assistants; 9a - 5:30p, Rotating Weeks Monday - Friday and Tuesday - Saturday; training on first shift
2nd Shift: Virology and Chemistry; 3p - 11:30p, Rotating Weeks Monday - Friday and Tuesday - Saturday; training on first shift
3rd Shift: Virology and Chemistry; 11p - 7:30a, Rotating Weeks Sunday - Thursday and Monday - Friday; Training on a combination of first and second shift
Qualifications
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
  • Authorization to work in the US, for any employer, indefinitely, without sponsorship.
  • Minimum 6 years working in a diagnostic, clinical laboratory working with modern automation
  • Proficient usage of a commercial grade or customized clinical LIMS
  • Prior managerial experience preferred, but not required
  • Associate degree in a laboratory science or medical technology or equivalent education and training with at least two years of training and/or experience in high complexity testing
    • Or Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science or medical technology from an accredited institution with at least four years of laboratory training and/or experience in high complexity testing
    • Or Doctoral degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution with at least one year of laboratory training and/or experience in high complexity testing; or
    • Or Master's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution with at least two years of laboratory training and/or experience in high complexity testing;
  • Certification by ASCP, NCA, or AMT required; generalist or other relevant certification
  • Fluent in English.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office tools and Ep Evaluator.
  • Capable of prolonged usage of analytical and computer systems (>75% time). Ability to lift up to 20 lbs from time to time
  • Ability to work and train on indicated schedule, with additional potential flexibility
The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • Commits to perform work and to behave according to the agreements established in SOPs, within the overall quality system and, where applicable, the specific applicable quality system.
  • Ability to set concrete goals, taking into account the common interest, does everything to achieve the primary study objectives.
  • Ability to set and follow priorities, working accurately following set procedures and under deadlines.
  • Is focused on improvement and optimization of processes within the laboratory.
  • Shows detailed knowledge and skills with regard to the work, keeps up to date and increases professional knowledge, keeping abreast of the latest developments.
  • Proficient in good laboratory and documentation practices.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Capable of identifying problems, root causes and solutions, documenting deviations and notifying superiors.
Additional Information
  • 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 Central Labs, LLC are committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace environment and is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), disability, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state, or local law. The Company’s policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer all employment-related matters on the basis of an individual's qualifications, abilities and efforts without regard to protected status.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania - United States

Experience:

  • Associate

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview
Eurofins
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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 the environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat 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 is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product 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. Since 1987, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 61,000 staff across a network of independent companies in 61 countries, operating ca. 900 laboratories. Performing over 450 million tests every year, 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. Ever since its IPO on the French stock exchange in 1997, Eurofins has been one of the fastest growing listed European companies.
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